Inspired Social Launches

Inspired-Social is an Openfire plugin which combines WordPress and BuddyPress with the Inspired Communications Tool-set to provide a fully collaborative online social community application.

Inspired Social Software Profile

  1. WordPress 3.1.4
  2. BuddyPress 1.2.8
  3. BuddyPress Group Documents by Peter Anselmo, Studio66
  4. BuddyPress Docs 1.1.1 by Boone B Gorges
  5. Facestream 1.1 by Peter Hofman
  6. oEmbed for BuddyPress 0.5.2 by r-a-y
  7. Private BuddyPress 1.0.4 by Dennis Morhardt
  8. BuddyPress Group Email Subscriptions By Deryk Wenaus, boonebgorges
  9. WP Better Emails 0.1.3 By ArtyShow
  10. Article2PDF 0.27 By Marc Schieferdecker
  11. BuddyPress Album+ By The BP-Media Team
  12. BuddyPress BuddyPack Themes 1.2 by Michael Kuhlmann

Inspired Communication Tool-set

  1. XMPP Webclient (
  2. SIP Webphone (
  3. SIP Audio Conference Bridge (red5-voicebridge)
  4. RTMFP Video/Audio Conferencing (redfire)
  5. RTMP Screen Share (red5-screenshare)
  6. Embedded RTMP Server (Milenia Grafter 64K RTMP Server)


  1. Openfire Server 3.6.4 or 3.7.0 configured with MySQL (Needed by WordPress)
  2. Nothing else required. No Apache, No PHP, No Asterisk and No Red5. Openfire provides an XMPP and HTTP server. The Inspired-Social plugin has embedded IM, VOIP, Conference and Media servers.

How to Install

  1. Unzip and copy the inspired.war file to the OPENFIRE_HOME/plugins directory
  2. Wait a few minutes for the inspired folder to be created and then stop Openfire
  3. Edit wp-config.php and bb-config.php and specify the database connection details. Use the same MySQL database name configured for Openfire.
  4. Restart Openfire
  5. From a browser, go to http://your_openfire-server:7070/inspired and login as admin with default password admin. Make sure you change the default password.
  6. Go to WordPress Dashboard, activate/configure all the plugins including BuddyPress, Facestream, etc.
  7. Configure Openfire email and run the test to make sure it works. Go to WP Better Emails and confirm the template preview email also works.
  8. Create a new user.
  9. Logout as admin and login as new user with  http://your_openfire-server:7070/inspired/wp-index.php

Openfire is auto-configured as follows

  1. All Openfire users are WordPress users and Openfire admin console cannot add or modify users
  2. All Openfire user groups are read from BuddyPress groups Openfire admin console cannot add or modify user groups
  3. Group Chat rooms are auto-created every time a BuddyPress group is created
  4. User Rosters are updated every time a BuddyPress friendship is made or broken.
  5. The phono session SIP URI is broadcast via XMPP presence when phone is activated.
  6. A SIP Audio Conference is created for every BuddyPress group (sip:group@domain)

How to Use Communication Tools

  1. Roster of Friendships showing Presence
  2. IM chat with friends or MUC chats with BuddyPress group members
  3. Video/Audio conference with friends or with BuddyPress group members (max 12)
  4. Telephone calls to any destination, BuddyPress member or BuddyPress group audio conference
  5. Screenshare with friends or broadcast to BuddyPress group members

About Dele Olajide

Dele Olajide is a Solutions Architect from London, United Kingdom who specialises in Telecommunications
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