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bbPress 2.4 – Release Candidate 1

Published on August 14th, 2013 by John James Jacoby

Today the bbPress team is happy to tell you about bbPress 2.4, release candidate 1. bbPress 2.4 introduces hierarchical replies, allowing you to pick between paginated topics or a hierarchy (similar to WordPress’s comments.) There are a few smaller improvements all around, including: pretty URL’s for search results pages, code posting, an Akismet admin UI, […]

bbPress 2.3 Beta 2

Published on February 1st, 2013 by John James Jacoby

Today we updated bbPress 2.3 to beta 2 in the WordPress.org plugin repository. Same as with Beta 1, now’s the time to report some feedback and let us know if you find anything unexpected happening. We are still on course to release bbPress 2.3 in the first week of February. Beta 2 fixes autoembeds, improves code/pre tag usage, […]

bbPress 2.3 Beta 1

Published on January 28th, 2013 by John James Jacoby

Today we tagged bbPress 2.3 beta 1 in the WordPress.org plugin repository. This means we think 2.3 ready to release into the wild, but want to get a few extra eyes on things first. It represents the 4th major iteration of bbPress as a plugin for your self-hosted WordPress powered website, and we’re excited about […]

Presentation on bbPress: Plugin Development Done Right

Published on October 18th, 2012 by Pippin Williamson

WordCamp Louisville was held last weekend in Louisville, Kentucky, and I was given to opportunity to present a talk on bbPress. The topic was pretty open and I was able to choose what I really wanted to talk about. As a developer who has done a lot of work with bbPress, both in using it […]

bbPress 2.1.2 Released

Published on August 1st, 2012 by John James Jacoby

Released today is bbPress 2.1.2. It fixes a few more smallish issues in the 2.1 release, and is a safe update for anyone running bbPress 2.0-2.1. Fixed admin-side help verbiage Fixed reply height CSS in some themes Fixed password converter for phpBB and VBulletin Fixed child post trash and delete functions Props for this release […]

Retiring bbPress 1.x Plugins

Published on August 1st, 2012 by John James Jacoby

With bbPress now enjoying it’s second year as a plugin for WordPress, it’s time to retire the plugins pages for versions less than bbPress 2.0, and replace them with more accurate resources. As of today, we’re closing down the old plugins directory to help draw attention to the latest and greatest plugins that work with […]

bbPress 2.1 RC 4

Published on July 2nd, 2012 by John James Jacoby

A weekend worth of work, and bbPress 2.1 RC 4 is ready to go. It fixes some issues with Akismet, cache busting, and Widgets, so if you’re already running 2.1 this is a safe update for you. Call our development tracker if you see anything strange in your bbPress neighborhood. Download bbPress 2.1 RC 4!

bbPress 2.1 RC 3

Published on June 28th, 2012 by John James Jacoby

Keeping pace with daily updates, RC 3 is now available. It comes with some security hardening around editing users, subscriptions, and favorites, so it’s a recommended update for anyone already using bbPress 2.1. Please hit up our development tracker if you notice anything funky going on. Several others have done so during the prerelease process, […]

bbPress 2.1 RC 2

Published on June 27th, 2012 by John James Jacoby

Less than 24 hours after RC 1, meet bbPress 2.1 RC 2. We fixed a few more bugs uncovered quickly after RC1 was packaged, and want to keep pace. We’re *still* confident you can use RC 2 on a live site, and welcome your feedback on our development tracker if something isn’t working correctly. Download […]

bbPress 2.1 RC 1

Published on June 27th, 2012 by John James Jacoby

Available immediately is bbPress 2.1 RC 1. RC stands for ‘release candidate’ which means we think bbPress 2.1 is good to go, and it’s up to y’all to let us know if it’s not. We’re confident you can use RC 1 on a live site without bursting your balloon, but please let us know if […]