BBP Core – Expand bbPress powered forums with useful features


BBP Core powers your forum with useful features. For example – solved topics, private replies, forum statistics etc.

Reasons to Choose BBP Core

  • Lightweight: Loading only necessary css, javascript assets when necessary, it will not load assets unless necessary.

  • statistics Dashboard: A glimpse of forum statistics on the plugin dashboard, including – total number of forums, topics, replies, tags etc.

  • Private Reply: Create replies on topics privately, which only forum owners can see, it remains hidden to other customers.

  • Solved Topics: Mark topic as solved / unsolved. Solved topics shows ‘Resolved’ badge at the end of topic title.


  • Admin Dashboard Statistics
  • BBP Core Settings


Minimum Requirements

  • PHP 7.3 or greater is recommended
  • MySQL 5.6 or greater is recommended

You can install the BBP Core from your WordPress Dashboard or manually upload it through cPanel/FTP.

OPTION 1: Install the BBP Core Plugin from WordPress Dashboard

  1. Navigate to Plugins -> Add New.
  2. Search for ‘BBP Core’ and click on the Install button to install the plugin.
  3. Activate the plugin in the Plugins menu.
  4. Optional step: configure the plugin in the Admin menu, in BBP Core -> Settings.

OPTION 2: Manually Upload Plugin Files

  1. Download the plugin file from the plugin page:
  2. Upload the ‘’ file to your ‘/wp-content/plugins’ directory.
  3. Unzip the file (do not rename the folder).


Does BBP Core work with any theme?

Yes, BBP Core works with any bbPress WordPress theme.

Do I need coding skills to use BBP Core?

Absolutely not! BBP Core is as easy to use, as you can think of.

Where can I report bugs or contribute to the project?

To report bugs or to contribute, head-over to the GitHub repository


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Contributors & Developers

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v1.0.0 (July 25, 2022)

  • Initial release