BuddyPress 2.1 Beta 1 is out to get ready for the stable 2.1 release in just a few weeks. This release with feature some minor changes and few new features. This beta release addresses nearly 150 trac tickets, which you can check at this link.
Here are some notable changes from this release:
- New @mentions interface which will suggest usernames upon typing @ when leaving status update or commenting on an activity item or blog post.
- New password strength meter on the registration and user settings pages.
- New “URL” field type for xProfiles.
- Higher quality translations automatically fetched by WordPress.
- And tons of under-the-hood tweaks.