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Questions ComponentPlugin

This component is near to yahoo answers. Rank and point system. Email on asking and answering Questions.
This is a free Question and Answer Component. We are continuously improving the product based on user suggestions. We also have a forum where you can come and give suggestions or complain about any issues. Check the demo you will definitely like it, than you can download and use it in your site. Above all it is completely free component. Questions and Answers can be shared using social icons. This extension supports gravatar. Users can create their avatar through gravatar dot com.
Note:- Before making it live, Kindly set the permissions for guests as well as users and also save the configuration settings under options on the top right of the component page.

Features of this component are listed below :-

1. Full ACL support. Answer to a question can be viewed only if permitted. This can be easily integrated with payment system if you create a group and allow only that group to view answers.
2. Email notification for activities performed by the user.
3. Admin has lots of options at backend for designing and modifying parameters of the site. No source code hacking is required.
4. A user can be blocked or unblocked depending upon admin.
5. Powerful Points and Ranking system which can be modified at backend.
6. Advanced profile page at backend which speaks about the user activities.
7. Advanced tagging system and ability to search through tags.
8. Fully supports jomsocial. Like jomsocial avatar import and questions activities displaying under jomsocial activity stream.
9. Voting up and down a question.
10. If a question is marked as solved no more answering will be allowed.
11. Search integrated with Joomla.

New version changelog:

1. Bug report Section Corrected.
2. Several small errors corrected.

Kindly note that this component is developed and tested by a single developer. So I request you help me and report any bugs found in the forum. This can be considered in its beta stage. Also note that support for Joomla 2.5 has ended from my side. But I hope it still works fine in J 2.5. Thanks.

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2014-03-18
Reviews: 3
I am using this extension since a year almost and I can only recommend it for everyone searching for a free questions-answers component. The support is great, I requested a bug fix for SEF URL's and the team is following up with it promptly. They have placed a huge effort to get this component for us free. Thank you!
Owner's reply

Thanks a lot for the review. I am a bit late in updating my component in JED as I am busy upgrading it with new functionlities. I am adding a group system where only a particular group can be allowed to answer and view a question. Its almost nearing completion and will be released in the end of mar 14.

2013-09-30
Reviews: 1
The componenente works very well, you can give or take away points depending on the user action, to qualify based on the scores by rewarding the most active users and more functionalities.
In short, allows you to create a complete site type to yahoo answer!
The creators of the component also provide excellent help and advice and are always very kind!
2013-06-14
Reviews: 1
Great Component - right, what I was looking for! After a few little changes, it fits now perfect for my site! Thanks a lot to sweta - exellent service and very fast help on any issue!
2013-04-24
Reviews: 3
Components are very cool, I was greatly helped at all.

Regards,
Syaiful from Indonesian
2013-02-27
Reviews: 1
its really awesome componen but can make it also support for community builder cause there is lot user too use community builder
2013-01-12
Reviews: 1
I use this extension on my community site - all my users are so happy with this excellent extension. My daily visitor numbers have doubled. I loved the developers and say Thank you very much.

Best regards from Germany
2012-12-25
Reviews: 14
I have given an 5 star, why because it is a great product and FREE.Great work and I know that you guys will have a version 3 for Joomla. Thanks a lot.
2012-11-19
Reviews: 11
Extremely very nice work and most of all SO GENEROUS.
Hopefully there would be an update version for joomla 3
Owner's reply

Thanks for the review. very soon we will be out with Joomla version 3 support.

2012-11-02
Reviews: 8
I must say the developer of this component is most helpful find a bug a new version is out same day or the next with the bug fixed. Very good component especially for being such a new one. I have a feeling in the next few weeks this component will be much better than the commercial ones out there right now. Keep up the excellent work. Right now this component is as good as any of the paid ones out there
2012-10-10
Reviews: 4
This is a good alternative to some other commercial extensions. Though it lacks some additional features I feel they can make it more better. Only one issue i.e a person who asks question should not be allowed to answer his own question. Some restrictions can be added. Also css should be improved though its not a big deal.
2012-10-08
Reviews: 1
I am happy that this component is released for free. i used this component and found it lacks some small improvements. First admin should be able to mark any question as resolved. Next it display only two level categories. Why not more. Also need to bring some point systems. Hope this is implemented soon.
Owner's reply

Thanks a lot for the review. We are on the job and very soon we will come out with a much improved version.