Available Plugins

Important Note:  The contents of this document applies ONLY to version 5.x.x of Simple:Press.  It likely does NOT apply to version 6.x.x (our latest version).

Below is the Current list of Simple:Press Plugins.

They can be browsed, purchased, and downloaded through Our Plugin Library. Once downloaded they must be added to the website.

  • Plugin: Timezone On Registration
  • Plugin Description Plugin: Timezone On Registration - This Simple:Press plugin allows new forum users to set their timezone when registering. Plugin Features Installing this Simple:Press plugin adds: A new "Timezone On Registration" section...
  • Plugin: Achievements
  • Plugin Description Plugin: Achievements - This Simple:Press plugin extends the WordPress Achievements plugin to allow users to earn achievement points for creating new forum topics and/or creating reply posts. Plugin Features Once installed and activated...
  • Plugin: Add User Identities
  • Plugin Description - This Simple:Press plugin allows for adding and displaying of new user identities like the core Facebook or twitter ones that are not listed in the default identities section. This identity plugin is specifically for online identities. Note...
  • Plugin: Admin Bar
  • Plugin Description Plugin: Admin Bar - This Simple:Press plugin helps to manage the administrators postbag of new forum posts and posts awaiting moderation. It also adds optional Akismet support to help identify and quickly deal with spam posts. Plugin...
  • Plugin: Announcements
  • Plugin Description Plugin: Announcements - A plugin allowing for composition and displaying of an announcement on the forum pages. Plugin Features Allows the Forum Admin to decide if an announcement is to be displayed. Allows the Forum Admin...
  • Plugin: Answers Topic
  • Plugin Description - This Simple:Press plugin allows a user who starts a topic (or a forum Admin or Moderator) to indicate that a reply post within the topic by a forum member other than the topic originator answers the topic. Plugin Overview Provides...
  • Plugin: AutoLinking
  • Plugin Description Plugin: Autolinking - This Simple:Press plugin allows keywords in forum posts to be converted into URL links. Plugin Overview Parses post content and converts keywords into links based on a predefined keywords and replacement...
  • Plugin: Ban
  • Plugin Description Plugin: Ban - This Simple:Press plugin allows the forum Admin to ban users from the forum(s) (not the whole site) by IP address, by an IP address range, host name or user agent. A registered member of the site can also be banned by...
  • Plugin: Birthdays
  • Plugin Description Plugin: Birthday - The Simple:Press plugin allows users to enter their birthday in their profile then display on the forum page which users have a birthday today and which have upcoming birthdays. WARNING: In standard supplied...
  • Plugin: Blog Linking
  • The Simple:Press Blog linking plugin automatically creates new forum topics from your blog posts. It also creates a link in the blog post to the forum and a forum link back to the blog post. The plugin has options to create forum posts from linked blog...
  • Plugin: Blog Search
  • A Simple:Press plugin to include a search of all the blog posts along with a normal forum search – complete with it’s own results panel Plugin Requirements Requires Simple:Press version 5.3 and above. Plugin Features Allows you to include sea...
  • Plugin: Buddypress Integration
  • Plugin Description Plugin: BuddyPress Integration (Buddypress) - This Simple:Press plugin extends the WordPress BuddyPress plugin to provide BuddyPress support for Profile Options, Forum Topics / Posts to the Activity Stream, Avatar selection, Forum...
  • Plugin: Captcha
  • Plugin Description Simple:Press comes with a effective 'math question' query feature that helps to prevent spam registrations and posts. Anti-SPAM can be taken a bit further using the Captcha plugin which will give an even more rigorous anti-spam...
  • Plugin: CubePoints Integration
  • Plugin Description - This Simple:Press plugin integrates the WordPress CubePoints points management system plugin by Jonathan Lau and petester into Simple:Press to allow users to be awarded / charged points for interactions in the forum. Note...
  • Plugin: Custom Profile Fields
  • Plugin Description Plugin: Custom Profile Fields - This Simple:Press plugin allows creation of additional personalized custom profile fields for forum members where their preferences can be indicated. The indicated member preferences can then be displayed...
  • Plugin: Editors
  • Simple:Press comes with a default plain text editor if you want more features there are 3 different ones you can choose to add to your site.  They can be added singly or all can be made available.  There are a  TinyMCE Rich Text editor plugin a QuickTags - B...
