After much work and debugging i feel that WP-Forum 2.0 is ready for release. The install instructions on the plugin page is updated.
Some new features
- Groups renamed to categories, threads renamed to topics
- New bbcode form input
- Admin can set permissions on categories to allow or disallow user groups to browse certain categories
- Optional capcha security image for unregistered visitors
- bbcode compatible
- Login/logout from the forum page
- Numerous bug fixed, too many to mention
- Version 2.0 is NOT backward compatible with earlier version
- Automatic upgrade on first activation
- All moderators, categories (groups), forums and topics (threads) are intact, no database loss at all
- New admin interface
- Upgraded search function
Thanks to everyone who have helped with suggestions and bugs. A special thanks bharat for help with moderator debugging.