bbPress comes with several features that integrate directly with your site, and even with other plugins like BuddyPress and Akismet.
- Topic Tags
- Post Formatting
- Auto-embed Links
- Reply Threading
bbPress comes with five widgets available to add to any of your WordPress themes sidebars, to active them simply open up your WordPress admin dashboard and go to ‘Appearance’ -> ‘Widgets’
Since Version 2.0 bbPress support so called Shortcodes. They have been introduced for creating macros to be used in the layout of your forum content on WordPress pages. To use any of the shortcodes simply insert the desired shortcode into any WordPress page.
bbPress comes handy with some useful tools to repair your forums, import from another solution, and to reset your forums. They can be located at the WordPress backend in Tools > Forums and can be selected through each sections tabs.