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bbp_setup_current_user was called incorrectly

Published on July 22nd, 2015 by John James Jacoby

This debug notice is triggered when WP_DEBUG constant is defined to true and a plugin *other than* bbPress is attempting to access something pertaining to the current user before $wp->init() and/or the init action has fired in wp-settings.php. The notice is there to alert you that bbPress is being forced into a configuration that may […]


Published on July 22nd, 2015 by John James Jacoby

The bbp_setup_current_user() function is hooked to WordPress’s set_current_user action. Internally, it only calls the bbp_setup_current_user action, which is used by bbPress to announce itself to third party plugins looking to hook into bbPress user functionality. This is a bit of a hack, since plugin dependencies do not exist in WordPress proper, but it’s still an […]

Developer Resources

Published on February 4th, 2014 by Stephen Edgar

The developer docs are here to help you understand how bbPress works and how you can extend it. [under construction]

bbPress Conditional Tags

Published on December 13th, 2013 by Stephen Edgar

See WordPress Codex is_bbpress() /** Archive ***************************************************************/ bbp_is_forum_archive() bbp_is_topic_archive() /** Topic Tags ************************************************************/ bbp_is_topic_tag() bbp_is_topic_tag_edit() /** Components ************************************************************/ bbp_is_single_forum() bbp_is_single_topic() bbp_is_single_reply() bbp_is_topic_edit() bbp_is_topic_merge() bbp_is_topic_split() bbp_is_reply_edit() bbp_is_reply_move() bbp_is_single_view() /** User ******************************************************************/ bbp_is_single_user_edit() bbp_is_single_user() bbp_is_user_home() bbp_is_user_home_edit() bbp_is_topics_created() bbp_is_replies_created() bbp_is_favorites() bbp_is_subscriptions() /** Search ****************************************************************/ bbp_is_search() bbp_is_search_results()

Custom Import

Published on December 28th, 2012 by Stephen Edgar

Related: #2134 Improve readability in Example.php Forum Importer (Inline Docs & Code Formatting) You can customize the included example.php located in /bbpress/includes/admin/converters/Example.php to setup an import from any MySQL database. A good reference is to look at the included converters bbPress1.php, phpBB.php and SimplePress5.php and compare the database table and field mappings as that should […]

bbPress in Your Language

Published on September 3rd, 2012 by Stephen Edgar

Like WordPress, bbPress has the built in capability to be used in any language. The instructions below assume you have already configured WordPress in Your Language and Installing WordPress in Your Language. Like WordPress, you don’t have to lift a finger to apply bbPress translations or translation updates. Most sites are now able to automatically […]

Reset Forums

Published on July 3rd, 2012 by Stephen Edgar

This process cannot be undone. This will revert your forums back to a brand new installation. This process cannot be undone. Backup your database before proceeding. The following data will be removed: All Forums All Topics All Replies All Topic Tags Related Meta Data Forum Settings Forum Activity Forum User Roles Importer Helper Data

Import Forums

Published on July 3rd, 2012 by Stephen Edgar

Supported Platforms Advanced Electron Forum v1.x (beta testing for bbPress 2.5 see #2384) bbPress v1.1/v1.2 (This also includes BuddyPress Group Forums) Drupal v7.x (beta testing for bbPress 2.5 see #2375) FluxBB v1.5.x (beta testing for bbPress 2.5 see #2383) Invision Mingle MyBB v1.6.x (beta testing for bbPress 2.5 see #2378) Phorum v5.2.19 (beta testing for […]

Repair Forums

Published on July 3rd, 2012 by Stephen Edgar

bbPress keeps track of relationships between forums, topics, replies, and topic tags, and users. Occasionally these relationships become out of sync, most often after an import or migration. The ‘Repair Forums’ tools are located in your WordPress Dashboard -> ‘Tools’ -> ‘Forums’ -> ‘Repair Forums’ (/wp-admin/tools.php?page=bbp-repair) These tools create substantial database overhead so only run […]


Published on July 3rd, 2012 by Stephen Edgar

In the Tools > Forums section in the WordPress backend, it should display tabs for each of the three different tools to repair, remove your forums, or to import forum data from some other forum software. Repair Forums The Repair Forums tab includes tools that can repair relationships of different objects in bbPress and resolve some […]

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