Forum Application (Pro)

Forum application with multiple forums, topics, answers, comments, supporting Wysiwyg and Votes

Active Installs18
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LicenseGNU Lesser General Public License 2.1
Table of contents

Forum application boasts the following features:

  • Multiple Forums creation
  • Topic creation
  • Answering to topics
  • Commenting on topics
  • Voting
  • Ordering topics by number of comments or votes
  • Editing all fields (topics, answers, comments) in Wysiwyg including Images and Macros
  • Admin or Topic Manager forum/topic/answer/comment deleting
  • Flagging innappropriate content with Flag queue for moderators

Here are some screenshots:

Forum Template

A Forum Template is displayed in the page creation wizard.


This application lets you flag inappropriate content on an answer, comment or topic. Everytime you want to flag one of the previous items, you just have to press the flag icon flag.png inside each element. 

Here are some screenshots:


Flag creation


Flag list

The flag list provides you information about the:

  • Reason - a motive why an user thought that conversation should be flagged
  • User - current user that flagged the conversation
  • Date - date and hour at which the conversation was flagged
  • Moderator - user that created the conversation that is flagged
  • Status - flag status (open/ resolved/ in progress)

To receive an email when you flag a topic/answer/comment you need to have the mail sending configured ( ) and also, in XWIki Preferences, go to edit mode ( http://localhost:8080/xwiki/bin/edit/XWiki/XWikiPreferences), then Edit Objects, under Objects of type XWiki.XWikiPreferences open the Object and add an email address to Admin email.

Most active topics panel

Among other functionalities, Forum application offers you a simple way to visualize the Most active topics. You can also order them ascending or descending, regarding creation date, number of votes or number of comments, with a simple click on the sorting arrows.


Recent Forum Discussions macro



Installation Steps

This paid extensions requires XWiki 8.4 or above. In order to install the extension, follow the next steps inside your XWiki instance (on cloud or on premise).

Navigate to the Extension Manager

In the Applications Panel click on "More Applications..." and then "Install new applications...". Alternatively navigate directly to the Administration and select the "Extensions" section.


Install the Extension

Search for the extension you wish to install and use the Install button to install it.


Get a License

Navigate to the "Licenses" section of the Administration, fill your details, look for the extension you just installed in the live table and click the buttons to get a trial license or to buy a license.


Install the License

If you have selected a trial license then you're good and there's nothing else to do. Your trial license is automatically installed.

However if you've selected to buy a license you'll be redirected to a page to perform the payment. At the end you need to come back to the "Licenses" administration section and click on the "Check for Updates" button. This will download and apply the license you bought.

Use the Extension

Start using the Extension! Refer to the extension's documentation to know how to use it.


The price is per year and varies depending on the support level and the number of users.

Support / Users 10 25 50 100 250 500 1000 2500 5000 10000 20000
Forum Application (Pro) is part of the XWiki Pro package. Purchasing this package you will benefit from more extensions at a better price. Check the full offer in XWiki Pro!


What do you get when you purchase an XWiki extension?

1 year license

By purchasing an XWiki extension license, you'll benefit from it during one year.

Free updates

You benefit from all the extension updates during one year. You are always up to date.

Support included

If you are facing an issue, you can reach the XWiki support. Our team is always available to help.

How to Buy

To buy, install this extension from inside your XWiki instance and follow the instructions.

Release notes


#27 Upgrade the Tour version to 1.2.
#29 Add ability to enable social buttons from the Forum Administration.


Update the Licensing dependency to version 1.13.8.


Update the Licensing dependency to version 1.13.4.


Update the Licensing dependency to version 1.13.2.


Bugs fixed:
#22 Topics in forums with dot in the name are not listed properly - on mysql.
#33 Topics and Answers don't have default language set.
#35 Can't edit or remove a comment if the user isn't the one that created the topic.


Bugs fixed:
#11 Sorting in the Most Active Topics doesn't work properly.
#30 Uploaded images are not saved inside topic description.
#31 User name is showing as syntax when adding a comment to an answer.


Bugs fixed:
#25 Homepage Tour does not work.


Bugs fixed:
#17 Permalink model box is not displayed for Topics.
#19 Livetable on the homepage of forums fails to display results if a forum contains a dot in its name.
#20 Add Topic/Answer buttons are not displayed in some cases.


Bugs fixed:
#18 Allow right management on application's root.

Update the Licensing dependency to version 1.13.


Bugs fixed:
#3 Error when deleting a comment.
#4 Cannot add an answer if the topic and the forum are created by the same (another) user.
#5 Uncaught error when adding an answer.
#6 Cannot add more than one answer to a topic.
#7 Fix the Flag's target management.
#8 Adding an answer containing a line break near the beginning breaks further comments operations
#9 The existing comment text is not visible when editing the comment.
#10 The delete comment notification is not properly aligned.
#12 Token verification fails when adding a comment.
#14 Cannot access the app's configuration from Administration.
#16 Code appears after adding an Answer to a Topic.

In this version, some improvements were done in the Flag's management that would require a migration. In order to perform it, go to ForumCode/Migrations/2.5.


Update the Licensing dependency to version 1.12.2.


Update the Licensing dependency to version 1.12.1.


Improve the message displayed when there is no valid license.
Update the Licensing dependency to version 1.8.


Initial paid version.

Extension details

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  • GNU Lesser General Public License 2.1




  • xar

Developed by


  • Requires XWiki 8.4 or above.
Installable with the Extension Manager


  • com.xwiki.licensing:application-licensing-licensor-api 1.13.8
  • 2.5.9
  • org.xwiki.contrib:application-tour-ui 1.2
  • org.xwiki.platform:xwiki-platform-display-macro 8.4
  • org.xwiki.platform:xwiki-platform-ratings-ui 8.4
Created by Administrator on 2018/02/26 13:12