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WP Bulletin Board

WP Bulletin Board (WPBB) is an easy to use forum for your WordPress site with Facebook and Twitter features.


  • Fixes missing private message delete file


  • Update to fix missing files required by plugin without users needing to modify plugin manually.


  • Fixes issue with theme integration
  • Anything you can display or create in the WP dashboard editor will now be available in the WPBB editor, e.g. shortcodes, etc.
  • Fixes some strings not setup for translation correctly
  • If a guest cannot access a forum, displays a login / register message instead of insufficient permissions error.


  • Fixes bug where topic/post last reply is not updating after editing or deleting a post or topic and incorrect last post author name on the forum view.
  • Fixes bug with incorrect username when editing a post/topic when not an administrator
  • Fixes guest compatibility with last post feature


  • Role permissions added which allow you to set whether a role can edit, lock, delete or sticky only their own topics or posts or everyones.
  • Now compatible with wordpress versions 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3 and 3.5
  • Fixes error in topic post editor
  • (un)read topics are now used per user instead of globally as it should be
  • Removed unneccessary forum prefix setting as you can include 'forum' in your own title
  • Fixed post count not changing when deleting topics and/or posts and when editing topics and posts.
  • Fixes a number of bugs translators encountered when trying to translate wpbb
  • Clicking the search box now clears the textbox, more javascript will be added in the future for those that use it
  • Added useful descriptions next to all the settings in the wpbb settings.
  • New tool added which allows you to recreate your forums page if it was accidentally deleted or didn't create for some reason
  • Last post/reply will now take you to that topic or post
  • You can no longer create empty topics, posts or messages or give them empty titles
  • You can now go straight to your newly created topic or post when creating a topic or reply.
  • Updated FAQ
  • Minor bug fixes and typos fixed.


  • Fixes permission bug.
  • Fixes language loading.
  • Removes twitter error message for now until I've found a better solution as it occasionally failed regardless of whether username exists.
  • Updated .POT file to v1.0.4 (1 difference from v1.0.3) for translators


  • Fixed duplicate go back link when replying to a topic
  • Fixed being able to reply to a locked topic, now only excludes admins and lock permission granted users
  • Users now have the option to lock or sticky a topic when creating a reply (if they have required permissions)
  • Fixed being able to choose topic status regardless of permission when creating a topic
  • Fixed being able to edit another users signature from the view profile page
  • Fixed bug where you couldn't delete a forum or subforum via the admin area
  • Permissions bug should now be fixed.
  • Now when deleting a category it affects everything inside it so if deleting a category you delete all forums/subforums/topics/posts within that category, if a subforum only that subforum, topics and posts etc.
  • Creating a topic and posting a reply now correctly checks the user has waited the required delay between posting
  • If enabled you will be able to set permissions for guests for forums and the posting delay works for guests as well
  • Moderator links e.g. edit, lock, delete etc are now only displayed if you have the required permissions.
  • Other, minor bug fixes


  • Fixed pagination from displaying when there is only 1 page
  • Fixed being able to view or post to non-existent forums/subforums/topics
  • View message layout now resembles view topic / post layout with some adjustments
  • Ability to reply to a message from the view message page
  • Fixed smilies from not displaying correctly in topic, post, profile and messages signature
  • Signature textarea is now more consistent across different themes
  • Fixed topics status from displaying incorrectly when editing a topic
  • Facebook and Twitter are disabled by default to prevent error messages
  • Fixed compose message link under default permalinks
  • Fixed delete message link
  • Fixed inability to use ID when editing topic, post author and when composing a message.
  • Improved maintenance message and reminder styling.
  • Updated links on FAQ & Support
  • You can now choose the default role a new facebook registration has in your settings
  • Fixed registering facebook accounts if registration is disabled


  • Minor bug fixes
  • Fixed broken view message link
  • Fixed table layout when a category doesn't have any forums
  • Fixed broken link in message which is displayed to logged out users
  • Fixed some layout issues due to CSS files not loading early enough, also added some css options for links and changed default visited link colour to blue
  • Added pagination to unread topics, unanswered topics and messages
  • Rewrote wpbb_goback() function - now correctly takes you to the previous page or forum index depending on current location (should be implemented on all pages)
  • Fixed images not displaying in topics/posts
  • Added the plugin url to the script which is used in the footer if enabled
  • Fixed image links which were 404ing
  • Fixed custom permalinks issue when viewing sub forum or topic
  • Fixed CSS file paths, updated readme
  • Fixed incorrect folder issue
  • Updated readme
  • Fixed screenshots from not appearing on plugin page
  • Removed error_reporting() function from generating errors about other plugins


  • Initial release

Requires: 3.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.5.2
Last Updated: 4 years ago
Active Installs: 800+


3.2 out of 5 stars


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