AnsPress is a developer-friendly, question and answer plugin for WordPress. AnsPress adds a full question and answer system to your existing WordPress site. It can be used to create a q&a network similar to StackOverflow and Quora, or be a single page in an existing site. The plugin supports multi-languages, shortcodes, reCAPTCHA, email and push notification and more.

The plugin features include:

  • Submit / Filter / Order / Edit / Delete Question
  • Answer / Comment
  • Vote and Select Best Answer
  • Notification Emails and Web Push Notifications
  • 10+ languages supported
  • Captcha supported
  • Shortcodes available
  • Private/Public for Question and Answer
  • Ability to Follow Questions / Answers
  • Featured (Sticky) Question
  • Closed questions
  • Flag/report questions and answers to moderator
  • Basic user profile
  • BuddyPress integration
  • Free Add-ons:
    • Reputations
    • Tags
    • Categories
    • Bad words filter
    • Email notifications
    • reCaptcha
    • Dynamic text avatar

Installing the plugin

To install the plugin:

  1. Download the AnsPress plugin from the link below
  2. Extract the downloaded file to the WordPress plugins folder yourhostname/wordpress/wp-content/plugins OR
    Go to your WordPress Dashboard > Plugins > Add New. Click the Upload Plugin button. Browse to the download file location, select the & install the plugin.
  3. Click the Activate Plugin button to activate the AnsPress Question Answer plugin on your website. OR
    To activate the plugin on your website site go to WordPress Dashboard > Plugins and then click the Activate button for AnsPress Question Answer.

Setting up the plugin

To set up the plugin:

  1. Go to WordPress Dashboard > AnsPress > Options.
  2. Make the preferred changes in each tab.
  3. Click the Submit button.
AnsPress - Setting up the plugin
AnsPress – Setting up the plugin

Adding a new question

To add a new question:

  1. Go to WordPress Dashboard > AnsPress > All Questions and then click the New Question button.
  2. Enter a title for the question and optional content within it.
  3. You can choose to add answers to the question or just create a new question.
  4. Select the category, votes for the question.
  5. Click the Publish button.
AnsPress - Adding a new question
AnsPress – Adding a new question

AnsPress - Preview of a question
AnsPress – Preview of a question

For further setup and usage tutorials, refer to the official documentation of AnsPress.


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