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GD bbPress Attachments 1.5


Brand new update for GD bbPress Attachments brings several major features: display of image attachments as thumbnails, new tabbed interface for the plugin, error logging and display, as well as several important fixes including problem with uploading from edit topic and reply pages.

Bugs fixed in this version include: upload from edit topic and edit reply forms problems, including of jQuery into header, bbPress detection for edit pages.

More settings are added to control brand new features: error logging, display images attachments as thumbnails. Plugin uses tabbed interface to display settings, FAQ and About page. You can see it on the image on the right. Each upload error is stored as post meta data and can be displayed to the administrators and topic/reply authors. This will help avoid confusion about missing files after upload due to different problems. Any WordPress or PHP related problems will be reported, file size limit or file type restrictions.

Thumbnails and Errors in Reply
Thumbnails and Errors in Reply

If the attachment is an image, it can be displayed as thumbnail. You can control various elements of the thumbnail display, including link REL attribute, caption, thumbnail size… FAQ is added as tab, and About page also as a tab with useful links and plugin version information.

Next major version will include the error log admin panel to review all logs and to allow deletion of the logged errors. List of future features include also option to limit the file types for upload as global and for each forum override. If you notice any problems, please report them in the comments or in the forum. All suggestions are welcome.

Plugin Links:

GD bbPress Attachments Home Page
GD bbPress Attachments on

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GD bbPress Attachments plugin for WordPress
Attachments for forums powered by bbPress

Attachments upload to the topics and replies in bbPress plugin using media library. Control file size and number of files, integration elements and more.

About the author

Milan Petrovic
Milan Petrovic

CEO and Lead developer of Dev4Press Web Development company, working with WordPress since 2008, first as a freelancer, later founding own development company. Author of more than 250 plugins and more than 20 themes.

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3 thoughts on “GD bbPress Attachments 1.5”

  1. GD bbPress Attachments 1.5.1 released with a minor fix to logging errors.

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    • Hi MillaN!
      Thanx for these awesome updates, just perfect! Really helpful for a lot of use cases and helping to establish bbPress as a great forum system!

      Keep up the good work!
      -Dave 🙂

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      • Thanks Dave. More changes coming soon.

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