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…)

A Newbie's Guide to bbPress

If you’re brand new to bbPress, you may not know about some of the ways it can be extended beyond being a simple forum. Additional functionality can be added with plugins, its output can be manipulated through CSS, and development is easy to keep up with. Even though bbPress has (more…)