How to connect my wordpress site to discourse forum

Hello support team,

We’re interested in discourse forum software and want to know more about it.

  1. We use WordPress websites as well on windows and linux.
    Can you tell us more about the possibilities of using/integrating discourse forum software with or in combination with wordpress websites and including one login mechanism?
    How to connect my wordpress site to discourse forum?
  2. Is there a difference between ‘’ file on “” and wp-discourse plugin?
  3. After unzip the file, how to install it (because I don’t see an install file)?
  4. If there are more specific things I should know about our situation (wordpress websites) I would like to know about them.

With regards,

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Thanks at lot!

with regards,

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Hello Jay,

while installing discourse on a linux server I get this errors at the end:

DISCOURSE_SMTP_PASSWORD left at incorrect default of pa$$word
Sorry, these containers/app.yml settings aren’t valid – can’t continue!
If you have unusual requirements, edit containers/app.yml and then:
./launcher bootstrap app

[root@owsoel14401 discourse]# ./launcher bootstrap app
ERROR: Docker version 1.13.1 not supported, please upgrade to at least 17.03.1, or recommended 17.06.2

We use docker 1.13.1, is this a problem for the installation?

With regards,

That seems pretty self explanatory. You must configure smtp.

It’s hard to say from that message, but my guess is that you should upgrade to 17. 06.02. I think 17.03.01 should work.

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