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phpbb_recent_topics

This plugin grabs your recent phpBB forum topics for you to display in wordpress.

  1. Setup your Database Connection, see Other Notes

  2. unzip phpbb_recent_topics.zip in your /wp-content/plugins/ directory. (You'll have a new directory, with this plugin in /wp-content/plugins/phpbb_recent_topics)

  3. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress

  4. Configure the plugin, you need to tell wordpress about phpbb, this is done in the wordpress menu 'Settings' -> 'phpBB Recent Topics'

    The following Settings are required:

    * The name of your phpBB database (e.g phpbb)
    * The name of the table where topics are held (the default is phpbb_topics )
    * The full url of your forum for links (e.g. http://www.mydomain.com/forum)
    * The number of topics to show. (If left blank you get 5)
    * The Date Formatting, i.e. "d/M/y - g:i a" similar to the WordPress "General Settings"
    
  5. Hit 'Update Options"

  6. To output the list of topics in a page or post...

    * create a new page/post, type `{phpbb_recent_topics}` , hit 'Publish' or 'Create new page'
    

    To output the list of topics in your theme sidebar using the widget… * click “design” in the dashboard * click “widgets” * next to phpBB Recent Topics click “add” * click "save changes" To output the list of topics in your theme sidebar...

    * edit sidebar.php and inside `<div id="sidebar">` type...
    
    `<?php
        if (function_exists('phpbb_topics')) {
            phpbb_topics();
        } 
    ?>`
    

Requires: 2.0.9 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.2.1
Last Updated: 2011-7-8
Downloads: 21,944

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