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Question Threads

Question Threads 1.2.4

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Compatible XF 2.x versions
2.0
License
GPLv3
Visible branding
No
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With this plugin users will be able to create questions. They are just like normal threads but have some useful features.

Features
  • Users can create questions
  • Specific forums can be marked as "questions only"
  • "Questions only" forums have a different node icon, some texts are changed
  • Question author or another user with permission can mark questions as solved
  • Each question can have the best answer which is colored in order to draw attention
  • Question-threads have a special indicator (solved/unsolved) before title
  • Questions with best answer have a special diamond icon-link near sovled/unsolved indicator which points directly to best answer post
  • An ability to use any Font Awesome icon as best answer icon (with handy iconpicker)
  • Addon supports thread watchers system
  • All actions use alerts system (solving/unsolving questions and marking/unmarking best answers)
  • Email notifications
  • Custom colors for solved/unsolved indicator and best answer post highlighting
To be done
  • Custom image as best answer icon
  • Custom image/icon/shape for question indicator
  • Best answers counter for every user (just like messages/likes counter)
  • Integration with trophy system (at least adding best answers number in trophy conditionals)
  • Create a permission for prohibiting question authors to mark their own questions as solved/unsolved
Screenshots
Question can be created if "Is question" checkbox is selected when creating thread:
is_a_question_thread.png


All questions have a special indicator (solved/unsolved). Questions with best answers have a special icon which points directly to best answer post inside the question:
questions_list.png


Question author or another user with permission can mark the whole question as solved and even mark specific post as best answer:
question_thread_not_solved.png


Best answer is highlighted:
question_thread_solved.png


All actions use alerts system (solving/unsolving questions and marking/unmarking best answers):
alert_best_answer.png


"Questions only" forums have a special node icon:
questions_forums_node_icon.png


You can customize the color and shape of questions indicator and best answer highlighting:
list_styles.png


Installation
  1. Download an addon archive and unpack it somewhere
  2. Open upload folder and move src folder to your forum root directory
  3. In admin panel go to "Add-ons" section and install "Question Threads" addon
That's all!
Your forum now fully supports questions and answers!

Enjoy!
Author
CMTV
Downloads
81
First release
Last update
Rating
5.00 star(s) 3 ratings

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Latest updates

  1. Hotfix 1.2.4

    Previous addon update (1.2.3) was not allowing to create new nodes. This is fixed now.
  2. Bug fixes 1.2.3

    New features Added an option to mark already created ordinary thread as question when editing...
  3. Bug fixes 1.2.2

    Fixed bugs Fixed an issue where the question in questions only forum would become an ordinary...

Latest reviews

Easy install. Easy point and click features. No adding this or that in terms of having to add stupid css to a template. Worked like a charm first go. Thank you.
This is best addon provided for free. It will be par excellence when you finish task from you to do list.
This one of the best add on so far. I highly applaud the developer for coming up with such an excellent work.
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Thank you! Soon there will be more cool features. I am doing my best :)