Forum on your WordPress site will engage your user with one another and grow the community. It is easy to add a forum to your WordPress blog using WordPress forum plugins. In this article i have mention some WordPress forum plugins some are free and some will cost you. Have a look at the functionality look and other feature and select according to your need.

Vanilla Forums

Vanilla allows you to create a customized community that rewards positive participation, automatically curates content and lets members drive moderation. Vanilla provides hosted and open source community forum software that powers discussion forums on over 500,000 sites. Built for flexibility and integration, Vanilla is the best, most powerful community solution in the world. Vanilla focuses on easy integration with WordPress, and is the ONLY forum solution to provide a native mobile version for easy browsing and posting from any mobile device.

Bublaa Embeddable Forums

Bublaa Embeddable Forums is an easy and fast way to add a forum to your website. With Bublaa Embeddable Forums you will never have to worry about hosting, software updates, databases or security issues. It’s the complete package for anyone looking for a smart way to organize discussions.


Forums is a plugin that integrates the powerful myBB bulletin board software with WordPress. It brings one of the most powerful free forum software in reach of WordPress users. It is an easy to use, powerful, multilingual, feature-packed, and free forum software.

Simple Press

Simple Press is the number one forum plugin that integrates seamlessly into your WordPress website. Whether you need a small private forum or a large public arena, Simple Press will scale to the needs of your community and offers the features normally only available from a stand-alone forum application.

BB Press

bbPress is forum software with a twist from the creators of WordPress. Easily setup discussion forums inside your powered site. Embeddable Forums Embeddable Forums are the easiest way to add a forum, message board, or discussion board to your blog. This plugin will add a Forums page to your blog and allow your members to start their own conversations and topics on your site. The forums work with WordPress along with global login systems such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, and a dozen others.

Forum Press

A complete forum system for your WordPress blog. Built as a usual plugin, which means that no additional work is needed to integrate it into your site.

Mingle Forum

Mingle Forum has been modified to be lightweight, solid, secure, quick to setup, easy to use, and best of all it now integrates seamlessly with or without the Mingle social networking plugin. The mission of Mingle Forum is, to keep it simple. Do not do that to yourself!!! You can be up and running with Mingle Forum fully installed and configured in as little as 5 minutes.