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bbPress Plugin Browser

Published on January 9th, 2007 by Michael Adams (mdawaffe)

After lots of hints and hushed voices, the bbPress plugin browser is here. We’re offereing this up as a centralized source of bbPress plugins. Hopefully, for all us users, that will mean one-stop shopping when looking for plugins. And for you developers, anyone can host their plugin there. We keep track of comments, ratings, and […]

bbPress 0.74

Published on January 6th, 2007 by Michael Adams (mdawaffe)

After a month of waiting, bbPress 0.74 is finally available for download. Even if it did take a while, we’ve fixed a several important things. Aditya has a great overview of the changes, but here’s a few of the bigger ones. init hook has been changed to bb_init for better compatibility with WordPress. When users […]

bbPress International

Published on October 28th, 2006 by Michael Adams (mdawaffe)

With bbPress 0.73 out, bbPress is much better equipped to handle localization to whatever language you speak. We’d like to encourage such localization by offering a centralized resource for localization files, support and anything else needed by the international community. Please leave a comment here to let us know what language you speak (and fill […]


Published on October 15th, 2006 by Matt Mullenweg

I just came across the original post announcing bbPress on my blog. It’s interesting to read back on that post and comments, like going back through a time warp. Richard Boakes, one of the first users of Akismet, has a nice summary of the benefits of bbPress. Jazzle says,  “bbPress is a fantastic example of […]

bbPress Trac: now with 99% less spam!

Published on September 20th, 2006 by Michael Adams (mdawaffe)

Many of you will remember the dark days of the bbPress Trac. For several months it was getting hit by spammers multiple times a day. Matt put a stop to new spam a couple of months ago, but there was still a huge amount of garbage blocking up our ticketing system. All of that is […]


Published on June 18th, 2006 by Matt Mullenweg

Thanks in part to the hard work of Juan Correa (PotterSys) and Ryan Boren, bbPress is now almost completely "gettexted" which means that all of the strings in the software can be translated and replaced on the fly. Some other code improvements have also come along the way. All SVN changes are now being mailed […]

Installation Instructions

Published on December 31st, 2004 by Matt Mullenweg

Neil Patel has written some more detailed installation instructions for those of you having trouble getting started. It’s a little bit of a pain now, but hey, it’s alpha. We haven’t even gotten to the perpetual beta stage yet. I happy to say that with a little more coding this can be taken down to […]

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