first IRC meeting on bbPress was held, and for those who doubt the good health and future of this forum system there are many good news
Matt Mullenweg himself and people like San Milward, developer of wp-ecommerce, John James Jacoby, collaborator of the BuddyPress core, Ryan Hellyer of PixoPoint.com or Justin Tadlock, among many other geniuses of the code, participated in the talk. WordPress.
In the hour of conversation they proposed and they commented some of those that can be the main lines of bbPress, to know …
- To associate posts of blogs to threads for inte
- bbPress will be available as software on its own or migrate to make it a WordPress plugin that would autoinstall itself from WordPress . This would eliminate the need to integrate themes, profiles, etc. This idea seems to have found many followers.
- Deep integration (even themes) between bbPress and WordPress for the version of bbPress 1.2 .
- Shortcodes bbPress ] for WordPress.
- User profiles integrated between WordPress and bbPress being able to see their posts and their threads.
- Sending and warnings of threads by email.
- Create a Codex for bbPress with extensive documentation.
- Redesign of the bbPress.org website to make it more alive – currently it seems a dead project because of how old it looks – and add such things as a themes browser and things like that.
- Private messages, polls, resolved threads and user management in the core of bbPress / WordPress.
- Since they were confirmed (almost) the WordPress and Mu integration in WordPress 3.0 .
- For integrate bbPress and WordPress would visually be used page templates .
- Popups in Lightbox for records, private messages, etc. so that templates do not have a lot of code or have that add subpages.
- We are going to do a survey to the users to ask them about the features we want in version 1.1 of bbPress.
As you can see, there has been a bit of everything, a kind of brainstorm for relaunch bbPress in a way that is really simple, integrated, easy for the user, that is, WordPress style .
Of course, there will be some problem along the way if you choose by the option of make bbPress a BuddyPress style plugin such as plugin compatibility, export to the new system and those "little things" but there is a long way and, above all, a Long life for bbPress in whatever form.