- Compatible XF Versions
- Visible Branding
This addon allows users to create questions, mark them solved/unsolved and select best answers.
This is an open source addon. You can visit GitHub repository for source code.
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Questions have a special mark before the title which signalize that it is a question and shows its state (solved/unsolved). There will be a best answer mark near question mark if question has best answer:
Question marks are fully customizable starting from three different types and ending with an ability to apply custom css. Take a look at some examples:
Question mark is showing everywhere before question title: threads list, thread view, search results and so on:
Likely you will need to prohibit creating questions in some forums. Forum types were created exactly for that purpose.
There are three different types of forum:
- Threads only
- Threads and questions
- Questions only
Moreover in questions only forums some phrases and icons are changed to give users an understanding of current forum type:
Some questions are getting solved through a big disscussion of many users.
But sometimes a user can give one, straight and very helpful correct answer. In such cases question author can mark such answer as "best answer":
Of course you can customize the look of best answer:
If you don't want to change the background color, you can use best answer indicator instead:
Every user has a best answers counter (same with likes). By default the counter is showing in three places: profile page, user account menu and user info block in posts:
Clicking on best answers counter will open a list of user's best answers:
Alerts and emails
All question watchers will receive alerts about solving question or selecting best answer:
Note the question/best answer mark before alert text. It will help to understand what happend without even reading the alert text!
Those question watchers who subscribed for email notifications will receive an emails:
Options and Customization
You can disable some features if you experience problems with other addons/xenForo options:
- Disabling questions only forum custom node icon
- Disabling custom thread prompt for questions only forum
All settings are located in "Question Threads" section in "Style properties"
Question Threads supports xenForo permissions system. The permissions are:
- Create new question
- Edit own thread type
- Mark own questions solved
- Mark own questions unsolved
- Select best answer in own threads
- Unselect best answer in own threads
- Edit any thread type
- Mark any questions solved
- Mark any questions unsolved
- Select best answer in any threads
- Unselect best answer in any threads
- Download the addon
- Upload contents of upload folder to your forum root
- In admin control panel go to "Addons" section and install Question Threads