Simple:Press News

Simple:Press Faceoff With SaaS – Simple:Press vs Discourse vs ForumBee

March 19, 2019
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In this article, we’ll go in-depth into three tools that help you create a forum on WordPress sites. We’ve already compared Simple:Press to other WordPress plugins so this article will compare it to a couple of SaaS Services – ForumBee and Discourse

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Simple:Press Release 6.6.6

March 14, 2022
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WordPress 5.9 is the gift that keeps on giving… This time around we’ve had to patch the drag-and-drop JS component in it to make it compatible. Upgrade to Simple:Press 6.6.6 to get the fix. The update should be in your WordPress automatic updates page. We’ve tested the fix with WP 5.8 and 5.9 but not…

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WordPress 5.9 & Simple:Press Forums

February 18, 2022
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WordPress 5.9 introduced a new type of theme – the Full Site Editing theme where all components of the theme (including headers and footers) are blocks. This is a radical change to WordPress themes. But, the good news for Simple:Press is that we can still work with these new themes with a couple of minor…

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Simple:Press Forums – Minor Releases 6.6.1 – 6.6.3

June 20, 2021
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Simple:Press forums 6.6.x was released a few months ago and since then we have pushed a number of minor releases to tweak some things. These are the changes that were made: 6.6.3 Tweak Add a new overlay to the default 2020 theme to match the WP 2021 theme. The new overlay is the default on…

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What’s New In Simple:Press Forums 6.6.0

September 9, 2020
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Simple:Press Forums 6.6.0 introduces two new major features and a lot of improvements to one of the existing features. And, of course, some bugs were stomped.

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How We Increased Performance On Our Site By 300%

July 4, 2020
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A few days ago we moved our site from Liquid Web to our new FireupWP and WPCloudDeploy project platform. This new platform allows us to use dedicated cloud VMs from places like Digital Ocean, Linode and Vultr. We pay the cost of the VMs with no markup which provides huge savings over regular hosts. We…

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Short Take: How To Fire Up Your Own WordPress Server

May 26, 2020
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There are many reasons to run your own WordPress server. If this is something you’re thinking about, there are a number of resources that you can tap into in order to make this happen. In this article we provide two resources you can use to get the job done.

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New Simple:Press Forum Theme: Modern 2020

March 5, 2020
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A new default theme is coming to Simple:Press Forums with the release of Simple:Press Forums 6.5.0. Features of this theme: More modern looking with larger default font sizes and button sizes. Less use of tiny icons More color customization options Better display on mobile More white space Just like our previous default theme, Barebones, you…

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