  • Plugin: Enhanced Forum and Blog Searching
  • Plugin Description Plugin: Enhanced Forum and Blog Searching (Search) - This Simple:Press plugin allows displaying search results by forum post instead of by topic with keywords highlighted within the forum post. The plugin also adds Blog Search functionality...
  • Plugin: Event Logger
  • Plugin Description Plugin: Event Logger (Logger) - This Simple:Press plugin allows for logging key forum events and/or any standard WordPress hook to the database table for review by the forum admin. Plugin Features Installing this Simple:Press...
  • Plugin: Featured Topics and Posts
  • Plugin Description - This Simple:Press plugin provides for highlighting a list of featured topics or posts in the forum or on other webpages. Plugin Overview Provides a new forum Admin panel for identifying topics and posts to be featured. Provides...
  • Plugin: File Uploader
  • Plugin Description Plugin: File Uploader - This Simple:Press plugin provides the ability to upload images, media and files in forum posts. This plugin is also know as "Image, Media, and File Uploader" and the "File Uploader with Plupload". Plugin...
  • Plugin: Font Resize
  • Plugin Description Plugin: Font Resize - This Simple:Press plugin adds a font resizing link to the forum display for users to change the size of all the forum fonts. The font options are small, default (medium), and large. Plugin Features Installing...
  • Plugin: Forum Post Ratings
  • Description Plugin: Forum Post Rating - This Simple:Press plugin gives forum users the ability to rate forum posts with a choice of either stars or thumbs up/down mechanics.  Only users with proper permissions may rate posts. Plugin Features Installing ...
  • Plugin: Google XML Sitemap Integration
  • Plugin Description Plugin: Google XML Sitemap Integration - This Simple:Press plugin allows creation of a Sitemap containing the forums and their posts accessible by web search engines. It requires the use one of the following WordPress plugins: Google...
  • Plugin: Gravatar Cache
  • Plugin Description This Simple:Press plugin allows Gravatars (Globally Recognized Avatars) used on the forum to be cached within the local file system for improved speed and performance rather than requested and retrieved from the Gravatar server each...
  • Plugin: Hide Posters
  • Plugin Description - This Simple:Press plugin adds the ability to hide posters user information in forums and posts. Once enabled on a forum, posters' user information can be hidden in new topics by default and/or can be manually toggled from hidden/unhidden...
  • Plugin: HTML Emails
  • Plugin Description Plugin: HTML Emails - This Simple:Press plugin allows emails from the forum to be sent in HTML format including using templates for CSS, header, and footer. Plugin Features Note: Independent of this plugin, the following email...
  • Plugin: Keywords
  • Plugin Description Plugin: Keywords - This Simple:Press plugin notifies Forum Users of new posts that contain keywords of interest that they have selected. Plugin Features Installing this Simple:Press plugin adds: A new "Keywords " section...
  • Plugin: Language & Theme Selection
  • Plugin Description Plugin: Language & Theme Selection - This Simple:Press plugin adds in the ability for forum users to select which color scheme they prefer (color overlay) on overlay dependent themes and the language the forum supports - depending...
  • Plugin: Maintenance Mode
  • Plugin Description Plugin: Maintenance Mode - A plugin for temporarily putting the forum page and all its forums into maintenance mode, disabling actions by users/visitors, and displaying a custom message to anyone visiting the forum. Plugin Features...
  • Plugin: Membership Subscribe
  • Plugin Description The Simple:Press Auto Subscribe User Groups (aka Membership Subscribe) plugin allows the forum admin to automatically (auto) subscribe an entire usergroup membership to a forum when adding the usergroup with its permission to a forum. This...
  • Plugin: Mentions
  • Plugin Description - This Simple:Press plugin is for adding and detecting Twitter style @name mentions and notifying the mentioned user by a forum notice or Email or Private Message. Note : If the notification is to be by Private Message, the ...
  • Plugin: Moderation Email
  • Plugin Description - This Simple:Press plugin automatically provides an email to forum users after their posts needing moderation have been approved. Note : There are two (2) permissions in the permission sets which determine whether or not...
  • Plugin: MyCred Integration
  • Plugin Description Plugin: MyCred Integration - This Simple:Press plugin extends the WordPress MyCRED plugin (an adaptive points management system that lets users be awarded / charged for interacting with the website) to provide MyCred support for the...
