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Your Forum Management Headaches - Solved!

Over 100+ Feature Points Offer Everything You Need To Operate A Successful & Thriving Forum Community

 

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Free Features

Forum Features

  • Theme and template driven
  • Plugin system to add features
  • Sub-forum support to any level
  • Optional post moderation
  • User level unread post handling
  • Forum ranks and badges
  • Image thumbnails and enlargements
  • User defined Signatures
  • Avatar uploads, Gravatar or WP
  • A toolset for common admin tasks
  • Comprehensive search options
  • Forum Stats including online list
  • Custom icons for groups and forums
  • Comprehensive selection of RSS feed
  • Custom smileys including uploads
  • Store components outside of plugin
  • Create hidden 'spoilers' in posts
  • Optional support for WP shortcodes
  • Email notification of posts to admins

Security

  • Powerful user group and permission system
  • Can create private and/or public forums
  • Optional 'math' spam prevention tool
  • Coded to use WordPress secure routines
  • Feature to prevent user access to wp admin
  • Private RSS feeds for members only
  • Email notification of posts to admins

Integration

  • Fully integrated with WordPress registrations and logins
  • Supports WordPress standard and multisite
  • Uses Cookies to track returning members and guests
  • Complete uninstall/removal option
  • Comprehensive Administrative Options and Settings

SEO

  • Creates pretty/seo friendly permalinks
  • Support for the All In One SEO Pack and Google XML Sitemap Plugins
  • Page and browser title settings
  • Canonical URL’s
  • Custom descriptions and keywords

User Profiles

  • Extended member profile options
  • Each user can set their own timezone
  • Full Members Listing
  • Supports RPX/Janrain 3rd party login
  • Social network and IM identities

API

  • Extensive use of WP style action/filter hooks
  • Each display element contained in a template display function
  • Full access to the underlying api
  • Data inspection tool

Localization

  • Theme and template driven
  • Plugin system to add features
  • Sub-forum support to any level
  • Optional post moderation
  • User level unread post handling
  • Forum ranks and badges
  • Image thumbnails and enlargements
  • User defined Signatures
  • Avatar uploads, Gravatar or WP
  • A toolset for common admin tasks

Help

  • Extensive help text throughout the plugin
  • Full online documentation for users and admins
  • A growing body of documentation for developers

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Premium Plugins and Add-ons

We have over 70 add-ons for almost any scenario you might need in your forum!

Popular Premium Add-ons

With over 70 premium add-ons and themes available we have almost every function you might need covered.  Here are some of our most popular add-ons

  • Private Messaging System

    Allow users to communicate with each other and with administrators and moderators via private messages.  This includes a full inbox.

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  • Image, Media and File Uploader

    Allow your users to upload images, media and files within forum posts.  This add-on uses the same engine that WordPress uses for its uploads (PLupload).

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  • Blog Post Linking

    This add-on permits your designated authors to have their blog posts automatically published to a specified forum. Includes numerous options for handling comments, editing etc.

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  • TinyMCE Editor

    Provide your users with the same editor as that in the WordPress admin panel.  This allows for a more familiar and user friendly posting experience.

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  • Subscriptions

    This add-on will allow your users to receive email notifications of forum activity. Subscriptions adds subscribe / unsubscribe buttons throughout the forum and integrates with the forum profile.

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  • Threads

    Allow replies to be nested inside a main thread.  This keeps related conversations together and makes easier for your users to follow.

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The Full List

Here is an (almost) exhaustive list of all our premium features

Add-user-identities-2018

Add User Identities

Add extra User Identities that are important to your website

admn-bar

Admin Bar

Keep tabs on all new posts; Approve, Check for Spam and Reply – all in One Place

announce

Announcements

Have an Announcement to make?

answers-topic

Answers Topic

Let your Users decide the best Answer to a Topic question

auto-linking

Auto Linking

Automatically convert Keywords in Forum Posts into Links

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BBCode Editor

The old Forum Favourite BBCode Editor

birthdays

Birthdays

Keep track of your User’s Birthdays

blog-post-linking

Blog Post Linking

Turn Blog Posts into Forum Topics and Comments into Replies

buddypress

BuddyPress Integration

Integrate Simple:Press with the ever popular BuddyPress

captcha

Captcha

Help at hand to Fight those Spam Posts

custom-profile-fields

Custom Profile Fields

Add those special Profile Fields that your website needs

event-logger

Event Logger

Keep track of what is going on in the background

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Featured Topics and Posts

Create a section highlighting a list of Featured Topics or Posts.

