Questions and Answers Plugin (CMA) - Extras - Adding Comments to Questions and Answers


Extras - Adding Comments to Questions and Answers

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If a user wants to comment on a question without providing an answer to the the question, they can post a comment instead.

Enabling Comments

To enable comments, first you need to navigate to the Thread tab under the Questions and Answers plugin settings. 

Thread settings - WordPress Forum Plugin
Thread settings

Here, in the Comments section, you can configure the following options:

Comments settings - Questions and Answers Forum Plugin
Comments settings
  • Enable the question comments - If enabled, users will be able to write comments under questions.
  • Enable ratings for comments - If enabled, users will be able to vote for comments under questions and answers. Note: this option was introduced in version 4.7.3.
  • Enable the attachment for question comments - If enabled, users will be able to attach files to their comments under questions. Note: this option was introduced in version 4.2.1.
  • Enable the answer comments - If enabled, users will be able to write comments under answers.
  • Enable the attachment for answer comments - If enabled, users will be able to attach files to their comments under answers. Note: this option was introduced in version 4.2.1.

Comment Moderation

The admin can also enable auto-approve for comments or hold them for moderation. This setting is found under the Access and moderation tab.


Displaying Comments List & Managing Comments

All comments are available for moderation on the CM Answers Pro  Answers & Comments page, where the admin can choose to approve the comments.

Managing Answers and Comments - WordPress Questions and Answers
Managing Answers and Comments
Managing the comment on the back-end - WordPress Discussion Forum
Managing the comment on the back-end

Displaying Comments 

When the comment has been approved, it will be displayed below the question or answer:

Example of comments on the front-end - Q and A Plugin
Example of comments on the front-end

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