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EasyDiscuss ComponentModulePlugin

EasyDiscuss is a Joomla forum extension for Joomla! It allows you to build forums or a question and answer community on your site easily.

Sparking conversations of a certain topic or have an online discussion about a particular subject is now possible with EasyDiscuss. Best of all, these discussions are valuable source of content that search engines love.

BENEFITS:
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Use EasyDiscuss to manage your customers inquiries, build closer customer loyalty, build credibility, engage in multiple conversations, gather valuable experience from users, or simply build a repository of information that grows over time. EasyDiscuss is as good as Yahoo! Answers!

MAIN FEATURES:
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- Display user profiles from EasyBlog, Gravatar, JomSocial, Community Builder, Anahita, and more.
- Built in conversation system.
- Private discussions
- Recognize users by rewarding them with interesting Badges.
- Best navigation interface in the user profile system.
- Advance access control in categories.
- Powerful points system to honor active users.
- Receive live notifications as they come in, real-time.
- User friendly toolbar to manage, sort and search discussions.
- Blends into your existing Joomla template!
- Auto share discussions in Facebook, Twitter, and more.


OTHER FEATURES:
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- Receive updates hourly, daily or weekly digests.
- Attach files, images and URLs into discussions.
- You can add polls into discussions.
- Users can report abuse for inappropriate discussions.
- Search engine friendly titles and topics.
- Voting system.
- Integrates with Joomla articles, Google Maps, K2 and EasyBlog
- Allows code syntax usage for advanced users
- Set password protection for private discussions

More feature listing at http://stackideas.com/easydiscuss.html

EasyDiscuss also comes with free modules and plugins that works harder for you.

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2011-04-14
Reviews: 2
I paid for and installed EasyDiscuss. Searching around their site I was unable to find any documentation for it. When I tried to add a menu item, options such as "COM_EASYDISCUSS_MENU_FILTER_FEATURED" appeared in the menu manager (instead of intelligible messages).

Their forum only had one post related to EasyDiscuss, showing how to translate EasyDiscuss into another language. I looked at the English language files installed with EasyDiscuss and I could see that the files contain the correct information (but the correct information is not displaying).

So I put in a support request. They responded "...I am sorry but we are still working on the documentation on EasyDiscuss...."

Furthermore, they request that I include my backend username and password. That seems to me to be a significant security risk.

If you are experienced with Joomla you may find such problems easy to navigate. In my case, I have only been using Joomla for a few months (but have been creating websites for over a decade) so my experience level could be part of the problem. However, I certainly expected that when I paid for a component I would at least receive a minimal amount of documentation.
Owner's reply

Hey,

I am really sorry for putting you into such hassles. It is most likely that there was some incorrect language format in one of the earlier releases. The latest release does resolve the language issues.

We normally request for the back end access if we can't replicate the same issues on your site. Nevertheless, I sincerely apologize for causing such an inconvenience for you.

If you are unsatisfied with the product, please do get in touch with us via sales@stackideas.com and we'll try to get things resolved for you.

Thank you very much for the kind feedbacks

2011-03-30
Reviews: 2
What a great and simple to use component!! The component had a conflict with JCE Editor, Stack Ideas support were on to it in a flash and fixed it as soon as I brought it to their attention!! Excellent!! Thank you guys!!
Owner's reply

Thank you for your feedbacks!

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