bbPress is forum (also called message boards, bulletin board) plugin designed for using with WordPress sites. A few days back a SANGKRIT.net hosting owner emailed us asking how he can easily start using bbPress, most bbPress tutorials on Internet are very long and confusing. All he wanted to do is create a few message boards in his WordPress site.
BuddyPress Forums are retired by its core team developers but that doesn’t mean you cannot use it. You can easily enable the group forums or the sitewide forums in your BuddyPress powered WordPress site. In this tutorial we will show you step by step instructions for enabling forums in BudyPress.
With BuddyPress Rate Forum Posts plugin your BuddyPress site memebrs can rate forum posts. It highlights good posts whereas poor posts are diminished. Highlighted karma points are visible for each site member. Note: The plugin is only for group forums, it is yet not compatible with BuddyPress site wide forums feature.
Change the parent forum to use for all BuddyPress group forums.