How To Redirect or Disable BBPress Registration Page

//How To Redirect or Disable BBPress Registration Page

How To Redirect or Disable BBPress Registration Page

BBPress is a great forum software that integrates nicely with WordPress. The problem is, it’s not as full-featured as the other forum software available. One of my gripes is the inability to change certain options. For instance, if you’ve integrated BBPress with your WordPress blog, then you want to redirect or disable the default BBPress registration page since it’s redundant. Well, there’s no easy, out-of-the-box switch that you flick on and off for this.

Turns out that if you want to do do this, you have to go into your BBPress root directory (i.e. like, and create/edit your .htaccess file and add this line right at the top:

Redirect 301 /bbpress/register.php

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By |2010-12-26T22:21:58+00:00January 6th, 2011|Tutorials & Tips|1 Comment

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Alvin Poh lives in Singapore, and is interested in marketing, techy stuff, and likes to just figure out how the two can work with each other. He can also be found on Google+.

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  1. Dominor Novus November 14, 2011 at 2:33 pm - Reply

    Hey Alvin. I’ve recently implemented something similar for a WordPress and bbPress 2.0 integrated website. It allows for sidebar log-ins and the standard wp-login.php log-ins.

    You might be interested in the explanation here:

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