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 2.0.2.1

  • Fixed: WP 4.4 support. Manually changing shortcode from [forum:{id}] to [forum id="{id}"] is required.
  • Fixed: Possible notice

Changelog

Version 2.0.2.1
  • Fixed: WP 4.4 support. Manually changing shortcode from [forum:{id}] to [forum id="{id}"] is required.
  • Fixed: Possible notice

Version 2.0.2
  • Fixed: Single Site Compatibility

Version 2.0.1.9
  • Fixed: Allow Users To Edit Forum Posts

Version 2.0.1.8
  • Fixed: Disabling upgrades
  • Fixed: Forums search results show post but no link to it

Version 2.0.1.7
  • Remove extra slashes

Version 2.0.1.6
  • Please add ID's to the HTML elements
  • More improvements

Version 2.0.1.5
  • IMPORTANT security update
  • SQL Injection hardening
  • XSS prevention

Version 2.0.1.4
  • Login and register links added into logged out message

Version 2.0.1.3
  • Fixed: Edit post
  • Charset and collation specified for DB tables

Version 2.0.1.2
  • Fixed: Pagination issues in 3.5.1

Version 2.0.1.1
  • Fixed: Border color
  • WordPress 3.5 compatibility

Version 2.0.1
  • Pro Sites integration improvements

Version 2
  • Fixed: Slashes in topic title
  • Improved DB queries

Version 2-BETA-2
  • Bug Fixes

Version 2-BETA-1
  • ** New Feature ** Multiple forums in single post/page

Version 1.7.3
  • Increase the maximum number of forums without editing plugin files

Version 1.7.2
  • Allow Pro Sites restriction to be disabled

Version 1.7.1
  • Version update

Version 1.7
  • Fixed: localization fixes

Version 1.6.9
  • Fixed: load_plugin wrong path

Version 1.6.8
  • Fixed: undefined function upgrades_register_feature

Version 1.6.7
  • Fixed: Javascript error

Version 1.6.6
  • Use WordPress date settings to format forum dates

Version 1.6.5
  • 3.1+ compatibility update

Version 1.6.4
  • Fixes fatal error

Version 1.6.3

    Version 1.6.2

      Version 1.6

        Version 1.5.1
        • WPMU 2.7 Compatible

        Version 1.5
        • WPMU 2.7 Compatible

        Version 1.0.1

          Version 1
            Try Forums today!
            • Unlimited forums
            • Site-specific forums for Multisite
            • Simple embed by code
            • Built-in Pro Sites limiter
            • Simple styling options
            • Limit topics per page
            Forums comes FREE with your WPMU DEV Membership GET Forums FOR FREE Free trial & pricing info
            Downloads 37,413 Compatibility WordPress 4.7Multisite 4.7 Version 2.0.2.1 - Changelog - Translations

            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