MediaPress | BuddyDev


MediaPress is a modern media gallery solution for WordPress & BuddyPress. At the moment, MediaPress is almost(We need you to decide) the best option available for BuddyPress photo gallery, BuddyPress video gallery, BuddyPress audio and BuddyPress documents gallery.

If you are looking for a lightweight, feature rich BuddyPress Media Gallery solution that provides pleasant experience for your users, Please give a try to MediaPress.

MediaPress has modular architecture, that makes it easier for developers to extend while keeping the code simple to maintain.

It is built to be reliable, scalable, secure and flexible. We have worked hard to make it easy to use and we will love your feedback in making it better.

MediaPress core comes packed with powerful features, some of which are listed below:-

For WordPress:-

  • WordPress Sitewide Photo Gallery, Video Gallery, Audio Gallery, Document Gallery
  • Front End Gallery Creation and upload
  • Allows adding videos from youtube, vimeo facebook etc to BuddyPress Activity and Gallery.
  • Add remote media using link(oembed or direct link to remote file).
  • Most awesome Gallery creation & Management via Dashboard(try and you will love it)
  • Flexible Privacy for photo, video, audio and other media types
  • Easily extensible Gallery/Media Views
  • If you are a theme designer, you can rewrite whole layout using your own templates
  • Extensive admin options
  • We will improve it a lot more for WordPress in future

MediaPress gives full control to the site admins while making it easier for them/their users to upload media.

For BuddyPress, MediaPress provides following features:-

  • BuddyPress activity wall upload for videos/audio/photos/documents
  • BuddyPress Photo Gallery, BuddyPress Video Gallery, BuddyPress Audio Gallery and Document Gallery for users and groups
  • Add youtube video, facebook video, photo etc to BuddyPress/WordPress(using oembed).
  • Add video, photos from another server using link.
  • Highly flexible privacy system (Inbuilt support for public, private, logged in, friends only, groups only, following only, followers only privacy)
  • Drag and Drop Uploader
  • Easy to extend API for other components
  • Easy to extend API to support new media types
  • Multiple Layout for media(Grid, playlist, list)
  • Playlist view support for audio/Video Galleries
  • Shortcode for everything you want(almost).
  • Widgets to help you list galleries, media, playlist , audio etc.
  • Extensive admin options.

Are you a developer?

Here is a short list of things you can do with few lines of code:-

  • Use a different storage manager( we support local uploads in core, you can write one for the cloud, check core/storage/storage-manager.php for details)
  • Add support for a new Media Type.
  • Write a custom media loop using MPP_Media_Query
  • Write your own custom Gallery loop/list using MPP_Gallery_Query

We have also got some nice developer documentation ready for you and more will keep coming in future.


If you are looking to extend MediaPress further, we have some free and paid addons for you

Extending with Addons

Here are some of our available addons for MediaPress.

Looking for more powerful BuddyPress plugins? Check out our list of amazing BuddyPress plugins.

We are here to help with everything you need with MediaPress.
Please use BuddyDev community forum or premium forums for support(We support both free & paid members without any differentiation ).

MediaPress is young, If there is a feature that you need, please let us know at our forums. We will be happy to have it if it is going to help the community.
MediaPress is a community project and we welcome all contributions, be it with Ideas, technical or anything you deem fit.

If you are a developer, let us work together. Please use github repo for development.

BuddyPress & MediaPress Maintenance & Custom development

If you need any assistance with setting up or adding new features to BuddyPress or MediaPress, Our team is available for hire.
Please use our BuddyPress Development Services for any custom development needs.


This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.

You may use our Installation guide (recommended) or follow the following steps.

  1. Download (where xyz is version number )and extract
  2. Upload mediapress directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  4. Visit Dashboard->MediaPress->Settings and click save ( It is important )
  5. That’s all. Go ahead and start uploading.
  6. Want to understand each setting, please see our Configuration guide

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