  • Plugin: Policy Documents
  • Plugin Description Plugin: Create and Link to Policy Documents - This Simple:Press plugin displays an optional Forum Registration/Usage policy and/or an optional Forum Privacy policy from links in, by default, the forum footer. The Registration Policy...
  • Plugin: Polls
  • Plugin Description - This Simple:Press plugin provides the ability to add polls to posts in the forums. Note : If forum polling activities are to be awarded points in the WordPress (WP) CubePoints system, the WP CubePoints plugin and the Simple:Press...
  • Plugin: Post Anonymously
  • Plugin Description Plugin: Post Anonymously - This Simple:Press plugin allows forum users to post anonymously. Plugin Features Installing this Simple:Press plugin adds: A new "Post Anonymously " section in the "Available Plugins - Install...
  • Plugin: Post As
  • Plugin Description Plugin: Post As - This Simple:Press plugin allows Forum Administrators and allowed forum users to post as another user. WARNING : The ability to post as another forum user is very powerful. Great care should be exercised when determining...
  • Plugin: Post by Email
  • The Simple:Press Post By Email plugin allows you to grant your users the ability to reply to post subscription email notifications by a reply email. They can also - given permission - create new topics via email. For a full understanding of how this...
  • Plugin: Post Preview
  • Plugin Description This Simple:Press plugin adds a Post "Preview" button option to the editor which allows a post author to preview the current content of a post when developing a new topic post or editing a in-progress topic post before submitting...
  • Plugin: Post Thanks
  • Plugin Description - This Simple:Press plugin provides the thanking of posts and a point system that can display users rank based on number of 'Thanks' and other setting configured by forum Administrators. The WordPress myCRED point system can be interfaced...
  • Plugin: Post to Multiple Forums
  • Plugin Description Plugin: Post to Multiple Forums - This Simple:Press plugin allows for a new topic to be posted in multiple, selectable forums (cross posting). Plugin Features Installing this Simple:Press plugin adds: A new "Post Multiple Forums"...
  • Plugin: Print Topic
  • Plugin Description Plugin: Print Topic - This Simple:Press plugin allows for printing a hard copy of a complete topic or a single post and features a template file so the user can control what data is printed. Plugin Features Installing this Simple:Press...
  • Plugin: Private Messaging
  • Plugin Description Plugin: Private Messaging System - This Simple:Press plugin is a fully featured Private Messaging System along with ways to create both Buddy and Adversary lists. The adversary list has a special option to not display the content...
  • Plugin: Private Posts
  • Plugin Description Plugin: Private Posts - This Simple:Press plugin allows users with permission to mark posts within a topic as private, or view the contents of private posts, or both. Plugin Features Installing this Simple:Press plugin adds: A...
  • Plugin: Profanity Filter
  • Plugin Description Plugin: Profanity Filter - This Simple:Press plugin allows substitution of ‘banned’ words or phrases with alternatives of the forum Admin's choosing. Plugin Features Installing this Simple:Press plugin adds: A new Profanity Fil...
  • Plugin: Profile Display Control
  • Plugin Description With this Simple:Press plugin elements of the profile edit form can be optionally removed or re-instated. The profile edit form with its various tabs is displayed when users select the "Profile" button in the forum header. On the...
  • Plugin: Prune Database
  • Plugin Description - This Simple:Press plugin provides the ability to selectively remove a topic or topics in bulk from the Forum. This is useful if it is desired to remove old topics that may no longer be relevant or to limit the amount of topics in...
  • Plugin: Ranks Information
  • Plugin Description Plugin: Ranks Information - This Simple:Press plugin allows setup of forum standard and special rankings of users, displaying a forum user's rank on their forum posts, and a forum page listing the members and their rankings. WARNING...
  • Plugin: Remove Spam Registrations
  • Plugin Description Plugin: Remove Spam Registrations - This Simple:Press plugin can be used to remove unwanted spam registrations by registered users who have never posted. Once a site is opened for user registrations it will undoubtedly receive...
  • Plugin: Report Post
  • Plugin Description Plugin: Report Post - This Simple:Press plugin allow users having the proper permission to report posts with questionable content to forum Administrators. Plugin Features Installing this Simple:Press plugin adds: A new Report...
  • Plugin: Reputation System
  • Plugin Description Plugin: Reputation - This Simple:Press plugin allows a forum user to rate other users in the forum using a portion of the "reputation" rating the user has earned in the forum. Plugin Features Installing this Simple:Press plugin...
