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WordPress 2.7 Cookbook by Jean-Baptiste Jung

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Integrating a forum in your WordPress blog

A blog is all about discussion. Sure, your readers can discuss your article in the comments, but they can't submit any ideas except by sending you an email.

A great way to make your visitors visit your blog again is to integrate a forum, so that they can have discussions—with you and other visitors about various topics.

Getting ready

Forums don't work for any kind of blog. For example, I launched a forum on my blog www.wprecipes.com and it is pretty busy. I launched the same forum on www.psdrecipes.com, but this one is absolutely empty! It depends of your blog topic and your visitors. A great way to make people post on your forum is to give free help and advice.

Many solutions are available to integrate ...

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