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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

Getting Started

  1. Forum Page: wpForo creates a page with /community/ slug. If this slug is used you'll have /community-2/ or /community-3/ slug. You can find the correct one in Forums > Settings > General Tab. Make sure you use WordPress permalinks. wpForo doesn't work with default ?p=1 URL structure.

  2. Change Forum Page: If you need to change forum page you should put [wpforo] shortcode in new page content and insert the new page URL in Dashboard > Forums > Settings > General Tab > "Forum Base URL" option field.

  3. Forum Menu: In Dashboard > Appearance > Menu admin page wpForo creates new navigation menu called "wpForo Navigation (wpForo Menu)" and attaches this menu to wpForo Menu location, it's the main, top forum menu. You can customize forum menu items through Appearance > Menu settings.

  4. Forum Sidebar and Widgets: In Dashboard > Appearance > Widgets wpForo creates forum specific widgets and wpForo Sidebar. if you use wpForo sidebar you should make sure the forum page has not other sidebars, the page Template should be set "Full Width" or "One Column" or "Two Column with Right Sidebar". wpForo Sidebar is a left sidebar.

  5. Forum Management: In Dashboard > Forums > Forums admin page you can manage forums, add/edit/delete/order, set parent-child relationship, manage Forum Access Roles for each Usergroup.

  6. Forum Style & Colors: In Dashboard > Settings > Styles admin page you can set forum Style/Colors. You can choose either "Default (Blue)", "Red", "Green", "Orange", "Grey".

  7. Login and Registration In Forums > Settings > Features admin page you can force WP to use wpForo Login and Register pages or keep default WordPress pages. For custom Login/Register/Lostpassword Pages please navigate to Members Tab and use "Custom Authorization URLs" option.

  8. Forum is loaded on website top: In this case you should navigate to Forums > Settings > Features admin page and check "Enable Output Buffer" option.

  9. Forums don't show up on the main page Please read this FAQ topic: http://wpforo.com/community/faq/forums-dont-show-up-on-the-main-page/

  10. wpForo Shortcodes - http://wpforo.com/community/faq/wpforo-shortcodes/

wpForo Support Forum: http://wpforo.com/community/

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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