How to install and configure a bbPress forum on WordPress

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This article describes how to install and configure a bbPress forum on a WordPress site. With the bbPress plugin for WordPress, you can quickly and easily add forum capabilities to any WordPress site.

Note: You must install WordPress on your site before you can install the bbPress plugin.

 

Installing Bbpress

To install bbPress on WordPress, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to your WordPress site as the administrator.
  2. In the left-hand pane, click Plugins.
  3. Click Add New.
  4. In the Search text box, type bbpress, and then click Search Plugins.
  5. In the Name column, locate bbPress, and then click Install Now.
  6. Click OK to confirm the installation.
  7. After WordPress finishes installing the plugin, click Activate Plugin.

 

CONFIGURING BBPRESS

After you install the bbPress plugin, you can create a forum and configure it. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to your WordPress site as the administrator.
  2. In the left-hand pane, click Forums, and then click New Forum.
  3. Under Create New Forum, type a name for the forum in the text box. WordPress displays the permalink URL to the forum.
  4. In the large text box, type a description for the forum.
  5. Under Forum Attributes, specify the forum settings that you want.
  6. To publish the forum, click Publish.
  7. To change additional forum settings, in the left-hand pane, click Settings, and then click Forums.

 

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