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  • caming


    What’s the best way to allow users to paste and use HTML? The problem is that there are still issues with the Visual editor, so can anyone help me allow them to use HTML?

    Thanks ~

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  • AmiNimA


    I’m using this, and it works fine:

    if ( !function_exists( 'ja_filter_bbpress_allowed_tags' ) ) {
    function ja_filter_bbpress_allowed_tags() {
    return array(
    // Links
    'a' => array(
    'href' => array(),
    'title' => array(),
    'rel' => array()
    // Quotes
    'blockquote' => array(
    'cite' => array()
    // Code
    'code' => array(),
    'pre' => array(),
    // Formatting
    'em' => array(),
    'strong' => array(),
    'del' => array(
    'datetime' => true,
    'span' => array(
    'lang' => array(),
    'style' => array()
    'p' => array(
    'dir' => array(),
    'style' => array()
    'div' => array(
    'class' => array()
    // Lists
    'ul' => array(),
    'ol' => array(
    'start' => true,
    'li' => array(),
    // Images
    'img' => array(
    'src' => true,
    'border' => true,
    'alt' => true,
    'height' => true,
    'width' => true,
    add_filter( 'bbp_kses_allowed_tags', 'ja_filter_bbpress_allowed_tags' );

    rendi edwido


    Seen your problem was solved.
    You are so nice to make the guest allow Html code.
    Cheers for you mate



    Is there anyone else who hasn’t gotten this code to work for them? I have tried everything and am still getting the issue of HTML showing up in quotes with quotes in them. I’ve copied this code to my includes/common/formatting.php and have seen zero change.

    (I’m using GD BBPress Tools for my quote functionality)

    @richkraetsch I expect this to be more of an issue with the GD BBPress Tools plugin rather than bbPress, they should have support in that plugin for the custom HTML tags it is using.

    You can also try this plugin (and remove that custom code you added), I just added div and sub element class to this and it should work for you, you will need to double check and modify it to remove any HTML tags you do not need, also the next release of bbPress includes some more changes to the allowed KSES HTML tags so you’ll need to update and possibly make some more changes once bbPress 2.6 is released.

    Samuel Elh


    As of ~2.3, the “allowed tags” are filterable within bbPress.

    Look for the filter bbp_kses_allowed_tags. It’s in includes/common/formatting.php.

    @jaredatch , thank you so much man!! been able to allow some extra tags.. and been looking for this long time ago, until i gave up -(
    appreciated 😀



    Hello guys.

    I had the same issue. I read all the topics and i managed to fix almost everything thanks to your posts

    btw thans Edgar you saved my with your plugin.

    My only issue is this: i have activated the video button on tinymce so peoepl can add video using the youtube or vimeo url.

    I know that just pasting the link it will embed it but the issue is that you cant arranged width and height.

    Although i tried and added more things to Edgar’s plugin when i try to add iframe code it nothing appears on the post

    The code i added is:

    // iframe
    ‘iframe’ => array(
    ‘src’ => true,
    ‘style’ => true,
    ‘width’ => true,
    ‘height’ => true,
    ‘scrolling’ => true,
    ‘marginwidth’ => true,
    ‘marginheight’ => true,
    ‘frameborder’ => true,

    any help is welcome.

    Thanks in advance,




    just use autoembed links in settings > forums

    when the user places the link in the reply content area that link will automatically become a video when posted.

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