Displays child forums as setup in Edit Forum, and optionally recent posts/replies.


Provided in the Core Plugin.


You can use the global shortcode settings via WPS Pro->Shortcodes in the admin dashboard, or add them to the shortcode as options.


Assuming you have a forum with a slug of my-parent-forum which is the parent of several children forums to show:

[wps-forum-children slug="my-parent-forum"]


The following (which shows default values and an example of using the shortcode option) can be set via the admin dashboard (WPS Pro->Shortcodes) or added as options to the shortcode in your WordPress page, post or widget.

Show Header (show_header=”1″)
Show Summary (show_summary=”1″)
Show Posts/Replies Count (show_count=”1″)
Show Last Activity (show_last_activity=”1″)
Show Freshness (show_freshness=”1″)
Forum name label (forum_title=”Child Forum”)
Posts/Replies Count label (forum_count=”Activity”)
Last Poster label (forum_last_activity=”Last Poster”)
Freshness label (forum_freshness=”Freshness”)
Link forum titles to forum (link=”1″)
Base date (base_date=”post_date_gmt”)
Posts in child forum
If activated, it is recommended to switch off the first 5 options above, and to style the “wps_forum_children_description” class for the forum names.
Show child forum posts (show_child_posts=”0″)
Replies Count label (child_posts_count=”Replies”)
Last Poster label (child_posts_last_activity=”Last Poster”)
Freshness label (child_posts_freshness=”Freshness”)
Max number of posts (child_posts_max=”3″)