How To Create A WP CMS Question & Answer Website
With many Webmasters and money makers for example those who run question and answer sites switching to WordPress content management systems everyday which passes by in addition to the fact that WP is proving to be the leader when it comes to creating professional looking blogs and webpages, there has been and still is an increased demand in the know-how when it comes to operating related CMS sites depending on the different features the different users want to be on their pages and so when it comes to those who allow users to ask and answer questions on their sites whether for revenue share purposes or for free.
We all know the importance of such Q and A sites when it comes to helping the public with the different information which may be required for example on web-sites like Yahoo-answers, Ask.com, Stackexchange and many others on the free side while sites like Webanswers.com, CrowdAnswers.com, Quomon and others allows members to earn a living or an extra income through offering professional advices to the needy in revenue sharing programs which are open to members although each has a different sharing policy and how the entire program runs.
When I write my last post which was about Creating a free Forum on a Joomla powered site using some Extensions, I received very many private emails from my readers requesting me to share how one would go about creating a question and answer website courtesy of WordPress since to many is seen as a money making alternative, and that is why in this article, I decided to compile a list of those plugins when used, one can completely turn and or add a Question-Answer functionality to his or her website.
And if you are one of those who have been wondering how such can be done, just keep reading since within the next few seconds, you will have known how to get started and have turn or create a site which is inline with what you need.
List Of Plugins To Use
1. DW Question Answer – This is a great plugin which supports tags, categories, questions, answers with an added option to mark the question as solved, closed or pending. With the settings option, you can choose the different configurations for example who can do what i.e read, post, delete and do any other function among guests, editors, admins and other website members. The plugin created a two pages which can be edited according to what you want to rename them and is very easy to customize in addition to being free. Go to plugins page and search for the same name.
2. Question and Answer Forum – This is another free and simple plugin. It supports category and tags adding and thus giving you an opportunity to create questions in a forum form which are search engine friendly. Log in to your WordPress site and search for the above.
3. CM Answers – If you want your social network friends from Facebook, LinkedIn or Google and other users to post questions and answers on your site, this plugin supports such an integration. It is very simple to use, has many administrative features and customization takes only a few minutes. Go to WP plugins and search for the same.
4. Answer My Question – This is a one plugin which supports and allows your website or blog users and readers to send you questions so that you can help in giving them answers. The plugin can be accessed in your Admin plugin option by searching.
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