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BuddyPress Courseware


A BuddyPress GSoC 2010/2011 project.

Here’s the features list:

  • Class Dashboard
    • Progress Indicator
    • Overall status
    • Student evolution (based on received grates)
  • Courses / Curriculum
  • Lectures
    • Handbook/Tree style for content organization
    • Bookmarking of lectures
  • Bibliography
    • Web API’s integration with WorldCat/ISBNdb
    • BibTex Import
  • Assignments
    • Responses
    • Quizzes/Tests form builder with automatic grading and response evaluation
    • Forum/bbPress integration
    • Gradebook
    • CSV Import
  • Schedules
    • Calendar
    • Month, Week, Day view
    • Integrates with Assignments due date
    • iCal export/feed
  • Customization using an external CSS
  • Notifications/Emails
  • Activity Streams
  • Localizations

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Plugin page header banner stolen from SMBC#1092


Before asking questions, please check the BuddyPress Courseware Handbook.


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Contributors and Developers

“BuddyPress Courseware” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


Change Log


  • Fixed form builder select option uniqness.
  • Fixed teachers dashboard count.
  • Fixed typo not adding teacher role response capabilities.
  • Updated jquery.fullcalendar.
  • Fixed typo in jquery-ui css dependencies/version.
  • Removed obsolete js dependencies. Now provided by WordPress core.
  • Fixed jquery selector typo.
  • Fix submenu, after removal of BuddyPress page.
  • Small fixes after merge. Updated links.
  • Fix use of deprecated function “add_contextual_help”
  • Fixed a deprecation warning.
  • Fix typos in readme.txt
  • Finish renaming of the project. Remove scholarpress links, names.
  • Fixed plugin directory banner.
  • Updated translation for pt_BR (credits to Dianakc).


  • Added pt_BR translation, huge thanks to Ruan Barbosa.
  • Added banner image.
  • Introducing COURSEWARE_PRIVATE_UPLOADS constant for disabling private uploads.
  • Fixed a couple of typos.
  • Added German localization. Huge thanks to @chaoti
  • Fix a typo with inversed check of return in new response screen. Props @mattvogt.
  • Add jquery-ui datetimepicker. Fixed the regression.


  • Removed pass-by-reference calls. Props @mercime closes #69.
  • Fixed the js issue on schedule pages. Closes #71.
  • Public comments are now visible in assignment pages.
  • Append the private message wit the grade notification.
  • Skip notifications when grade is not updated. Closes #72.
  • Cleaned-up the schedule forms.
  • Updated to latest jquery.formbuilder, minified version.
  • Fixed jquery ui sortable regression.
  • Celebrating new home:


  • WordPress 3.3 BuddyPress 1.5(six-ish) compatibility
  • Fixed dashboard date/time issue
  • Fixed a some warnings, code cleanups
  • Switched to wp_editor()
  • Pot file updated, translations welcome
  • Group course pre-creation #61.Props @imjjss
  • Search now checks through lectures too
  • X-mas release! Happy past birthday to the WordPress core guys and galz!


  • Another maintenance release
  • Fixed ::is_response() regression. Closes #56. Props @enkerli
  • New assignment screen now alerts if no lectures are available


  • Fixed formbuilder regression. Props @enkerli


  • Updated query var for taxonomies
  • Make sure some objects are treated right.
  • cleanups for every BPSP_C=::is_
  • Cleanups in post types and taxonomies
  • Fixed another typo
  • Fixed some typos, improved formbuilder loading
  • Fixed a typo not showing member take quiz button. Closes #55


  • Major codebase changes!!!
  • Assignments reworked (including quizzes, automatic grading)
  • Lectures
  • Cleaner UI/UX
  • Progress indicator and bookmarking
  • 3.2, 1.5 compatibility including distraction free writing mode
  • Lots of security improvements
  • Bookmarking tool
  • Progress indicator tool
  • Breadcrumbs
  • Proper MS support
  • French localisation from Albert Bruc
  • Full changelog


  • Updated wording, @props mrjarbenne. Closes #27
  • Importer should work now with php5.1. Closes #31
  • Close image now loads on response screens. Closes #35
  • Courseware is now compatible with MS admin menu, @props djpaul. Closes #36
  • Fixed the user search according to wp 3.1 changes. Closes #37


  • Fixed the issue with aliens can post responses.
  • Added options to make responses private. Closes #18.
  • Removed due_date field as required from assignments. Closes #23.
  • Fixed screen permissions for assignments,courses and schedule.
  • Added datatables to schedule delete screen.
  • Fixed the Teacher persmission for course editor screen. Closes #26
  • Added error handling for assignments, fixed the late profile sync issue that closes #25
  • Added datatables for schedule listing.
  • Added titles for schedules. Closes #16
  • Fixed assignment due_date typo.
  • Updated jquery.timepicker to 0.7
  • Updated jquery.fullcalendar to 1.4.8
  • The “bábú” release.


  • Added Italian translation, thanks to Luca Camellini
  • Fixed the issue with STYLESHEETPATH | stylesheet_directory
  • Updated the contextual help with plugins recommendations and handbook info, thanks to Kyle
  • Fixed the extended search functionality to work properly on no queries
  • Fixed the MS issue, where do_not_allow was fired by obsolete capability edit_file
  • Final stable release for branch 0.1, dedicated to Moni


  • Fixed some spelling errors
  • Fixed critical query bug in get_objects_in_term() with term_id, props boonebgorges and ebar
  • Fixed localization paths


  • Fixed courseware dashboard and header permissions issues
  • Fixed limited size listing of courses/assignments/schedules
  • Fixed the issue where schedule end_date was reset by a js file
  • Added pot file
  • Celebrating my twenty-three 🙂


  • Minor bugfixes, mostly permissions related issues in courses.
  • The calendar now shows the assignment due_dates, even if no schedules exist.


  • First stable release.