file-uploader

File Uploader

Permit your Users to Upload their Images, Files and/or Media

font-resize

Font Resize

Allow your Users to Set the Right Font Size for them

ranks-information

Forum Ranks Information

Let your Users see your Forum Ranking plan – and their own Ranking Targets

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Google XML Sitemap

Do your SEO a favor with our Google XML Sitemap Integration plugin

gravatar-cache

Gravatar Cache

Boost Performance of downloading User Gravatars

hide-posters

Hide Posters

Allow selected Users to remain hidden when they post

editor-quicktags-html

HTML Editor

Use the same Editor as the Text option for writing Blog Posts

html-emails

HTML Emails

Create professional looking Emails to send to your Users

keywords

Keywords

Be Notified when your Saved Keywords get Used

language-and-theme-selection

Language and Theme Selection

Allow your Users to select their Language and Forum Colour Scheme

maintenance-mode

Maintenance Mode

Put your forum – and not your whole website – into Maintenance Mode

membership-subscribe

Membership Subscribe

Automatically subscribe whole User Groups to Forums

mentions

Mentions

Let your Users Tag other Users in Forum Posts

moderation-email

Moderation Email (Alerts For Users)

Automatically email your users when one of their posts in moderation is approved

mycred-extended-integration

MyCred Integration Plugin

Add extra Simple:Press support to the popular WordPress MyCred plugin

policy-documents

Policy Documents

Simply create your Privacy and Usage/Registration documents for your Forum Users

polls

Polls And Surveys

A favourite of forums everywhere – ask your Users to Vote

post-anonymously

Post Anonymously

Give your Users the option to Post Anonymously

post-as

Post As

Make a Post as a Different User

post-by-email

Post By Email

Create Forum Posts and New Topics – with an Email

post-multiple-forums

Post In Multiple Forums

When you need to spread that new Topic to multiple Forums

post-preview

Post Preview

See what your Post will look like before you save it

post-ratings

Post Ratings

Give your Users the power to Rate other’s Posts

print-topic

Print Topic

Print a Post, a Page or a complete Topic – formatted for the printer

private-messaging

Private Messaging

Allow your Users to Message each other and you in Complete Privacy

private-posts

Private Posts

If a User needs to send you Private Data give them permission to mark their post Private

profanity-filter

Profanity Filter

For those who want to keep their forum cleansed of certain words

profile-display-control

Profile Display Control

Display just those Profile Fields that you need

prune-database

Prune Database

Keep your Database clear of old, unwanted Topic Threads

spam-registrations

Remove Spam Registrations

Easily remove those pesky, unwanted and annoying Spam User Registrations

report-post

Report Post

Allow your Users to perform some Post Moderation

reputation

Reputation

Let your Users build up the Reputations of their Peers

search

Search

Search both your Forums and – optionally your Blog Posts and Pages

search-by-user

Search by User

Enhance your search screen with an option to find all posts created by a specified user.

share-this

Share This

Allow your Users to keep their community up to date and informed through a variety of Social Networks

slack-integration

Slack Integration

Send Simple:Press notifications to the Slack team communication app

subscriptions

Subscriptions (Email Notifications For Users)

Subscribe to email notifications of topics or forums – or just those a user posts to

syntax-highlighter

Syntax Highlighting

If your forum needs to display Program Code or SQL then use our Highlighter

tags

Tags

Simply Tag your Topics

template-tags-and-widgets

Template Tags and Widget

A collection of useful Template Tags, Short Codes and Widgets

post-thanks

Thank Posts

Let your Users Thank other Users for the Posts and Build up Points

threading

Threading

Add that extra dimension to your forum topics with threaded posts

timezone-on-registration

Timezone On Registration

Add a TimeZone prompt to the WordPress registration form

tinymce-editor

TinyMCE Editor

Give your Users the same Editor for their Forum Posts as you use to write your Blog Posts with

topic-description

Topic Description

Add a Topic Description field to the New Topic editor form

topic-expire

Topic Expire Plugin

Create Topics with a built-in ‘Display To’ date

topic-id-permalink

Topic ID Permalink

Swap the Topic Name for the Topic ID as the Permalink

topic-redirect

Topic Redirect

Build a URL Redirect directly into the Topic Link

topic-status

Topic Status

Setup Status Sequence Keywords for your Topics

unanswered-topics

Unanswered Topics

List all of those Unanswered Topics on their own Page Template

uploads-viewer

Uploads Viewer

Let your Users See and Select their Uploaded Items

ban

User Ban

Some Users just have to be Banned from time to time

warnings-and-suspensions

Warnings and Suspensions

Warn, Suspend and Ban misbehaving Users quickly and easily

watches

Watch Topics (Formerly Watches)

Let your Users Bookmark Topics they want to Watch

whos-online

Who’s Online

Extend the Online feature of Simple:Press

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