WP-United integrates phpBB and WordPress to make a social site. Enable any of these modules: sign-on, theming, widgets, cross-posting and behaviour.
I managed to get this mod to work and it did the job but have since removed it as there is zero support, so if anything goes wrong you're on your own and your site could be down for days. Not worth the risk for me. The wp-united support forum is still there but littered with spam posts which is all that gets posted there. My question posted months ago still lies unanswered except for a spam post or two.
I'd give this zero if I could. When it works it only just works, with errors, however it totally broke my WordPress install and left me with a dead forum and blank screen.
The plugin is utterly awful; use it and expect your site to fail. Tried it with WordPress 3.6.1 and phpBB 3.0.11 as was the last versions it worked on (after researching on their site, etc).
As said, when it did work, it made the forum look bad; deactivated it and it not only tried to kill my forum (didn't quite, got it back), but did kill my WordPress install.
My recommendation - avoid. Use "iframe preserver", it embeds an iframe and works well. Not a perfect solution but it works.
No support for this plugin and important bug !!!!
For what this plugin does it is really user friendly all you need to do is read.I had it setup , looking great , custom & work in about two hours.
"Some one that knows what they are doing could have it done in 15min"
List of what you need for the users having install issue
2)automod & wp-united mod.
3)have the ability to read.
Thank you for the plugin! never thought I could have the forum I wanted in WP being I am a newbie to all this.
I started using this plugin several WordPress updates ago to integrate my WordPress and phpBB3 forum users and although I am grateful to the author for all the work he's put into it, a non-working product is a non-working product and this plugin has never performed for me.
I finally got it to integrate the users, but that is the only function I could ever get working properly and never received support on the other issues. I am currently evaluating moving my forums to a bbPress and Buddy Press system instead, where I can also use plugins to allow my users to sign in using FaceBook and other social networks, which clash with this plugin and so cannot be used.
I'm rating as a developer who has been working on the code in this plugin. It is one of the best coded plugins I've found on WordPress. A wider use of PHP functions and more innovative procedures than many premium plugins that exist.
I can see a secure and safe plugin. That matters a lot in a plugin of this nature but despite this it is often less considered by many WordPress users. Even if there are bugs in this plugin, it is still one of or possibly the best place to start with WP phpBB integration.
I'll be adapting some functions for our own WP e-Customers plugin which has a modular/section approach. I looked at all bridge plugins through research as WP e-Customers is to have WP to phpBB (not phpBB to WP) functionality. So we're not making a rival but a different tool catering to a different approach. I've already mentioned WP United in my source comments.
Does full functional that is described in features.
Very straightforward step-by-step instructions and it does what it says. I have a client whose 10-year-old phpBB forum could NOT be imported into any other system compatible with WordPress and dude wanted to keep EVERY. SINGLE. POST. WP United made it easy to integrate subscribers/paid users between the WP site and phpBB. Once it's working, set it and forget it.
A couple of caveats:
1) This integration is NOT for WordPress or PHP beginners. Not because of the plugin or because of WP, but because phpBB itself is not for beginners when it comes to adding MODs. You have to be able to follow directions in editing PHP code when using phpBB. There's no way around it.
2) This plugin works best with very sleek, minimal themes (if you're going for full theme integration.) The aforementioned client has a graphics-heavy theme with e-commerce, paid member management, and other special features out the wazzoo. So I turned off theme integration and it works beautifully to post elements of the phpBB forum in WordPress and integrate users.
Again, you have to know how to follow directions and edit code and upload individual files to make the plugin work in your system. If you're using phpBB, you should already have this skill.
It installed fine and looks to be working ok if you use a basic theme for phpBB. I tried using a theme from RocketTheme that requires it's own RokBB module and it breaks the theme integration with fetal errors, but it will still work if you disable theme integration.
The project looks promising, but for some reason, the author seems to have decided to abandon it. It looks like it had great potential.
Ok, so, I used to use this back on an older website of mine, that I stopped using... Now,I am trying to install this on my new website ()... I use AutoMod in PHPbb, and install the right mod, yet it gives me an error, and says that it couldn't find:
document.write('<td bgcolor="#' + color + '" style="width: ' + width + 'px; height: ' + height + 'px;">');
document.write('<td bgcolor="#' + color + '" style="width: ' + width + 'px; height: ' + height + 'px; background-
What do I do to fix this? I REALLLLLLLY want to get this plugin up and going, after seeing how it works....
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