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GD bbPress Toolbox Pro 4.0

Version 4.0 is the biggest update to the GD bbPress Toolbox Pro and adds many new features (canned replies, say thanks to authors, source code BBCode, tracking online users…) with improvements and fixes.

In the past 3 and half years since GD bbPress Toolbox Pro was released, this new version 4.0 is the biggest update to the plugin and it brings many new features, many updates and improvements with more fixes for reported bugs. To check out full plugin changelog, check out the changelog page. Without going in too much detail about every feature, you can check out the list of most important major new features in this version:

Users Online Widget
Users Online Widget
  • Say Thanks for Topics and Replies
  • Canned Replies for Moderators
  • Track users and guest online status
  • Secondary Action toolbar under the content
  • Widget to display users online status
  • BBCode to display syntax highlighted source code
  • Forum based locking and extra attachment settings
  • Temporarily Lock any topic
  • Secondary action area for topics and replies
  • More bbPress related links for NavMenu
Say Thanks List and Secondary Action Toolbar
Say Thanks List and Secondary Action Toolbar

Also, there are many updates and minor features that will be very interesting to many plugin users:

  • Many more notification improvements
  • Rewritten several of the plugin modules
  • Allow participant role to use TinyMCE Add Media dialog
  • Fix bbPress bug with 404 error on some page types
  • Various tweaks for removing some bbPress filters
  • Improvements to all widgets to allow template control
  • bbPress related links for WordPress NavMenu
  • Integrate signature and signature editor anywhere
List of Canned Replies for insertion
List of Canned Replies for insertion

GD bbPress Toolbox Pro 4.0 knowledge base is updated, and more articles are coming in the next few days. For now, check out some of the latest additions, check out the videos for some of the new plugin features:

In the past 7 days, plugin was tested extensively, but it is still possible that some bugs have been missed, so please, let me know as soon as you find any issues with this new version.

Stay tuned for more information about new plugin version, new videos and very special givaway for a chance to win brand new Dev4Press T-Shirts.

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GD bbPress Toolbox Pro plugin for WordPress and bbPress Forums
Enhancing WordPress forums powered by bbPress

Expand bbPress powered forums with attachments upload, BBCodes support, signatures, widgets, quotes, toolbar menu, activity tracking, enhanced widgets, extra views...

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 Toolbox Pro 4.0”

  1. The new “Say Thanks for Topics and Replies” feature is great, but it would be even better if the person who you thanked received a notification!

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    • This is only the first version of this feature, it will be expanded in the future, and thanks notifications are on the list.

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  2. congrats on v4 !!!
    excellent plugin !!!

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