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bbPress 2.0 Thesis Compatibility

  • Has anyone been able to get bbPress 2.0 and the Thesis theme to work together?

    I have tried a number of things but I just can’t get it to work.

    If I do nothing and rely on the default theme the forum is totally unusable. Not only is there no styling but none of the functionality works (no links appear for a start!).

    I have tried creating a child theme as per instructions on this forum, tried using shortcodes and I have also tried copying the relevant parts of the default theme over to the thesis theme folder.

    This seems to get slightly better results in the sense that I get the forum functionality, but there is no styling. You can see my current attempt here:

    http://www.jezza101.co.uk/forums

    It seems to me like part of the theme’s framework is somehow breaking bbPress, there must be some fundamental incompatibility in there somewhere – but I really don’t know enough to debug this.

    I have asked over at the Thesis support forum but there seems to be little understanding of what’s going on over there. Is there anyone over here who has any suggestions?

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  • Gautam Gupta
    Moderator

    @gautamgupta

    Thesis is a paid theme and we can’t say anything about it unless we have access to its source. :)


    Anointed
    Moderator

    @anointed

    As bbPress follows all WordPress code standards, I am going to assume it is something to do with thesis.

    Chris is a great coder so I am certain that he would have no problem coming up with a fix for thesis.

    You can use shortcodes and just add some custom css styling.

    @Gautam Fair point.

    @anointed I hope so, perhaps the new version might have better out of the box support

    @letheos I think I will have another go with bbcodes, this does now seem like the best option. I’ll post back if I have any luck.

    Thanks for the replies.

    I am also trying to integrate bbpress plugin with thesis…..Have not been able to ! The page I point to the forum from my menus shows up as the Thesis Blog, but not like the Bbpress plgun Forum……..I look forward to some guidance or I might have to look at a different option for my Forum


    Anointed
    Moderator

    @anointed

    Did you ask Chris about the problem?

    As he is the author of Thesis, and a fantastic coder, I am sure that he has a simple solution.


    Gautam Gupta
    Moderator

    @gautamgupta

    You all may try out a plugin made by @kristarellahttp://kristarella.com/snaps/bbpress-thesis.zip and see if it works. (I haven’t tested it out myself)

    @Anointed Do you know how to contact Chris? I went to his Blog/Forum but there are about 40,000 people that have bought Thesis and he cannot answer questions to all of them, perhaps the reason I could not find his contact info. One of the people on his team / network has worked a solution @kristarella as @Gautam suggested

    @Gautam: I downloaded the plugin and installed it, and it all seemed to be going well, the Forum page was actually linked to the real forum BUT:

    I got this error at the top of the forum page:

    Fatal error:

    Call to undefined method stdClass::have_posts() in /home/content/28/7732828/html/jkewbform/wp-content/plugins/bbpress/bbp-includes/bbp-forum-template.php on line 117

    Any ideas why or what it means and how I can fix it? Thanks


    Anointed
    Moderator

    @anointed

    @nearshore

    Sorry I don’t know Chris personally so no special contact info. I would simply post the question on his support forums, and maybe send him a twitter message.

    As kristarella is already working on a solution I am guessing that means there are a few people asking about bbpress support in his forums already.

    http://www.kristarella.com finally got it working!!!!

    Go and DONATE her some cash!!

    Works great too

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