Customizing bbPress Templates

When using the bbPress plugin with the Reign theme, you may want to customize the templates to fit your needs. This guide outlines how to override the bbPress template files within the Reign theme.

Overriding bbPress Templates

To override the bbPress templates, create the following directory structure within your theme and copy the corresponding files from the bbPress plugin.

Directory Structure

└── bbpress/
    ├── content-single-topic-lead.php
    ├── form-search.php
    ├── form-topic.php
    ├── loop-forum-card.php
    ├── loop-forums.php
    ├── loop-replies.php
    ├── loop-search-forum.php
    ├── loop-search-reply.php
    ├── loop-search-topic.php
    ├── loop-search.php
    ├── loop-single-reply.php
    ├── loop-single-topic.php
    ├── loop-topics.php
    └── user-details.php

Steps to Override

  1. Copy the template files: Copy the desired template files from the bbPress plugin directory (wp-content/plugins/bbpress/templates/default/bbpress) to the corresponding directories in your theme.
  2. Customize the template files: Edit the copied template files in your theme to meet your customization requirements.

Example File Paths

  1. Content Single Topic Lead Template:
    • Original Path: wp-content/plugins/bbpress/templates/default/bbpress/content-single-topic-lead.php
    • New Path: reign-child/bbpress/content-single-topic-lead.php
  2. Form Search Template:
    • Original Path: wp-content/plugins/bbpress/templates/default/bbpress/form-search.php
    • New Path: reign-child/bbpress/form-search.php
  3. Form Topic Template:
    • Original Path: wp-content/plugins/bbpress/templates/default/bbpress/form-topic.php
    • New Path: reign-child/bbpress/form-topic.php
  4. Loop Forum Card Template:
    • Original Path: wp-content/plugins/bbpress/templates/default/bbpress/loop-forum-card.php
    • New Path: reign-child/bbpress/loop-forum-card.php
  5. Loop Forums Template:
    • Original Path: wp-content/plugins/bbpress/templates/default/bbpress/loop-forums.php
    • New Path: reign-child/bbpress/loop-forums.php
  6. Loop Replies Template:
    • Original Path: wp-content/plugins/bbpress/templates/default/bbpress/loop-replies.php
    • New Path: reign-child/bbpress/loop-replies.php
  7. Loop Search Forum Template:
    • Original Path: wp-content/plugins/bbpress/templates/default/bbpress/loop-search-forum.php
    • New Path: reign-child/bbpress/loop-search-forum.php
  8. Loop Search Reply Template:
    • Original Path: wp-content/plugins/bbpress/templates/default/bbpress/loop-search-reply.php
    • New Path: reign-child/bbpress/loop-search-reply.php
  9. Loop Search Topic Template:
    • Original Path: wp-content/plugins/bbpress/templates/default/bbpress/loop-search-topic.php
    • New Path: reign-child/bbpress/loop-search-topic.php
  10. Loop Search Template:
    • Original Path: wp-content/plugins/bbpress/templates/default/bbpress/loop-search.php
    • New Path: reign-child/bbpress/loop-search.php
  11. Loop Single Reply Template:
    • Original Path: wp-content/plugins/bbpress/templates/default/bbpress/loop-single-reply.php
    • New Path: reign-child/bbpress/loop-single-reply.php
  12. Loop Single Topic Template:
    • Original Path: wp-content/plugins/bbpress/templates/default/bbpress/loop-single-topic.php
    • New Path: reign-child/bbpress/loop-single-topic.php
  13. Loop Topics Template:
    • Original Path: wp-content/plugins/bbpress/templates/default/bbpress/loop-topics.php
    • New Path: reign-child/bbpress/loop-topics.php
  14. User Details Template:
    • Original Path: wp-content/plugins/bbpress/templates/default/bbpress/user-details.php
    • New Path: reign-child/bbpress/user-details.php
Update on May 22, 2024