Wp2BB integrates WordPress and PhpBB. It automatically creates new topics in your forum for the new posts and/or pages in your blog.
|Author:||Alfredo de Hoces (profile at wordpress.org)|
|WordPress version required:||2.0|
|WordPress version tested:||2.6.2|
|Added to WordPress repository:||08-10-2008|
Warning! This plugin has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.
|Total downloads:||16 445|
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Wp2BB integrates your WordPress blog and your phpBB forum. It automatically creates new topics in the forum for every new post in your blog. Provides a Wp template for displaying the current number of responses to the post in the forum and a quick link to add a reply, and also a widget to display recent forum responses in the sidebar. It can coexist with the WordPress comments system or replace it completely.
Recent forum responses widget
Wp2BB showing the number of responses to a WP post in the PhpBB forum and a quick link to add a reply
Will Wp2BB create duplicate content that might be penalised by Google?
It could theoretically happen if you choose to include the WP post text in the correspondent PhpBB topic, but this is fully configurable in the settings (“Topic message text” option). It is definitely better to create PhpBB topics generic text such as “Discussion about the post ‘xxx’ in the blog”, just using the WP post title
Can I use images/fonts/colors in the PhpBB topic?
Yes, the “Topic message text” setting will accept HTML and BBCode
Can Wp2BB sync registered members in WP/phpBB with single sign on?
No, Wp2BB does not handle users in any way. This feature could be implemented in the near future. In the mean time you might want to check WP-United. Goes pretty well with Wp2BB