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Vanilla Embed in Wordpress not displaying forum in page

I am trying to integrate a clients current Vanilla forum into a new wordpress installation, everything appears to be correct, all settings are correct, and in the wordpress page it is including the embed.js file properly, but the forum refuses to display. I have searched and can't find any solutions or others with this problem. Please help!

This is the page in question...
And this is where the forum resides...

If you need any other info let me know thanks.


  • Doesn't anyone have any idea? Did I post in the wrong forum? It shows I've only gotten two views.. I would like to at least know if this is a bug or if I am doing something wrong. Thanks

  • I wish someone would answer you too because I just tried it for the first time and it's not showing up either.

  • peregrineperegrine MVP
    edited April 2012

    Try the default theme. You really need to provide more info.
    Put on your debugger. Read the hundreds of other weekly posts that people have with embedding the forum and see if any of them help you.

    is it an htaccess rewrite url problem? It's too hard to decipher, what you've done

    if the forum resides here.

    I don't get how you are going here for the forum

    I may not provide the completed solution you might desire, but I do try to provide honest suggestions to help you solve your issue.

  • Here is what I did, not sure what other info you would like me to provide...

    Vanilla has been installed and running fine at
    A Wordpress installation was set up at
    I updated Vanilla to the newest version, as this allowed for me to use jsConnect for SSO. Not sure if that has anything to do with it as I'm only one of the developers working on part of this site (I got thrown in on this because the other developer couldn't get it working). This part doesn't seem to be an issue, its getting the forum to embed that is the problem.

    Anyways the wordpress plugin for Vanilla was installed, all settings were copied exactly over from Vanilla to the WP plugin settings. This is just a page that was created, where the Vanilla forum was to be embedded. This is the url in the settings where the forum should appear. Wordpress Vanilla plugin is writing the embed js file correctly to that page if you view the source, but it is not displaying it.

    After messing around with it a bit the debugger gives me the below errors.

    document.getElementById("vanilla-comments") is null
    frame is null
    if (frame.contentWindow != e.source)

    Not sure how I would go about fixing those...

    Sorry, like I said I got thrown in on this one, and did search before posting, just didn't find anything that was able to be of any help.

  • which plugin

    Vanilla Forums


    Vanilla Comments.

    I may not provide the completed solution you might desire, but I do try to provide honest suggestions to help you solve your issue.

  • Vanilla Forums...

    I tried disabling the plugin altogether, and just using the standard Vanilla Embed code, and now the forum embeds and displays in the page. I believe there was something also going on with the Single Sign on, as I couldn't login to Wordpress any login, after I had logged into the Vanilla forums on the site. Had to disable the plugin before it would let me log in to WP.

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