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Forum - wpForo

New Forum plugin. Everything you need to run an efficient and professional community. Powerful and beautiful bulletin board with unique features

1.1.1 | 20.12.2016

  • Added: Compatible with WordPress 4.7
  • Added: Custom Forum Icons (font-awesome)
  • Added: Delete member with WP user and user specific forum content.
  • Added: [Add Child Forum] button on forum management list
  • Added: Persian (fa_IR) Translation by behrooz (www.wpforo.ir)
  • Added: New addon notifier
  • Cache: Update/clean cache on actions with topics, posts and members
  • Fixed Bug: Unnecessary email with Password Reset link on user registration
  • Fixed Bug: RTL Issue with widget avatars
  • Fixed Bug: Disable banning yourself
  • More info...


  • To load old customized colors please refresh forum page twice.
  • If you have a Cache Plugin, please delete all caches after wpForo update.
  • If you use CDN and found some issue please purge it.

1.1.0 | 04.12.2016

  • Added: Support WordPress Multisite (single and network activation)
  • Added: Registration confirmation through email (WordPress way)
  • Added: Topic and Post Subscription checkbox next to Submit button
  • Added: New CAN (forum access permission) "Can view attachments"
  • Added: User Ban/Unban function in Forums > Members admin page
  • Added: Forums > Members, filter by users status
  • Added: Enable HTML in forum description
  • Added: Japanese (JA_ja) Translation, many thanks to Seg Way
  • Added: German (de_DE) translation, many thanks to Markus Herrmann
  • Added: Sticky topics on top of recent topics
  • Added: Option to notify forum admins when a new topic is created
  • Added: Option to notify forum admins when a new post is created
  • Added: Option to make post editor subscription checkboxe checked by default
  • Added: wpForo Addons admin page
  • New Addon: wpForo - Embeds
  • New Addon: wpForo - Advanced Attachments
  • Added: Nicename field in Profile > Accounts page to allow users change and hide usernames in profile URL.
  • Added: Option to change message when non-permitted visitor/user tries to view attachments
  • Added: Option to make some posts/pages available when "Turn WordPress to wpForo" option is enabled.
  • Fixed Bug: Dashboard menu access for non-permitted users
  • Fixed Bug: Missing forum edit, delete, view buttons on Forums admin page
  • Fixed Bug: Forums > Members bulk actions
  • Fixed Bug: Forums > Members list ordering issue
  • Fixed Bug: Missing topics, posts and profiles tables after installation
  • Fixed Bug: Remove reply, quote, edit buttons when topic is closed
  • Fixed Bug: Post Move, Report JS Errors.
  • Fixed Bug: Warning: Missing argument 2 for wpforo_update_last_login_date()
  • Optimization: Forum, topic and post loading speed and memory optimization
  • Security: improving post and topic creation security, two more level of checking processes before inserting data in database.
  • More info...

1.0.2 | 10.09.2016

  • 1.0.x is stable now. We fixed all bugs related to Beta-6 > 1.0.x upgrade. The main issue was missing forums and missing forum page. These issues had two reasons. First(incorrect pageid) was fixed in 1.0.1. Second (WP installation with different WordPress and Site Address) has been fixed in this 1.0.2 version. Lots of small bugs are fixed two.

1.0.1 | 07.09.2016

  • Fixed Bug: Forums does not appear after 1.0.0 update.
  • Fixed Bug: Other small 1.0.0 bugs

1.0.0 | 06.09.2016

  • Security: User-can-manage-user control based on user level and group
  • Security: Own and other user Usergroup secure management
  • Security: Edit profile issues, multi-level control
  • Security: Custom avatar uploading file control
  • Added: Using wpForo on home page. Insturction here.
  • Added: Use wpForo without shortcode and page. Set any slug for forum Base URL.
  • Added: Option to turn WordPress to wpForo (Disable WordPress on front-end)
  • Added: Dynamic recent topic icons on forum list
  • Added: New Stat Boxes on member profile page (Topics, Blog Posts, Comments)
  • Added: Option to integrate wpForo default attachments with WP Media Library
  • Added: Delete User Cache button on Forums > Dashboard admin page
  • Added: Option to disable forum user registration
  • Added: "Forums" > "Member" menu access in dashboard based on usergroup CAN's.
  • Added: Missing last post info on parent forum, when post located in subForum
  • Added: Update all forum usergroup-access sets when adding a new usergroup
  • Added: Russian and Hebrew translations update.
  • Added: rel="nofolow" for external links in post content
  • Added: Different welcome messages on first and other logins
  • Fixed Bug: Text color picker doesn't work on topic and post editor.
  • Fixed Bug: Custom CSS code and Style/Color saving problem
  • Fixed Bug: Not centered avatars
  • Fixed Bug: Avatar size issue on posts and widgets
  • Fixed Bug: Avatar source URL protocol problem when changing http to https
  • Fixed Bug: Bullet-ed list shows all left *{ margin:0; } issue
  • Fixed Bug: Widget permission error for users with new usergroup
  • Fixed Bug: Foum SEO title. Warning: Missing argument 2 for wpforo_hide_title()
  • Fixed Bug: Fatal error on forum search when Debug Mode is enabled
  • Shortcode: Changed [wpforo-index] to [wpforo]
  • Shortcode: wpForo new shortcodes. More info.
  • SEO Optimization: Duplicated meta data on Member Profile pages
  • More info...

