BuddyPress lets users register on your site and start creating profiles, posting messages, making connections, creating and interacting in groups and much more. A social network in a box, BuddyPress lets you build a social network for your company, school, sports team or niche community.
For information on how to install & use BuddyPress, check out these help documents
Getting BuddyPress to run on a PageLines site isn't difficult, however there are a few steps you have to follow.
In order to use BuddyPress with PageLines, you will need to install the BuddyPress Template Pack. This places a bunch of template files inside your theme. You can still install the template files inside the PageLines theme itself, however those files will be removed whenever you update PageLines. This is why we recommend that you install & activate the Base Theme. You can install the required template files the the Base Theme & won't have to worry about those files being overwritten when you update.
Click on How to Use the Base Theme for instructions on installation.
After you install & activate the BuddyPress plugin, you will need to run the BuddyPress Installation Wizard.
When you get to Step 4 (Choose theme to use for your BP install):
Now you must configure the BuddyPress Template Pack: From the "Appearance" panel => "BP Compatibility"
From your WordPress Administration Panel:
That's it! bbPress will now be compatible with the PageLines Framework.