wpForo Emoticons

Smiles and emoticons are one of the most used feature in all kind of communities, chats, forums and blogs. It’s an essential solution if you want to display your emotion in a text . Unfortunately WordPress emoticons with Emojies are not so impressive and we were getting lots of request to create a new set/package of emoticons for wpForo forum plugin. And now it’s here! wpForo Emoticons Addon brings an ocean of emotions to your forum posts. It comes with an awesome and unique Sticker and Emoticons packages. Those are provided by many colors and up to 80 different emotions. You can create custom emoticons packs, upload new emotions images and manage all those one by one.

Official wpForo Addon

Please note: this is an add-on for wpForo plugin. This addon requires at least wpForo 2.0.0 version. Please do not install this addon on lower wpForo versions. wpForo is a free, powerful, modern and responsive forum plugin. It's available for free download on WordPress.org Extensions directory. The official wpForo addons are only available here at gVectors.com Premium plugins store.

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Main 6 Colors Emoticons Pack

With this addon you get a unique emoticons packs with six different colors to fit your forum theme primary color. This pack includes 80 emoticons per color. By default only one color is active and we enabled most used 45 emoticons. You can navigate to Dashboard > Forums > Settings > Addons Tab > Emoticons Sub-tab, find the active color group and enable other inactive emoticons.

Default Emoticons Pack

Default Emoticons pack is made by gVectors Team. This is an exclusive emoticons pack and only available in gVectors Team plugins. it’s close to Emoji, but with more expression of emotions and with nice unique design.

Nice Green Pear Pack


Funny Black Emo Pack


wpForo Emoticons Features

wpForo Emoticons addon adds Emoticons/Sticker button on bottom right side of post editor. This button opens tabbed emoticons groups. Allows to easy choose and insert those nice emoticons in post content.

In backend: Dashboard > Forums > Settings > Addons Tab > Emoticons Sub-tab you can manage all emoticons groups. It allows to change group name, emoticons size and hide in front-end post editor.

You can create new Emoticons Groups and add custom emoticons with custom name and code.

In the same admin page you can navigate through Emoticons Group Tabs and manage Group Emoticons one by one. You can change emoticons:

  • Group (move to other group),
  • File (change emoticon image)
  • Emotion Name
  • Emoticon Code
  • Emoticons List Order
  • Enable / Disable certain emoticon


Installation and Configuration

  • This addon installs like any other plugin for WordPress.
    Access to wpForo Emoticons addon is provided immediately once you paid for your order. Upon completing registration/checkout, you may log in at gVectors.com. We will also send you an email after registration/checkout, with a link to the login page. Then download the installation package.
  • Downloaded addon zip file from gVectors Shop account page
  • Navigate to Dashboard > Plugins > Add New and upload addon ZIP file, then activate it.
  • Once the plugin is active, you’ll find Emoticons Button on bottom right side of topic/post editor.
  • Navigate to WordPress Dashboard > Forums > Settings > Addons > Emoticons Tab to manage emoticons groups.
  • It’ll ask you to activate with license key you got via email or in your account page, just insert the key and activate it.


If for some reason you cannot install this plugin using WordPress plugin upload system please do that with this alternative way. Unzip, and then upload the /wpforo-emoticons/ folder to your /wp-content/plugins/ directory using an FTP application like FileZilla; or any other FTP program is fine also. Make sure you have not double /wpforo-emoticons/wpforo-emoticons/ directories nested inside each other, please correct this before you continue. Then in WordPress, go to WordPress Dashboard > Plugins, and then activate the wpForo Emoticons addon.


Emoticons Groups / Packs Tabs in Post Editor


Dashboard Settings – Emoticons Group / Pack Management


  • Added: PHP 8.2 Compatibility


  • wpForo 2.0 compatibility


  • Improvement: CSS to locate other addons buttons in the message editor
  • Fixed bug: Stripping unnecessary shortcodes


  • Fixed Bug: Compatibility issues with recent version of wpForo plugin


  • Added: changes in the plugin core for PHP 8 support
  • Added: compatibility with WordPress 5.6 version


  • Added: Allowing to disconnect license.


  • Important Update: Compatibility with wpForo 1.8.0 and higher versions


  • Fixed: UI/UX bug with Emoticons Tab


  • Added: PHP 7.4 Compatibility
  • Added: Optimized loading of emoticons. Initiates emoticons loading once post editor is activated
  • Fixed Bug: Problem when website has a custom file uploading directory


  • Fixed Bug: “Can’t upload files” image uploading issue


  • Fixed issue: allow emoticons on “topic create” form


  • Initial version

Pre Sale Support

3 years 3 months ago

Hi, can this be added also to my blog (not just wpforo) and perhaps also here and there in pages?

3 years 3 months ago

We’re really sorry, but not. You can use the wpForo addons only for the wpForo plugin. There is no way to use the wpForo addons separately.

4 years 8 months ago

Can I also add GIF-emotes?

Regards, Bastbra

4 years 8 months ago

Hi, Dear Bastbra.
Yes, of course, you can add (GIF, WEBP, PNG, JPG) and all type of images.

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