Blog Post

GD Power Search Pro for bbPress 2.0

GD Power Search Pro for bbPress has reached a major milestone, version 2.0. This version brings an improved plugin core, a few new features and improvements, a new dashboard, and the use of the latest Dev4Press Library in the core.

Version 2.0 is not a big leap in terms of features, but it is a big change when it comes to plugin core. The plugin is now based on the latest Dev4Press Library (branch 3.5) and it features an updated interface, better core code, and a new plugin dashboard. The dashboard contains useful information to start using the plugin quickly, with the option to preconfigure the plugin. The reason the plugin doesn’t really do this on its own is that there are different ways to set it up, and depending on user needs, it is best to leave it to individual websites to figure out what is best. For the majority of websites, the dashboard button will make configuration changes that will be best for full integration.

When it comes to the search, there are some very important changes:

  • New option is added to ‘fix’ the issue with the search query where the post statuses are incorectly applied to the query, and now plugin will explicitly set the statuses in every case. This will ensure that query is alway correct and all topics taken into account.
  • Topic statuses filter is expanded, and will show different list of statuses based on the user role, and moderators and keymasters can search spam, trash and pending topics too.
  • After update, version 2.0 will behave as new installation (due to the shared library changes), and the plugin will import settings from the previous version of the plugin. Make sure to go through Update/Install screen to do that, and also, recheck the settings to confirm that all is fine, especially, because some settings have changed their location in the settings panels.

Let me know if you have any suggestions for new plugin features, and please, report any issues in the support forums.

To see the list of all the changes in this version, please check out the changelog. If you find any issues with the new version, please, report them in the support forums.

Please wait...
GD Power Search Pro plugin for WordPress and bbPress Forums
Advanced search form for bbPress powered forums

Enhanced and powerful search for bbPress powered forums, with options to filter results by post author, forums, publication period, topic tags and few other things.

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.

Subscribe to Dev4Press Newsletter

Get the latest announcements, release digests, promotions and exclusive discounts, and general Dev4Press-related news straight into your mailbox.


This form collects your email (optionally your name) for the purpose of sending you newsletters. Check out our Privacy Policy for more information on how we store and manage your data. We will not send you any spam. Newsletters are sent 2 to 4 times every month.

Latest From The Blog

plugins relase corsecurity 1 9

coreSecurity Pro 1.9

coreSecurity Pro 1.9 brings several very important bug fixes (related to the file scanner), several new features related to antispam control, user session management, improvements to the file scanner, and more.
plugins relase dev4press updated 4 7

Dev4Press Updater 4.7

The new version of Dev4Press Updater, brings a regular set of updates to the plugin, including support for coreSecurity Pro plugin installation and updates, various fixes and tweaks, updated shared library.
plugins relase debugpress 3.9

DebugPress 3.9

It has been a while since the new DebugPress release was announced on Dev4Press, but the plugin has been getting regular updates almost every month, and today, it has reached version 3.9.

Leave a Comment

GeneratePress - The perfect lightweight theme for your next project
Grammarly - Number 1 Writing App
0
0
0
0
0
0