This article is a guide on how to get a running and free plugin or word press site. We will use plugin bbPress for this.
Download bbPress plugin first.
Log in to WordPress and then go to plugins and select ADD NEW
Write bbPress in search bar
Download and activate it.
Completion of the process will look like the below image
Go to forums then Add new
For a topic of discussion make a new forum and then select PUBLISH
Add a new page called forum from Pages, then Publish
Use the short code in page
Use the following passage
Go to Appearance> Menus> Add Forums and select Add to Menu then Save Menu
Go to general from settings and the option “anyone can register” to allow registration on your website then save changes.
From pages add new page and name it register. Publish it with the short code given below
Then again from pages add a new page. Name it lost password and publish with the shortcode given
add a new page with name log in and publish it
Customize your page by Go to Appearance> Menus> Select the Login page you just created and click Add to Menu. I selected MegaMenu but this will be different slightly depending on what you use. Then Save Menu
Click settings button in mega menu
Select standard layout
Use bbPress login widget
Show the URL and lost password pages you created by editing settings
Save the menu and close window.