How do I get Pretty Permalinks working? Go to the “permalinks” page in the bbPress admin area and select your desired permalink structure. It will try to create your .htaccess file, but if it can’t it will give you the contents to put in an .htaccess file manually. Do I need any plugins to integrate [...]
Template tags are used within your the forum’s Templates to display information dynamically or otherwise customize your forum, providing the tools to make it as individual and interesting as you are. Below is a list of the general user tags available in bbPress, (currently) sorted alphabetically. If creating a new theme follow the guidelines as [...]
These pages are for bbPress versions less than 2.0. They are considered out of date and are here for legacy only.
Before you begin, make sure your server meets bbPress’ requirements. Quick Instructions Download bbPress from the download page Upload the uncompressed files to your server Optionally upload language files to “my-languages” – You will have to create this directory Visit the intended URL of the bbPress site You will be greeted with the bbPress installer [...]
To upgrade bbPress from a previous version takes just a few minutes. These instructions cover upgrading to version 1.0.2 First, you should always back up your files and your database in case something goes wrong. Second, deactivate all plugins. Third, keep the following files and directories. bb-config.php my-plugins/ (if you have it) my-templates/ (if you [...]
bbPress integration should work with most recent version of WordPress in the 2.9.x series. You should upgrade your blog before trying to get WordPress and bbPress talking to each other. If you absolutely must integrate with a version of WordPress prior to version 2.5, then read this topic in the forums for details on how [...]
Themes and Templates Documentation for bbPress Themes and Templates has moved. Plugins Using Plugins To use a plugin, simply create a directory in your main bbPress directory called my-plugins and put the plugin file in it. Then go to your bbPress admin and click the Plugins tab. You’ll find a list of the plugins in [...]
The following is written for version 1.x of bbPress stand alone forum software and NOT the bbPress 2.x WordPress plugin. Installing Installing themes is easy. Make sure you have a directory called my-templates/ in bbPress’ root directory. Upload the theme to your server as a new subdirectory in your my-templates/ directory. That’s it! Activating a [...]