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Import Troubleshooting

Published on August 17th, 2014 by Stephen Edgar

Specific forum imports Make sure you also check each forum importers codex page for specific issues relating to each forum, the list can be found here. The import gets ‘stuck’ When importing topics or replies the import may become ‘stuck’ and the import will no longer continue importing. These types of faults are typically due […]

Moderation and BlackListing

Published on December 16th, 2013 by John James Jacoby

bbPress uses the same moderation and blacklisting tools that WordPress uses for comments. If you’d like for Topics and Replies by your users to be subjected to additional moderation, and/or completely blocked from being posted, you can use the Comment Moderation and Comment Blacklist settings, located at: Admin > Settings > Discussion When a Topic […]

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 […]

Using bbPress Forums with BuddyPress Group Forums

Published on August 21st, 2012 by Stephen Edgar

Using bbPress Forums with BuddyPress Group Forums It is possible and quite powerful to use both bbPress sitewide forums as well as BuddyPress Group Forums. A few caveats apply in order to ensure an easy setup: After installing and activating bbPress, please go to your admin dashboard under “Pages/All Pages” and find any page using […]

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 […]

bbPress User Roles and Capabilities

Published on June 17th, 2012 by Siobhan

Overview bbPress comes built in with user Roles that give the website owner the ability to tailor user access to their website. This page details the bbPress capabilities that each role has. You manage bbPress users roles in the same way you manage WordPress user roles. (/wp-admin/users.php) Under the hood details of the roles and […]

Creating Content

Published on June 10th, 2012 by masonjames

bbPress creates three new menu items in the WordPress backend to manage your three custom post types.These are: Forums – Contains all the topics and replies that were created in the forum. Topics – Topics are created within forums, they are the subjects that are being discussed. Replies – Replies are the actual discussion taking place. […]

Forum Settings

Published on May 13th, 2012 by masonjames

Forum User Settings This area defines the privileges and restrictions for the bbPress forums. Disallow editing after Set this to the time (in number of minutes) to limit post editing. Once the time limit has been reached the forum post no longer be available for editing to forum participants. Administrators and bbPress Moderators can override […]

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