Beta-6 | 06.08.2016

  • Added: Dark Style
  • Added: Mark topics as Solved for Extended and Simplified Layouts
  • Added: Forum Access CAN - Can make topic solved
  • Added: Forum Access CAN - Can make own topic solved
  • Added: Sort topics by last post date (last replied on top)
  • Added: Option to disable subscription confirmation
  • Added: Forums and Users statistics update buttons
  • Added: WordPress color picker for forum color settings
  • Added: Image tag support for member signatures
  • Added: SEO optimization - avoids content duplication (pagination, GET)
  • Added: French (fr_FR) translation, many thanks to Julien Coopmann
  • Fixed Bug: Debug Mode Security (removed db information)
  • Fixed Bug: Forum Sidebar Priority
  • Fixed Bug: Advanced Search Bug (invalid arguments passed...)
  • Fixed Bug: Recent Topic ordering issue in Widget
  • Fixed Bug: Recent Topic ordering on Forum List
  • Fixed Bug: Last Post URL redirects to home on Simplified layout
  • Fixed Bug: Can't login after changing password
  • Fixed Bug: Incorrect topic icons (based on count of posts)
  • Fixed Bug: Forum/Topic not found with multi-byte characters
  • Fixed Bug: Missing phrase issues
  • Fixed Bug: Lots of small problems

Beta-5 | 23.07.2016

  • Added: Added new and missing phrases in POT and Phrase list
  • Added: X ago problem, added "%s ago" phrase, can be change to "ago %s"
  • Added: Topic icons for Simplified and QA layouts.
  • Added: Solved icon for Q&A layout topics.
  • Added: Topic icon description in footer bar
  • Added: Option to use WordPress Date/Time formats (in Features tab)
  • Added: New CANs in Usergroup Permissions (can view members | profiles)
  • Added: Recent Topics Widget - Reloaded
  • Added: Russian and Mexican Spanish translations update.
  • Added: wpForo Debug Mode, output is hidden, for fast support.
  • Added: Top "Screen Options" on forum edit page, adds Forum Slug option.
  • Fixed Bug: Forums don't show up on SSL / HTTPS websites
  • Fixed Bug: Forums don't show up on websites w/o trailing slashes "/"
  • Fixed Bug: Plugin update system, updating new options
  • Fixed Bug: Slashes with apostrophes on "About Me" and Signatures
  • Fixed Bug: Long phrase issue on Forums admin page, icons instead of phrases
  • Fixed Bug: CSS issues, conflicts with some themes
  • Fixed Bug: Can't update Font Size and Color options (11px for all items)

Beta-4 | 09.07.2016

  • Added: Supports WordPress default emoticons
  • Added: Automatic image URL to image conversion in post content (image auto-embed)
  • Added: View HTML source button on TiniMCE post editor
  • Added: Profile Social Network URLs and Skype links
  • Added: Last post link, date, author name for Intro Topics - Extended & QA Layouts
  • Added: Options to set Forum, Topic and Post Content font size
  • Added: Options to add custom CSS code
  • Added: Russian (ru_RU) translation, many thanks to Dmitry Butkevich (WPNICE.RU)
  • Added: Korean (ko_KO) translation, many thanks to Jeehwan Song
  • Added: Czech (cs_CZ) translation, many thanks to Glados (The Witcher)
  • Fixed Bug: Topic and Post layout don't changed after changing forum parent category
  • Fixed Bug: Problem with https and www. websites
  • Fixed Bug: Forums and Topics don't show up on the main page.
  • Fixed Bug: Proble with post quote, HTML content.
  • Fixed Bug: Problem with "Online Members" widget
  • Fixed Bug: Before and after [wpforo-index] content.
  • Fixed Bug: Forum is loaded on top of website, before theme header. We've added an option "Enable Output Buffer". This feature is useful if you're adding content before or after [wpforo-index] shortcode in page content. Also it useful if you see forum is loaded before website template, on top of front-end.

Beta-3 | 30.06.2016

  • Added: POT Translation file. wpForo can be translated with mo/po
  • Added: Option to enable reputation titles for certain usergroups
  • Added: Option to enable reputation badges for certain usergroups
  • Fixed Bug: Fatal error - Call to undefined function...
  • Fixed Bug: Removed setting options from TinyMCE Link pop-up
  • Fixed Bug: Problem with permalinks e.g.: test.com/index.php/community/
  • Fixed Bug: Note/Login/Register Pop-up on mobile screens
  • Fixed Bug: QA Layout isAnswer and Profile Badges on mobile screens

Beta-2 | 28.06.2016

  • Added: Option to set custom login URL
  • Added: Option to set custom register URL
  • Added: Option to set custom lost password URL
  • Fixed Bug: CSS conflicts with different themes
  • Fixed Bug: Question & Answer Layout issues
  • Fixed Bug: Enabled "Can Create Topic" for "Standard Access" by default
  • Fixed Bug: .right .left . label class conflicts
  • Fixed Bug: Dashboard and Front-end member pagination
  • Fixed Bug: Member and Post search issues

Beta-1 | 26.06.2016

  • Initial version. It's on the Beta stage and we're working hard to reach the Gold 1.0.0 version as soon as possible. If you found some issue or bug please open a support topic in plugin page or in our support forum.

Requires: 4.1 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.7.1
Last Updated: 4 weeks ago
Active Installs: 7,000+


4.8 out of 5 stars


7 of 32 support threads in the last two months have been marked resolved.

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