WP Symposium

Operating systemsOS : Windows / Linux / Mac OS / BSD / Solaris
Program licensingScript Licensing : GPL - GNU General Public License
CreatedCreated : Jan 20, 2011
Size downloadDownloads : 19
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It supports forums, blogs, email notifications, user ...

It supports forums, blogs, email notifications, user directories, private messages, chats, notification bar, widgets and profile pages.
Setup Process:

Unpack and upload it to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress.
Most important functions of WP Symposium by Simon Goodchild:


member Profile

• Notification Bar

• Forum

• Mail/Private Messaging


• Chat

• Wall


• Registration


• Latest New Members

• Latest Forum Posts


• Works with any WordPress theme, and standard WordPress users

• Supports . POT and . po/. mo language files

set width of WPS plugins in % or pixels

• Supports all permalink, and default no-permalink settings

• Supports '. html on page' plugin

• Supports 'SimpleModal Login' plugin

• Health Check page to help with maintenance

• Option to not load jQuery/jQueryUI and other components if plugins are clashing


• No need to edit a stylesheet

• Optional Search Engine friendly links within the forum

• Optional Replacement of smiley codes with images, eg. :)

• Loads of fun smilies/emoticons to insert

• Even add your own smilies/emoticons

• Change the styles (look and feel) through the admin panel

• Colour Picker popup, no codes needed!

• Set the length of preview text

• Set optional rounded corners

• Uses WordPress member avatars


• . POT file included for language translation

• Included (from v0. 1. 26): English, French

• Automatically reflects WP-LANG setting in wp-config. php

Member profile options:

• Displays member photo (as set via WordPress)

• Displays a wall of posts and replies

• Set privacy levels for personal information and wall posts/replies

• Send Mail to member (if on another member's page)

• Set personal preferences for site language, layout, sounds, etc

• Depending on privacy level, displays location map, etc

• Displays recently active friends

Member profile settings:

• Set personal language, timezone, notification sounds and position

• Set the name displayed on the site and email address

• Set to receive email notification, or not

• If permitted, change password

Member profile personal:

• Set privacy levels for personal information and their wall

• Date of birth

• City and Country

• Extended information set by the site administrator (any number of additional fields)

Member profile friends:

• Friend requests

• Send mail to friends

• Remove friends

Member profile wall:

• Add posts (most recent acts as a status)

• Reply to posts

• Restricted by privacy levels and friends

Notification bar overview:

• Can be placed at the bottom or top of every page.

• Shows a login/logout link, register link

• Site admin link if an administrator

• Icons for specific purposes, ie: friends online, unread mail messages and friend requests.

• New mail and friend request alerts

• Icons will highlighted with the number of unread messages or friend requests.

• Clicking the friends online icon, will display which friends are online, not active and logged out.

• Clicking on a friends name will open a chat window (and on the recipients screen) for real time chatting.

Notification bar settings:

• Place at top or bottom of page

• Change message to left of the bar

• Shows login/logout link to the right of the bar

• Use WP login/logout or custom URLs

• When logged in alerts show to the right of new mail

• Plays a sound when alerts show (optional)

• Shows friends online

• Set polling intervals for notifications and chat messages

Notification bar chat:

• Real-time live chat

• Messages stored if recipient not online for when they next login

Mail overview:

• Easily send a mail to another member of the site just by typing their display name or location.

• In Box

• Sent 'box'

• Compose new message

• Delete message

• Reply to message

• Simple layout

• AJAX enabled when switching between messages

• In Box messages highlighted when not read

Directory features:

• Lists members by who was most recently active

• Live search by name and location

• Includes location, latest status post and link to their profile page

• Can search on part of name or location to filter list shown

Registration settings:

• Simple and straightforward

• Checks for valid email address

• Displays password strength indicator

• Checks for unique username and email address

• Takes new member straight to profile page for additional information

• Sends email alert to site administrator when someone joins

Forum settings:

• Option to moderate topics and replies

• Set preview text length

• Enable a daily digest (optional for members)

• Show or hide forum categories

• Change order from newest of oldest replies first

• Set a word to make posts slightly transparent (eg. [closed])

• Limit viewing of forum to particular user levels

• View all topics on the forum, with delete/approve option

Forum categories:

• Optional use of categories

• Order categories

• Default category for new topics (if using categories)

• Set if new Topics allowed or not

• Number of Topics in a Category

• Last topic/reply shown

• How old topics shown as 'x' minutes/hours/days ago, etc

• How many total views in each Category

Forum topics:

• Create new topics

• Restrict new topics in certain categories (optionally)

• Site administrators can always create new topics

• Set sticky posts that stay at top of forum (AJAX, no page reload)

• Number of replies to a Topic

• Last post/reply shown

• Edit and Delete topics, posts and replies

• Move Topics between Categories

• How old replies shown as 'x' minutes/hours/days ago, etc

• Choose if topic replies are allowed

• Opaque "closed" topics (as defined) if used as support forum

Email notifications:

• Subscribe to new topics in chosen categories

• Subscribe to replies to chosen topics

• Daily Digest to all members for new topics and replies (optionally)

• AJAX selection to subscribe (no page re-load)

• Members can subscribe to receive digests (AJAX)

• Customize email notification address and footer text

• WordPress 3 or higher
News in the current WP Symposium version:

• Profile: Wall: Fixed avoidance of receiving post/reply email notifications.

• Languages: Added some overlooked text.

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