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bbPress 2.5.13 Readds Sanitization to Anonymous User Data

The bbPress development team has released bbPress 2.5.13. This release fixes a few bugs, most notably, it readds sanitization to anonymous user data that was accidentally removed in previous versions. Those who allow anonymous users to create topics and replies on their forums are encouraged to update immediately. “This feature is (more…)

bbPress 2.6 Beta 3 Likely as Team Focuses on Solid Data Migration Path

For the past few months, users have been testing bbPress 2.6 Beta 2. bbPress 2.6 will be the first major version update since 2014 and will include the following features: Per-forum moderators Improved favorites and subscriptions management Improved BuddyPress integration Performance improvements User experience improvements to meta-boxes and admin-area tools Tighter (more…)

bbPress 2.5.11 Adds WordPress 4.7 Compatibility

The bbPress development team has released 2.5.11 to add support for a technical change in WordPress 4.7. Users are highly encouraged to update to bbPress 2.5.11 before updating to WordPress 4.7. In 4.7, the loading order for the current user in the function stack was changed to accommodate user locale (more…)

bbPress 2.5.10 Patches Security Vulnerability

John James Jacoby, lead developer of bbPress, has released bbPress 2.5.10 to patch a security vulnerability in all previous versions of the 2.X branch. This release also contains security hardening improvements where user display names and avatars are commonly displayed together. Jacoby notes that these changes affect bbPress only and don’t impact third-party (more…)

bbPress 2.5.9 Patches Cross-Site-Scripting Vulnerability

John James Jacoby, lead developer of bbPress, has released bbPress 2.5.9 to patch a security vulnerability, “bbPress 2.5.8 and below are susceptible to a cross-site-scripting vulnerability that’s due to the way users are linked to their profiles when they are mentioned in topics and replies,” Jacoby said. Marc-Alexandre Montpas is (more…)

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If you use bbPress, it’s time to voice your opinions and let the development team know what you think by taking the 2015 bbPress user survey. It has 25 questions that determine skill level, use cases, and provides opportunities to give feedback. In 2014, survey results indicated users are disappointed (more…)