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Adding Forums to WordPress (3 posts)

  1. ChgoWriter
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Hi,
    I'm new to WordPress. I'm going to use it as a CMS/Blog.
    I'd also like to add Forums to my site. I'll probably use Simple Machines or something like it. I'm a writer, not a programmer, don't really know coding or languages, but I think I can pull it off as so much is already done for you by all the open-source devotees out there.
    My Question: Can I add forums to WordPress, how do I do it and is it worth the trouble.
    Thanks

  2. moshu
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Whether it is worth or not - only you can decide.
    WP (as any blog) it has already interactive features - the comments; so think if you really need it.
    Searching the forums you'll find a lot topics about integrating different forum sofware with WP, including bbpress, which is made by the same devs and used here for this forum.

  3. ChgoWriter
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Hey thanks for responding. You're right, only I know whether or not it's worth it. But, the tip on bbpress was exactly what I was hoping for. Thanks.

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