Integration of bbpress with existing WordPress

Pre-requisite:

1.bbpress

2.bbIntegration plugin for WordPress.

3.WAMP or XAMPP Server to be installed.

Note:Wordpress should be already installed and running.

Here is the steps to integrate bbpress with the existing wordpress.

Step 1:
Download the bbpress Package.

Step 2:
Unzip the downloaded package to the WordPress root directory.

If the Server,your using is XAMPP then,

C:\Xampp\htdocs\wordpress

Copy the unzip bbpress package in to the wordpress directory

Step 3:
Start the Xampp Server.

To check the xampp Server is Running.

Open the browser and hit the Url.

http:\\localhost

You should see the Xampp Server Configuration Page.

Note:But the remember the database name of your WordPress what ever you have created before.

Step 4:
Now,open the browser hit the url like

http:\\localhost\(name of the wordpress package)/(name of the bbpress directory that has been copied to the wordpress folder in xampp)

You should see the bbpress Configuration Page.

Step 5:
It will ask you some Information for creating bbpress config file.

Database name:Its the name of the database you have created in phpmyadmin in XAMPP for wordpress before.

Database Username:The default username for XAMPP is “root”

Database password:The default password for XAMPP is “”.

Database Host:The host is nothing but “localhost”.

Step 6:
After all this , click on ‘Worpdress Integration’.

In the wordpress integration page, click on the below check boxes and fill required field’s

WordPress address (URL):Your Blog URL

Blog address (URL):Your Blog URL

WordPress “auth” cookie key:This value must match the value of the constant named “AUTH_KEY” in your WordPress wp-config.php file.

WordPress “auth” cookie salt:This must match the value of the WordPress setting named “auth_salt” in your WordPress site. Look for the option labeled “auth_salt” in this WordPress admin page.

WordPress “secure auth” cookie key:This value must match the value of the constant named “SECURE_AUTH_KEY” in your WordPress wp-config.php file.

WordPress “secure auth” cookie salt:This must match the value of the WordPress setting named “secure_auth_salt” in your WordPress site. Look for the option labeled “secure_auth_salt” in this WordPress admin page.

WordPress “logged in” cookie key:This value must match the value of the constant named “LOGGED_IN_KEY” in your WordPress wp-config.php file.

WordPress “logged in” cookie salt:This must match the value of the WordPress setting named “logged_in_salt” in your WordPress site. Look for the option labeled “logged_in_salt” in this WordPress admin page.

Check the third Check box and below it will ask some database information.

User database table prefix:wp_

WordPress MU primary blog ID:If you are integrating with a WordPress MU site you need to specify the primary blog ID for that site. It is usually 1. You should probably leave this blank if you are integrating with a standard WordPress site

Make sure the Show advanced database settings check box is checked.

User database name:Database name of the WordPress is installed.

User database user:root(Default username)

User database password:””(blank by default)

User database host:localhost

User database character set:UTF8

User database character collation:utf8_general_ci

Leave the custom user table blank.

Click the Save WordPress Settings.

Then ,it will ask you for Site Settings

Site name:Enter any name you wish.

Site address (URL):It will have your forum url.

“Key Master” Username:The Username will be in drop down box.You can select your Key Master username.

First forum name:The First Topic name.

Then Click on Save Site Settings.

Step 7:
After all this,you are set with the bbpress.

You will see a Username is admin and the password will be the existing one you are using for your WordPress.

Once you see your Dashboard.

Click on WordPress Integration in the Setting on the left hand side.

WordPress Administrator:bbpress-keymaster

WordPress Editor:bbpress-Moderator

WordPress Author:bbpress-member

WordPress Contributor:bbpress-member

WordPress Subcriber:bbpress-member

Click on Save Changes.

Step 8:
Go to the Dashboard Of wordpress.

Before that make sure the bbpress integration plugin is copied in to the plugins folder of the wp-content in wordpress.

And make sure the plugin is activated in the Plugins ‘Installed’ Menu in the wordpress Dashboard.

Now, in the Settings you will find the bbpress Integration will be listed over there.

Click on it.

And make sure that

bbPress URL:Url of your bbpress(like http://localhost/wordpress/bbpress)

Your plugins URL:Leave it blank.

WordPress type:Select the WordPress Type you have.

Click on Save Settings.

Thats it.

To check that its working fine or not.

Start signing in your blog alone.

And then go to your forum url and see.

It will find the role of you and signed in automatically.

Enjoy.

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Installing bbpress in localhost

Pre-requisite:

1.bbpress

2.WAMP or XAMPP Server to be installed.

Here is the steps to install bbpress in localhost.

Step 1:
Download the bbpress Package.

Step 2:
Unzip the downloaded package to the Server root directory.

If the Server,your using is XAMPP then,

C:\Xampp\htdocs\

Copy the unzip bbpress package in to the htdocs directory

Step 3:
Start the Xampp Server.

To check the xampp Server is Running.

Open the browser and hit the Url.

http:\\localhost

You should see the Xampp Server Configuration Page.

Step 4:
In that click on phpmyadmin on the left hand side of that page.

In the phpmyadmin page,create a database for your bbpress.(The Name can be anything has you wish)

To need to create any Tables inside that.

Note:But the remember the database name what ever you have created.

Step 5:
Now,open the browser hit the url like

http:\\localhost\(name of the bbpress directory that has been copied to the htdocs folder in xampp)

You should see the bbpress Configuration Page.

Step 6:
The bbpress Configuration looks like this

It will ask you some Information for creating bbpress config file.


Database name:Its the name of the database you have created in phpmyadmin in XAMPP.

Database Username:The default username for XAMPP is “root”

Database password:The default password for XAMPP is “”.

Database Host:The host is nothing but “localhost”.

Step 7:
After all this , click on ‘Worpdress Integration’.

For the time leave the wordpress integration by skipping it.

Then ,it will ask you for

Forum Site Name:The name you wish to have for your Site.

E-Mail:Your E-Mail Address (in case of lost password).

Make sure the Check box has to be checked.(To make your blog appear in the search engine)

Step 8:
After all this,you are set with the bbpress.

You will see a Username is admin and the password will be an autogenerated one.

Copy the Password and click on Login.

Login with your current Username and Password.

Once you see your Dashboard.

Go to Authors in the left hand side of your Dashboard.

In that click on Users.

You will see the Authors Name ‘admin’ over there.

Click on Edit and down below that you will have fields for change your password.(The password can be has you wish)

Thats all done.

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