Welcome to the bbPress Codex, the online manual for bbPress and a living repository for bbPress information and documentation. If you have a bbPress.org, WordPress.org, or BuddyPress.org account, you are welcome and invited to modify any of the pages you see here.
This codex is powered by the community of users and professionals that are passionate about bbPress. The information you’ll find here is only as up-to-date as the last person that revised it, so help us out if you find something that’s out of date or missing.
New to bbPress?, Not sure where to begin? Getting Started is here to help! Everything you need to know about setting up bbPress is here from installing and activating to getting your first forum up and running.
Want to customize your site? Build a bbPress theme? Tweak some CSS styles? These sweeter than honey guides will help you achieve your goal.
There are a swarm of plugins available for bbPress, here you’ll find helpful guides and instructions on building your own bbPress plugin.
Come and bee a part of the bbPress community and learn how you can get involved and contribute.
Developer resources provides detailed guides on bbPress’ classes, functions and hooks.
Step by step guide to setting up a bbPress forum – Part 1 – Getting it working
Step by step guide to setting up a bbPress forum – Part 2 – Styling bbPress
Step by step guide to setting up a bbPress forum – Part 3 – Changing layout & functionality
Step by step guide to setting up a bbPress forum – Part 4 – Adding Actions
Step by step guide to setting up a bbPress forum – Part 5 – Using filters
Getting Started with bbPress
Frequently Asked Questions
Using bbPress Forums with BuddyPress Group Forums
bbPress in Your Language
Importing existing forums into bbPress