Version 20 (modified by Radek Bartoň, 11 years ago) (diff)


Discussion forum plugin

Notice: This plugin is unmaintained and available for adoption.


The DiscussionPlugin adds discussion forums to Trac. An arbitrary number of forums can be added, and each forum has a list of moderators who can block posts, etc. Plugin is administrated directly with apropriate rights for now but WebAdminPlugin support is planned.

Bugs/Feature Requests

Existing bugs and feature requests for DiscussionPlugin are here.

If you have any issues, create a new ticket.




You can check out the source for DiscussionPlugin from Subversion at


After installing plugin's egg you can set in trac.ini configuration file following variables:

title = Discussion

If you run Trac in environment which needs to enable plugins explicitly put in trac.ini these lines:

tracdiscussion.init.discussioninit = enabled
tracdiscussion.timeline.discussiontimeline = enabled = enabled
tracdiscussion.admin.discussionwebadmin = enabled
tracdiscussion.core.discussioncore = enabled

The next step is to upgrade your environment:

# trac-admin <path_to_environment> upgrade


There are few wiki maros avaiable:

[forum:<forum_id> <text>]

Displays link to forum with id <id> and text <text>. Second argument is optional.

[topic:<topic_id> <text>]

Displays link to topic with id <id> and text <text>. Second argument is optional.

[message:<message_id> <text>]

Displays link to reply with id <id> and text <text>. Second argument is optional.


Displays content of topic with subject <topic_subject>. If no subject given displays content of topic with same subject as name of current wiki page.


Discuss this on the [forum:trac-dev Trac Development forum]. 
Useful threads are [topic:23 this one] and [topic:96 this one].


Author: athomas
Contributors: Blackhex

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