GD Forum Notices for bbPress


Easily add notices to bbPress powered forums

Easy to use and highly configurable plugin for adding notices throughout the bbPress powered forums, with powerful rules editor to control each notice display and location.

Current release
Version: 1.6
Date: 2023.02.14
First released
3 years, 7 months ago
System Requirements
PHP: 7.3
WordPress: 5.5
or ClassicPress: 1.4
bbPress: 2.6
BuddyPress: 8.0
Individual network websites

Inform forum members

Easy to use plugin for adding notices with custom messages and content into bbPress powered forums.

Add notices everywhere

You can add notices to single forums, topics, views, profiles, forms (topic/reply), forums and topics indexes.

Not only as a notice

The notice content can be formatted as a notice, but also as fieldset, callout or custom styled DIV element.

Easy to use

The plugin has no global settings, each notice contains all the settings it needs. And, there is no coding required.

Plugin Video Preview

Check out the short video on how to start with the plugin quickly.

Why do you need this plugin?

If you ever needed to show a custom message to forum users, maybe information about promotion, or some website service information, and maybe show the message to guests, users, or specific user roles only, maybe even limit the message to some forums, then, this is a plugin for you.

Add to that ability to add as many messages or notices as you want, show more than one notice on every page, change the way the notice looks like, or format messages using display rules differently for different forum areas, and even include notices inside forms, you will use this plugin daily.

Define rules to display notices

To show each notice, you can define one or more rules that can use filters and define various aspects of displaying the notice.

Forum Based Filters

For some content types you can define forums based filter – private/hidden forums, selected forums and forum type.

Users display control

And, notice can be displayed only to specific group of forum members (users and/or guests or the user with specific roles).

Notice display location

Depending on the content type, for each rule you can select location (usually two or more are available) for displaying the notice.

Date range display

With date range control, you can define date range, and the notice will be displayed only during the defined period.

Simple notice toggle controls

All Notices list shows simple and easy to use toggle controls to enable or disable any notice without going through editor.

Developers Friendly

The plugin has plenty of filters and actions to allow developers to hook into the plugin and add additional layer of control.

Quick Features Overview

Here is the quick overview of all plugin features

  • Very easy to configure
  • Each notice can have multiple rules
  • Notice in: single forums
  • Notice in: single topics
  • Notice in: user profiles
  • Notice in: views
  • Notice in: forums index
  • Notice in: topics index
  • Notice in: topic form
  • Notice in: reply form
  • Multiple display rule filter
  • Filter: forums selection
  • Filter: user roles selection
  • Filter: date range selection
  • Filter: forum types
  • Various methods for display
  • Display as: notice
  • Display as: callout
  • Display as: fieldset
  • Display as: bbPress fieldset
  • Display as: custom element
  • Multiple locations for display
  • Additional display element class
  • Normal visual editor to edit notices
  • Notices can contain rich content
  • Process shortcodes in notice content
  • Toggle notices and rules on/off
  • Only global toggle settings
  • Developers friendly plugin
  • Various hooks for finer control

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Knowledge Base and Support

Knowledge Base

To get help for this plugin, start with FAQ and the Knowledge Base.

Knowledge Base

Support Forums

If you need help with the plugin or to report problems, use support forums.

Support Forum

Request Demo

Do you have doubts about whether this plugin is right for you? Test it first.

Request Demo

Plugin Translations

Plugin's basic language is English. The plugin is translation ready, with empty POT file with all the string included in the plugin directory.

The plugin also includes full or partial translations for:
Dansk (Danish), Deutsch (German), Deutsch Schweiz (German, Switzerland), Español (Spanish, Spain), Español de Argentina (Spanish, Argentina), Español de México (Spanish, Mexico), Français (French), Français de Belgique (French, Belgium), Français du Canada (French, Canada), Hrvatski (Croatian), Italiano (Italian), Nederlands (Dutch), Polski (Polish), Português (Portuguese, Portugal), Português do Brasil (Portuguese, Brazil), Русский (Russian), Српски (Serbian).

It is possible that plugin has some minor spelling issues, mistypes words and other issues. Please, report any problems you find, and they will be fixed, and POT file updated when needed.

You can join the translations project for this plugin, and help with translating it to your native language. You can read more about it here: Plugin Translations.

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Plugin Accessibility

Plugin Accessibility Status

Front End: Yes
Admin Side:

Report Accessibility Issues

Web accessibility is increasingly important factor in web development, and with the accessibility support you are making sure that people with disablities are able to use your website. Developing for accessibility is one of the priorities on Dev4Press, and we are using WCAG guidelines and approved tools to test our plugins and improve accessibility for on both admin side and the front end (for plugins with front end controlls and features).

Keep in mind that there still might be some accessibility issue with the plugin, and if you find any, please report them via support forum, and such report will be given highest priority, and issue will be fixed as soon as possible.

More Features

Settings Import and Export

All Dev4Press premium plugins have a set of easy-to-use tools to export all plugin settings into files with JSON serialization. And you can export settings from that file. This way, you can keep your settings safe or transfer settings from one website to another.

Browser Compatibility

All our plugins are compatible with all popular internet browsers. This includes Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Opera, and Microsoft Edge, all tested across different operating systems and desktop and mobile devices.

Regular Updates

All Dev4Press premium plugins are constantly developed and will receive regular updates to fix reported bugs, fix any security issues, and enhance and improve every aspect of plugins. And using our Updater plugin, you can update directly from WordPress.

Complete Localization

All Dev4Press free and lite plugins have a WordPress standard PO/MO translation system implemented, making it easy to translate into any language. Depending on the plugin, translations can be split into two or more files for easier translation handling.

Excellent Support

One of our primary goals is to provide the best support possible. This includes an active support forum, priority support (for Agency license), and an ever-expanding knowledge base and FAQ to ensure you get all the information you need for our plugins.

Secure and Clean Code

All Dev4Press premium plugins are coded using best coding practices, with code tested for all potential security problems. We are constantly working on maintaining full WordPress compatibility and the highest level of security for all our products.

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