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bbPress is forum software, made the WordPress way.


22 reviews
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So Far, So Good, BUT...
By , for WP 3.9.1

05/11/2014 @10:30 pm - Good evening. This probably isn't the place to ask a question, but... So far, BBPress is working fine, but I have 2 questions. First and foremost, HOW can I increase the font size, it's too small for pre-geriatric ladies to read. The rest of my themes are normal size, but when it comes to the forum pages, they are way too small. Secondly, I want to do an introductory page for the forum, with the topics listed. Do I need to change themes or shouldn't this be possible everywhere? At the moment, I'm using the JustWrite theme.

To answer the question specifically, BBPress is actually pretty good. I'm old enough to remember the bulletin board programs that were out before the Internet went commercial; they were a lot harder than this! So, kudos to the authors. However, please answer the questions at your earliest convenience. I have one week before summer school begins... God Bless.

By , for WP 3.8

Nice plugin. I hope their support will be able to answer the user's questions.

Nice, but lacks documentation
By , for WP 3.7.1

The forum seems to be functioning nice, but the setup process was rather hard when there's a lack of easy accessible documentation. The homepage of this plugin has several missing pages and all in all it was just a mess trying to integrate it with my site.

Things are starting to shape up now though, but it has not been a seamless process.

Good alternative to PhpBB forums
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The easiest way to install a forum on your wordpress blog :)

Great free forum option
By ,

Not as powerful as other paid-for alternatives, but ti does it's job well. It's still not the best solution for large companies that need lots of moderation capabilities.

good stuff
By , for WP 3.5.1

Basic forum plugin, I'm happy with it.

Nice addon
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Great solution
By , for WP 3.4.2

Great solution for my client!

Big improvements
By , for WP 3.5.1

I'm currently running bbPress 2.3 RC1 and I must say that it's like night and day from the version I used only 6 months ago. It now integrates perfectly with WordPress, BuddyPress, and my themes. Looking forward to the final release (and whatever comes next)!

caused 0 return when accessing panel
By , for WP 3.4.2

but i did eventually get it working

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