BuddyPress for Sensei

BuddyPress for Sensei integrates the WooThemes Sensei plugin with BuddyPress, so you can add groups, activity, members, and forums to your courses.

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Want your students and teachers to interact with each other? BuddyPress for Sensei turns your course driven website into a social education platform, creating a seamless bridge between BuddyPress and Sensei.

BuddyPress Groups

Easily tie any Sensei Course to a BuddyPress Group.

  • Course participants automatically get added as members to the group
  • Group becomes private to course participants and invited members
  • Course Lessons become visible at the group
  • Course activity gets streamed into the group feed (optional)
  • Forum gets added to the group (if bbPress is enabled)
  • Course featured image becomes group avatar (if no group avatar has been set)

BuddyPress Activity

Activity is one of the core features of BuddyPress, allowing users to interact with each other in real-time. When a course is tied to a group, course actions are optionally added to the group’s activity stream. Group admins can determine which actions to allow in their group, including:

  • User starts a course
  • User completes a course
  • User creates a lesson
  • User completes a lesson
  • User passes a quiz
  • User comments on single lesson page

BuddyPress Members

  • Your members can view their Active and Completed courses in their profiles.
  • Teachers and Students get added as filterable tabs in your Members directory.
  • Teachers get a quick link in their profile to the “Add Course” area in the WordPress dashboard.
  • All Sensei user links redirect to member profiles (instead of author pages).

BuddyPress Messages

Sensei comes with a basic messaging component. If BuddyPress Messaging is enabled, all Sensei messaging is replaced with native BuddyPress messaging, giving users a consistent experience and more powerful messaging capabilities.

bbPress Forums

If bbPress is enabled, a forum will be tied to every “course group” automatically, using the same name as the course for the forum title. Group members can then discuss the course in one central location.