This course includes forums, different kind of forums and how to create them. A forum is an awesome tool where you and participants can exchange ideas and post it on your WordPress website. You can learn a lot from forums by the way people discuss their opinion and knowledge about a particular topic. This will be a great help to increase your traffic on your site.
Introduction To WordPress Forum
Type BBPress in the search bar of WordPress.org Open the first link and download it from the website. Then login into your website.
What is a Forum?
Forum is a great way where people or visitors can discuss their thoughts while they're using your WordPress post or comment section.
Different Forum Apps
There's a lot of forum apps you can use. Examples are Softaculous, Installatron, Simple Scripts, Simple- Press.
Forum is perfect if you want to extend your website with a lightweight and feature-rich discussion board
Convert Other Forums to BBPress
So you’ve been using BuddyPress’ built-in group forums since BuddyPress 1.5, but would like to use the new bbPress plugin to power your forums instead.
On this video, we are going to begin building out our forms depending upon what are you creating your forms for, one example is the contact us form for the contact us page.
Creating Sticky and Supersticky Topics
On this video, we are going to cover topics and specifically "Sticky and Super sticky topics".
Categories are commonly used to organized a post or a form into one or more topics or groups on related articles or page.
Customize Category Display
On this video, we are going to customize how the forms within the categories are displayed.
Creating a Registration Page
After creating a few forums, here in this video will show you on how to create a forum registration page for the clients making them contribute.
Customizing Search Boxes
In this video tutorial will help you customize your search box depending on what you want its use for.
Create Password Reset Page
So in this video tutorial will show you on how to create a lost password retrieval page. For the first step, you need to go to your dashboard area and click on the page tab and add new.
Forum Spam Prevention
On this video tutorial will show you on how to minimize the spam on your forum. Now a powerful and yet free WordPress plugin will handle the majority of both human and bots spam which is called WP-Spam Shield.