Forums

Give each site on your Multisite network a simple tool for creating its very own forums that can be embedded directly into any page or post.

Version 2.0.2

  • Fixed: Single Site Compatibility

Changelog

November 11, 2013 - version 2.0.2
  • Fixed: Single Site Compatibility

November 10, 2013 - version 2.0.1.9
  • Fixed: Allow Users To Edit Forum Posts

September 30, 2013 - version 2.0.1.8
  • Fixed: Disabling upgrades
  • Fixed: Forums search results show post but no link to it

June 22, 2013 - version 2.0.1.7
  • Remove extra slashes

May 14, 2013 - version 2.0.1.6
  • Please add ID's to the HTML elements
  • More improvements

April 26, 2013 - version 2.0.1.5
  • IMPORTANT security update
  • SQL Injection hardening
  • XSS prevention

February 17, 2013 - version 2.0.1.4
  • Login and register links added into logged out message

February 1, 2013 - version 2.0.1.3
  • Fixed: Edit post
  • Charset and collation specified for DB tables

February 1, 2013 - version 2.0.1.2
  • Fixed: Pagination issues in 3.5.1

December 25, 2012 - version 2.0.1.1
  • Fixed: Border color
  • WordPress 3.5 compatibility

April 26, 2012 - version 2.0.1
  • Pro Sites integration improvements

April 8, 2012 - version 2
  • Fixed: Slashes in topic title
  • Improved DB queries

March 4, 2012 - version 2-BETA-2
  • Bug Fixes

February 29, 2012 - version 2-BETA-1
  • ** New Feature ** Multiple forums in single post/page

February 1, 2012 - version 1.7.3
  • Increase the maximum number of forums without editing plugin files

January 4, 2012 - version 1.7.2
  • Allow Pro Sites restriction to be disabled

September 10, 2011 - version 1.7.1
  • Version update

September 8, 2011 - version 1.7
  • Fixed: localization fixes

July 16, 2011 - version 1.6.9
  • Fixed: load_plugin wrong path
  • New pot file

April 28, 2011 - version 1.6.8
  • Fixed: undefined function upgrades_register_feature

April 27, 2011 - version 1.6.7
  • Fixed: Javascript error

February 5, 2011 - version 1.6.6
  • Use WordPress date settings to format forum dates
  • Added "Back to index" link
  • Fixed: Formatting issues
  • Added color picker

January 15, 2011 - version 1.6.5
  • 3.1+ compatibility update

October 24, 2010 - version 1.6.4
  • Fixes fatal error

October 18, 2010 - version 1.6.3

    January 19, 2010 - version 1.6.2

      January 19, 2010 - version 1.6

        April 1, 2009 - version 1.5.1
        • WPMU 2.7 Compatible

        March 2, 2009 - version 1.5
        • WPMU 2.7 Compatible

        August 25, 2008 - version 1.0.1

          August 19, 2008 - version 1

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            Compatibility WordPress 4.2.2 Multisite 4.2.2

            Forums lets you add message boards to posts or pages across an entire Multisite network.

            Open new lines of communication on your site with Forums.
            Open new lines of communication on your site with Forums.

            Amazingly Simple

            Add a message board to your site in just a few clicks and encourage community participation.

            Include a title, brief description, set basic styling options and embed the automatically generated code into any page or post.

            Give each site owner simple styling options for matching their theme.
            Give each site owner simple styling options for matching their theme.

            Powerful Multisite Features

            Give each site on your network the ability to create its own forums. Control topics per page, posts per page and maximum message boards per site.

            It’s like having a bbPress install for every site with powerful network admin controls.

            Expand Pro Sites

            Forums also includes Pro Sites integration. Restrict the number of forums a site can add depending on subscription level and add value to premium memberships.

            Add community message boards to Multisite with ease using the powerful Forums plugin.

            To install:

            1. Download the plugin file
            2. Unzip the file into a folder on your hard drive
            3. Upload /forums/ folder to /wp-content/plugins/ folder on your site
            4. Visit Network Admin -> Plugins and Network Activate it there.

            Note: If you have an older version of the plugin installed in /mu-plugins/ please delete it.

            That’s it!

            To configure

            1. Go to Settings > Forum in the network admin dashboard.

            2. Set the topics per page, posts per page and maximum number of forums per site and then click Save.

            To Use

            1. Inside your blog dashboard go to Forum Tab
            2. Click on New to create a new forum.
            3. Add the name of your forum, description and if you desire select the main and secondary colors used, header and border color and border width then click Save.
            4. Copy the forum short code.

            Create a new Page (or Post) and paste the forum short code.

            View your Page (or Post) with the embedded forum and click on the link to create a new forum topic.
            Just add a title and contents to the post then click Send Post.

            At the forums overview page, you can see the title, description and also do a search of the specific forum easy peasy.

            Forums Features

            Big control and easier communication.

            • Unlimited forums
            • Site specific forums for Multisite
            • Simple embed by code
            • Built-in Pro Sites limiter
            • Forum manager
            • Limit topics per page
            • Limit posts per page
            • Set maximum number of forums
            • Forum color styling
            • Forum search
            • Set border size