WordPress Speed Up Service | WordPress Website Maintenance Packages BuddyPress and BBPress are two ways in which you could increase user interaction within your site. BBPress is a forum software that could easily be integrated with any WordPress site while BuddyPress transforms your website into a social media network. However, they say that installing both would make your site slower. Does that mean that if you install BuddyPress, it's no longer recommended that you install BBPress and vice versa? Or do you use BuddyPress and BBPress at the same time?