bbPress 2.0 shortcode whitelist and bbcode plugins
I’ve noticed a lot of people looking for plugins that add bbcode to the forum in the new bbPress 2.0 version. I was also interested so I paid attention. I think someone mentioned that the way to do it would be to use wordpress shortcodes, but that before enabling these in forum topics and replies it might be best to create a whitelist of safe shortcodes that you want to allow.
Well I waited and no-one developed this, and so I looked into doing it myself. I have now done this and added my first ever wordpress plugins into the repository! These being:
Using these two together creates a safer way of including bbcode in your forum. I will expand the whitelist to include other cool but safe shortcode plugins as I become aware of them. I also plan to add an admin page that allows manual addition of shortcodes you wish to allow.
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