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bbPress Search Widget

Extended search widget for bbPress 2.3+, plus Forum search Shortcode, plus widgetized not found content area for Form search 'no results'.

  1. Upload the entire bbpress-search-widget folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory -- or just upload the ZIP package via 'Plugins > Add New > Upload' in your WP Admin
  2. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress
  3. On the regular WordPress Widgets settings page just drag the bbPress: Forum Search Widget to your favorite widget area, setup a few options and you're done :)
  4. (Optional) Or use the built-in Shortcode to place a little bbPress search box anywhere Shortcodes are supported. See FAQ here for parameters... :)

PLEASE NOTE: You need WordPress 3.5 or higher AND bbPress 2.3 or higher for this plugin in order to work! So, just update your install!

Note for legacy installs: If you have an install with older versions you can still use version 1.1.0 or 1.2.0 of this plugin, just download from here: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/bbpress-search-widget/developers/ (Just beware of updates then, until you upgraded your whole install :)

Note for own translation/wording: For custom and update-secure language files please upload them to /wp-content/languages/bbpress-search-widget/ (just create this folder) - This enables you to use fully custom translations that won't be overridden on plugin updates. Also, complete custom English wording is possible with that, just use a language file like bbpress-search-widget-en_US.mo/.po to achieve that (for creating one see the tools on "Other Notes").

Requires: 3.5 and bbPress 2.3+ or higher
Compatible up to: 3.6.1
Last Updated: 4 years ago
Active Installs: 1,000+


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