BuddyPress GiftBar – Virtual Gifts widget to make money and boost engagement

Let your members buy and send virtual gifts! Earn revenue and increase community engagement for your BuddyPress social network.

Author:Feeligo (profile at wordpress.org)
WordPress version required:3.4
WordPress version tested:3.5.2
Plugin version:1.0
Added to WordPress repository:26-03-2013
Last updated:15-10-2013
Warning! This plugin has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.
Rating, %:87
Rated by:11
Plugin URI:http://www.feeligo.com/giftbar/buddypress
Total downloads:3 282
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The FREE GiftBar is the new way to monetize your social network and increase community engagement. The GiftBar enables your members to buy and send virtual gifts customized to your community. The bar adapts itself perfectly based on the structure of your website and any other plugins you might have, and improves the overall user-experience on your network. Not only is the plugin free and without ads, but you also make money on every transaction on your network!


  • Boost activity on your site
  • Earn a share of all paid transactions by your members
  • Improve the experience of your social network & drive traffic
  • Always free for you with no obligations
  • Easy to set-up in just 2 minutes
  • Adapts perfectly to your site’s structure and any other bar plugins

Plugin Features:

  • Send gifts – Send gifts to any member of the community
  • Personalise messages – Can enter a special message while sending a gift
  • View gifts – GiftBar is visible at the bottom of the screen, allowing easy access to send and view gifts (acts like a trophy cabinet, increasing a member’s value in the community)
  • Purchase gifts - Easy & secure purchasing through PayPal, credit card, or mobile phone
  • Hide bar – Can easily hide or show the GiftBar
  • Select multiple friends – Can send gifts to multiple friends at a time
  • Ad-free – No clutter

Admin Features:

  • Manage gift catalogue – Select from over 300 professionally designed gift options
  • Select themed gifts - Choose specific gifts for festivals and occasions
  • Add personalised gifts - Add your own gifts
  • Optimize gifts using Advanced Analytics - Track GiftBar usage, including gifting history, revenue earned, and details of most popular gifts and most active users
  • Manage gift descriptions - Modify the names and descriptions of gifts
  • Monitor purchases on your Dashboard.