PeepSo is a super-light, free, user profile and social network plugin for WordPress that allows you to quickly and effortlessly add a social network or an online community, similar to Facebook right inside your WordPress site. Social network for WordPress – in just a few clicks!
The plugin supports the addition of a social networking plugin in the main area of your WordPress site. Widgets that display users’ photos, videos and friends are also available on installation and can be placed on any widget position inside your theme, or directly inside PeepSo itself.
Our primary goal when developing this social networking plugin for WordPress was to provide those who wanted to create a community with WordPress an alternative to the existing solutions, with a modern look and feel, lots of great features and scalability.
What sets PeepSo apart from other social networking solutions is its light weight and stellar design. PeepSo works right out of the box and within seconds, you can start a social network, right inside your WordPress site. There’s no need to hire a developer, mess with code, hack another plugin to make it look and work the way you want it. It simply works.
Some of the features that PeepSo offers are:
- Frontend user profiles with avatars and cover images
- Frontend user registration
- Frontend user login
- Frontend user listing with search and filtering
- User profiles
- User Hover cards
- Custom Reactions on user posts
- Scheduled Posts that are published at specified time and date
- Customizable Profile Fields with multiple/single select, date, text, country and more options…
- Blog Posts integration with comments and reactions
- Activity Stream of the entire community
- Activity Stream filtering
- Activity Stream for user profiles
- Search in Activity Stream Posts
- Users can share their status updates with different privacy settings
- Real time onsite user notifications
- User email notifications
- Notification previews
- Dedicated user roles
- External links redirect warning
- Markdown support in Posts, Comments and user Profile Fields
- Built-in security including brute force protection
- Nested Comments under user posts within your community
- Pinned Posts – these are great for making announcements
- Post and Comment edit history indication
- PeepSo Profile widget with real time notifications
- PeepSo Online Members widget showing who’s online
- PeepSo Latest Members widget showing latest members
- PeepSo Hashtags widget showing tag cloud of the most used hashtags in posts throughout the entire community.
- PeepSo UserBar Widget showing user navigation and notifications anywhere on your site
- Coherent configuration
- Dashboard with an Overview of your Community
- Light, Dark, Green, Red, Blue color themes to choose from
- RTL support
- Built-in community SEO & OG configuration
- Ability to share user profiles to other networks like: Facebook, Twitter etc.
- Ability to share user posts to other networks like: Facebook, Twitter etc.
- Built-in GDPR Compliance Settings
- Easy assets, css, template overrides
- Location for Posts and profile fields
- Tagging users in posts and comments
- Moods for posts
- And many, many more…
Read about the features here: PeepSo.com
On top of all the previously mentioned features you’ll also get:
- Stability – it’s rock solid! You can sleep well and not worry about anything.
- Upgrades will never break anything on your site.
- Works out of the box – 1st time. Everytime. Period.
- Lots of Features – and PeepSo is free. Forever.
- Fanatical Support – yes. We proudly support our plugins. No, You don’t have to pay for support. It’s included.
PeepSo is totally free. We encourage you to install it and see how it works. PeepSo has a range of extensions that allow you to extend the power of Your Community.
— Paid plugins for PeepSo —
CORE • WHAT’S MOST IMPORTANT
- Chat – Live chat and messages between two or more users.
- Friends – Friend connections and “friends” privacy level on posts.
- Groups – Open, closed and secret groups as well as announcement (read only) groups.
- Photos – Upload photos and create photo albums.
- Polls – Post poll questions for others to vote on.
- Audio & Video – Upload Video and Audio files or share links from supported providers. Supported live stream videos from YouTube and other supported providers.
EXTRAS • EXTEND YOUR COMMUNITY EVEN FURTHER
- Email Digest – Bring users back with automated newsletter sending summary of most relevant content from your community.
- User Limits – Decide which users have access to which features based on User Role or profile completeness.
- VIP – Assign custom badges to users based on your preference, LearnDash integration or membership level (PMP Integration).
- WordFilter – Filter out any kind of unwanted language from your posts, comments and chat.
- AutoFriends – Automatically create friend connections.
INTEGRATIONS • COMBINE PEEPSO WITH OTHER SOLUTIONS
- GIPHY – Send GIPHY gifs in post comments and chat.
- BadgeOS – Gamification system for community engagement – reward your users with points and achievements.
- myCRED – Points for community engagement – reward your users with points within myCRED.
MONETIZATION • EARN MONEY FROM YOUR PEEPSO COMMUNITY
- LearnDash – Monetize Your Community with online courses.
- Advanced Ads – Targeted ads based on user profiles, group membership, roles and more.
- WPAdverts – Monetize your community with classified ads.
- Paid Memberships Pro – Paid memberships for exclusive community experience.
- WooCommerce – Helps you create a community behind your brand and get social proof.
THEME • WORDPRESS THEME WITH OUTSTANDING PEEPSO SUPPORT
- PeepSo Theme: Gecko – Create an amazing-looking community effortlessly.
PeepSo Ultimate Bundle
Get all currently available and future PeepSo plugins at one price. For more information click here
PeepSo Ultimate & Gecko Theme Bundle
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PeepSo and all of its plugins is translated by professional translators. Translations are shipped within the plugins, currently we have the following translations covered:
- And others will come soon too.
Try the demo
If you want to see how a social networking on WordPress looks live, you can visit our demo site. You will be able to log in as a real user (username: demo, password: demo) and take PeepSo for a test drive. The demo includes most of the premium plugins so you’ll be able to see them in action. Some like Email Digest can’t really be setup for a demo environment.
Or, simply join our own Community and see how it works in a real life environment.
PeepSo automatically generates pages for you with shortcodes to allow you to start fast. Here’s a list of pages and shortcodes available. Use the shortcodes to display the content in case you’ve deleted the automatically generated page.
- User Profile – [peepso_profile]
- Recent Activity – [peepso_activity]
- Members – [peepso_members]
- Password Recovery – [peepso_recover]
- Password Reset – [peepso_reset]
- Site Registration- [peepso_register]
- External Link Warning – [peepso_external_link_warning]
To get a social network on your WordPress site up and running, follow these steps:
- Login to your WordPress admin.
- Choose “Plugins”.
- Search for “PeepSo”.
- Click “Install”.
- Go to “Appearance -> Menus”
- Select the menu you’d like to link to your social network.
- Add the page “Recent Activity” to that menu
Your new social network will now be displayed on your site.
Check out our GitLab repository of our PeepSo Hello World Plugin. It’s a great starting point for your own PeepSo plugins. It showcases how things connect and comes with well documented code.
PeepSo Theme: Gecko
The same team that created PeepSo and its plugins also created a theme: Gecko. With relying on third party themes everything was out of our hands. No control over the actual display, not entirely anyway. A proof of concept was created and we received amazing feedback from the community. With Gecko we have close to limitless possibilities to showcase PeepSo and its plugins in the most stunning way. You can get the theme here: PeepSo Theme: Gecko
From your WordPress dashboard
- Visit “Plugins > Add New”
- Search for “PeepSo”
- Press install
- Activate PeepSo from your Plugins page.
- Download PeepSo
- Navigate to the Admin area of your site.
- Go to Plugins > “Add New”.
- Select “Upload Plugin”.
- Select the ZIP installation file of PeepSo.
- Activate PeepSo from your Plugins page.