Now there's one other thing I want to show you and then we'll go on to take questions for this How to Setup a Simple:Press Forum on a WordPress Website video series. I want to show you the widget that is available to you here. Come to the dashboard, I've got a user dashboard that
While I'm here in the Simple:Press setup I may as well come over to Options. We’ll change Edit Posting Options and we’ll use plain text. And Edit Display Options, my timezone is UTC -8, America and they probably have Los Angeles here. So update my display options. Under Usergroups, I'm in the user group Administrator.
Now what we're going to do is create forums in Simple:Press for a WordPress Website. So, create a new forum and I'm going to choose a forum group of Professional Thesis Skin Development. The forum name is going to be Pre-course Preparation. For descriptions we’ll say, Topics Related to Preparing for the Class. I am
Next in this Simple:Press Forum lesson we're going to come up to Forums and start creating forums and we'll start with Forum Groups. We'll add users and permissions and that sort of thing and then we'll play with it and see how it all works. The way this works is that there are forum groups
Now that we have configured permissions for user groups, we are going to do is look at our Simple:Press Profiles. Let's start at the Profile Settings with Profile Options. This is a set of settings that you can configure. You can let the member choose which name format to display, the default is the WordPress
We've got our Simple:Press User Groups and now we need Permissions. Let’s come over to Permissions and we're going to look at the Manage Permissions Sets. No Access means you can't see it. If we edit our permission you can see can subscribe to topics is no and can view a forum, no. None of
So far we have configured the Simple:Press options and Simple:Press components. And now it’s time to turn our attention to User Groups and Permissions. The heart of access control in the forum are user groups. You have user Groups and you have Permissions assigned to those user groups. Then you assign user groups access permissions
Now that we’ve set all of our basic options for the Simple:Press forum we're going to come over to Components. Really you don't have to do anything with Smileys but one of these days I do want to switch out these smileys with something else just for fun. You can create your own smileys, swap
We have all of our addon plugins installed and now we can go about the business of setting up our options. We'll start here with Options under Global Settings. It's going to work even if you don't set these settings. One thing you can choose is to block user access to the WP Admin pages
Before we start setting up our Simple:Press options, I want to add the plugins. Let’s come over here under Plugins and go to Plugin Uploader. Then choose the file, choose featured, say open and upload now. Then we'll just go to Plugin Uploader. Again, choose the file, syntax-highlighting, upload, Plugin Uploader, choose the file, uploads-viewer.
We’ve installed Simple:Press forum and now we are going to setup the forum. And right away it tells you whether or not all of the necessary folders were created. I’ll just show you an instance where it did not get created or it doesn't exist on this site here. Come over to Forums and down
So all we had to do in order to get ready to install Simple:Press Forum was to add the forum page and set user roles. Now we're going to download and install the plugin. The plugin itself is free but support for it and access to all of its addons require some kind of a
Before we do anything else, we want to get our site ready to take the forum and there are a couple of things we want to do. One of them is to create the page that the forum is going to reside on and the other one is to make sure we have the custom
Good morning everybody and welcome to this special seminar on how to setup a form on your WordPress website using Simple:Press. Simple:Press is an exceptionally powerful forum plugin and it is the forum plugin that I use here on BYOBWebsite. Out of the box, it gives you a lot of power and flexibility for controlling
Simple:Press forum offers many benefits for both the users of the forum and for forum management. Learn about those features as well as how to install and configure it's options and components. You will also see how to setup forum groups, individual forums and configure a personal profile.
This is the ninth and final part of How to Use the Forum tutorial series. In this session, we show how to include code text in a quote on your post. This is helpful for questions about php or html code. How to Use the Forum – Part 1 – Configure Your Forum Profile How
This is the eighth part of How to Use the Forum tutorial series. In this session, we show how to include a quote from a previous post in your post in the forum. Instead of selecting the Post Reply button at the bottom of the Forum, you can select the Quote button of the post
This is the seventh part of How to Use the Forum tutorial series. In this session, we discuss how to find the posts that you’ve posted to the forum. You can easily find the 10 most recent posts that you posted at the sidebar of your account. However, if you want to see older than
This is the sixth part of How to Use the Forum tutorial series. In this session, we discuss how to watch or subscribe to a thread post in the forum. Let’s say you want to be notified if someone replies to the forum post that you are interested in. You can do this by watching
This is the fifth part of How to Use the Forum tutorial series. In this session, we discuss how to add an image to your post in the forum. Let’s say you want to include an image or screenshot of your question. We recommend the Snagit Screen Capture tool for your screenshot image which you