Best Wordpress Question and Answer Plugins

A brief list of Q&A plugins for WordPress that will help you add a Q&A to any website.

Steven Johnson
by | Posted: July 22, 2016 | Updated: July 22, 2016

 Here’s a roundup of question and answer plugins for wordpress that we found that makes publishing a new Q&A forum very simple. Just because one plugin best suits someone’s needs doesn’t always mean it's as effective for someone else. Because of this the plugins on the list are not ranked in any specific order because every plugin has it’s strengths and weaknesses.

CM Answers

cm answers logo

https://wordpress.org/plugins/cm-answers/
https://answers.cminds.com/

Cm Answers Wrote this:

“Easily publish a Mobile Responsive Questions and Answers Forum on your WordPress site. Our Plugin’s Dashboard provides options to moderate discussions, control answer sorting, authorship permissions, and auto-approvals.”

Cm Answers offers:

  • Forums/support forums
  • Discussion Forums
  • User-sent in questions
  • Customer Support
  • StackOverflow style
  • Anonymous Posting addon

With Basic Features like:

  • views count
  • answers count
  • Administrators can moderate question & answers
  • Sorting options in the q&a pages
  • Customizable template
  • Other Language Support
  • Upgrading to the pro edition for more features

DW Question Answers

Design wall logo

https://wordpress.org/plugins/dw-question-answer/
https://www.designwall.com/guide/dw-question-answer-plugin/

DW Question and Answers Wrote this:

“DW Question and Answer is a WordPress plugin which builds a complete Question & Answer system for your WordPress site, like Quora or Stackoverflow. The plugin supports multi-languages, shortcodes, reCAPTCHA, email notification system and so on.”

DW Question and Answers Offers:

  • Forum/Support Forum
  • Discussion Forums
  • User-sent in questions
  • Customer Support
  • StackOverflow style
  • Anonymous Posting addon

With Basic features like:

  • Submitting, Filtering, Editing and Deleting questions
  • Commenting on and answering questions
  • Voting on questions and answers
  • Pick and select the Best answer for question
  • Follow certain questions receive notifications
  • Sticky question
  • Set questions/answers as public or private
  • 15+ languages supported
  • Customized Notification Email
  • Keyword Searches
  • Captcha using reCAPTCHA by Google

AnsPress

anspress logo

https://wordpress.org/plugins/anspress-question-answer/
https://anspress.io/

Anspress Wrote this:

“AnsPress is an open source plugin for adding a question and answer section to your WordPress site. It can be used to create a q&a network similar to stackoverflow and quora, or just as a page in existing site.”

AnsPress Offers

  • Forums/support forums
  • Discussion Forums
  • User-sent in questions
  • Customer Support
  • StackOverflow style

With Basic Features like:

  • Easily Customizable Templates
  • Ability to add extensions
  • Built in Profile System
  • Ways to moderate and prevent spam
  • WPMU Supported
  • SEO Optimized

Templatic

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https://templatic.com/cms-themes/answers-wordpress-theme

Templatic Wrote this:

“Answers theme comes with “Easy Install” built-in. Once you activate, this popular question Answer WordPress theme, click this button and it will magically turns your site exactly like the theme demo on our site. It will do all necessary settings and add some sample content on your site. Means you can start with your site right away.”

 Templatic Offers:

  • Forums/support forums
  • Discussion Forums
  • User-sent in questions
  • Customer Support
  • StackOverflow style
  • Anonymous support

 With Basic Features like:

  • Ask a Question form
  • Charging for submissions
  • Vote on answers and comments
  • Choose and feature the best answer
  • A Custom register form
  • Easily manga affiliates
  • Customizable using widgets
  • User dashboard and profiles
  • Custom widgets
  • Maintain a regular blog without tweaking theme

WPmudev

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https://premium.wpmudev.org/project/qa-wordpress-questions-and-answers-plugin/

WPmudev Wrote this:

"Q&A brings full Questions and Answers functionality to any WordPress or BuddyPress site in minutes.This extensive powerful plugin covers all the question and answer bases right out of the box. It’s fully operational in moments but highly customizable and can be styled to fit any theme."

WPmudev Q&A offers:

  • Forums/support forums
  • Discussion Forums
  • User-sent in questions
  • Customer Support
  • StackOverflow style
  • Anonymous support

With Basic Features like:

  • Full front-end interface
  • Integrated reputation points system
  • WYSIWYG editing of both questions and answers
  • Built-in widgets
  • Q&A search as well as special tags and categories
  • Get notifications from question
  • Guest Posting

If you find any other great Q&A plugins for WordPress, let us know in the comments!

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