  • Plugin: Search By User
  • Plugin Description Plugin: Search By User - This Simple:Press plugin builds on the "Enhanced Forum and Blog Search (Search)" Plugin and allows limiting display of the Forum search results to those of a single specified forum user as part of the advanced...
  • Plugin: Share This
  • Plugin Description - This Simple:Press plugin is for social sharing of forum topics and posts with Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus and more using the Share This service. Note : The Share This plugin for WordPress does not have to be installed for...
  • Plugin: Slack Integration
  • Plugin Description Plugin: Slack Integration - This Simple:Press plugin integrates with Slack for displaying forum activity into a Slack channel or group. Slack is platform for team communications. Plugin Features Installing this Simple:Press...
  • Plugin: Subscriptions
  • Plugin Description The Simple:Press Subscriptions (Subscriptions - Topic and Forum) plugin allows users to subscribe to interesting topics and receive notices of new replies directly in their email. Note: Subscribing to topics is not the same as ...
  • Plugin: Syntax Code Highlighting
  • Plugin Description Plugin: Syntax Code Highlighting - This Simple:Press plugin is a great way to highlight program code from many programming languages and is a most beneficial tool if the forum revolves around discussions of program code. It formats...
  • Plugin: Tags
  • Plugin Description Plugin: Tags - This Simple:Press plugin allows users to define tags for forum topics. It comes with a tags search capability and extensive tag management. Plugin Features Once installed, activated, and options set, the users can...
  • Plugin: Template Tags
  • Plugin Description Template tags are special, ready-made routines for displaying pieces of Simple:Press Forum information in various locations on your site such as a widget, sidebar or footer. Plugin Features There is a large collection of template...
  • Plugin: Topic Description
  • Plugin Description Plugin: Topic Description - This Simple:Press plugin allows users to add an optional topic description when creating new topics. Plugin Features Installing this Simple:Press plugin adds: A new Topic Description section in...
  • Plugin: Topic Expire
  • Plugin Description Plugin: Topic Expire - A plugin allowing a topic author to specify an expiration date when creating a topic. Plugin Features Provides a screen or modified topic creation form where a topic's expiration parameters can be specified...
  • Plugin: Topic ID Permalink
  • Plugin Description Plugin: Topic ID Permalink - A Simple:Press plugin that forces the use of the topic ID as the topic slug instead of the title on new topics. Plugin Features Allows topic IDs in the forum topic permalinks instead of the more...
  • Plugin: Topic Redirect
  • Plugin Description Plugin: Topic Redirect - This Simple:Press plugin allows for creating a forum topic which is a simple redirect to a URL. This is useful for pinning topics which might link to static pages such as forum rules and/or information, or...
  • Plugin: Topic Status
  • Plugin Description Plugin: Topic Status - With this Simple:Press plugin a current status can be assigned to topics from lists that are created. Plugin Features Once the sets of status lists are defined, a set can be assigned to a forum allowing the...
  • Plugin: Unanswered Topics
  • Plugin Description Plugin: Unanswered Topics - This Simple:Press plugin provides the ability to show a page of unanswered topics inside the forum between the forum's header and footer display.  Note : The Simple:Press Plugin: Template Tags ...
  • Plugin: Uploads Viewer
  • Plugin Description The Simple:Press Uploads Viewer plugin allows the forum users to view their previous uploads and insert those existing uploads into other posts. Note : The Simple:Press Plugin: File Uploader (aka "Image, Media, and File Uploader"...
  • Plugin: Warnings, Suspensions and Bans
  • Plugin Description Plugin: Warnings, Suspensions, and Bans - A Simple:Press plugin allowing a forum admin to warn, suspend, or ban selected users as well as notify them of the action by sending them messages. Plugin Features A warning allows the...
  • Plugin: Watches
  • Plugin Description Plugin: Watches - This Simple:Press plugin allow users to receive notice whenever they are on the forum of new posts to interesting topics they have selected. The Watches plugin does not send an email to users on new posts to watched...
  • Plugin: Who's Online
  • Plugin Description Plugin: Who's Online - This Simple:Press plugin allows you to show who is online around the forum and what topics they are visiting at any given moment. Plugin Features Installing this Simple:Press plugin adds: A new "Who's...
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