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PostPosted: Fri Aug 01, 2008 12:32 pm 
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Hello,
I'm looking for a Question & Answer component for joomla. I've already used the search, but haven't found anything relievant.
Can you help with that issue?


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 13, 2009 2:34 am 
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I need the same Component.

madchris's reply was very useful. "BUT"

What i need is:
1- Users or guests can post questions. Then Joomla sends an E-Mail to this User or Guest that we received his Question.
2- Admin can access questions and answer them or even edit an already answered question. Then Joomla sends the Answer to this user or guest.
3- View all questions at the Front-End with search capability.

Thanks in advance


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 18, 2009 8:11 am 
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Punhan wrote:
I'm looking for a Question & Answer component for joomla


cool0 wrote:
What i need is:
1- Users or guests can post questions. Then Joomla sends an E-Mail to this User or Guest that we received his Question.
2- Admin can access questions and answer them or even edit an already answered question. Then Joomla sends the Answer to this user or guest.
3- View all questions at the Front-End with search capability.

Hi...

I think you're all need Forum Extension for do that.
Visit this thread : viewtopic.php?f=466&t=364552&hilit=forum+right+forum

or use other extension : http://extensions.joomla.org/extensions/communication/forum

Hope this helps. :)


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 04, 2009 7:19 am 
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I was looking for the same thing
after googling it
http://www.google.com/search?q=questions+and+answers+joomla
- it seems there is some (i think new) extension
http://www.thefactory.ro/articles/artic ... cript.html

there is also a video http://www.[youtube].com/watch?v=JAkGHKrEqY0

Has anyone used this ? i would need some feedback before spending money on it :D

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 20, 2009 9:03 am 
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Hi All;
There was not perfect "question & answer component" for joomla.I am finding a new one but its commercial.I can not tested it.Anyone get others or new one?????
Share to all.
Commercial component link bellow :
http://www.thefactory.ro/shop/joomla-co ... swers.html

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 12, 2009 7:01 pm 
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Hej!
Är nån som kan hjälpa mig? Jag vill att alla som är registrerar på min joomla baserade site kan använda min editor och skriva och laddar upp sina artiklar. Just nu kan bara administratörer kan göra det via admin login. OBS! jag kan lite php och är själv lärd

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 13, 2009 5:26 am 
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Everest19 wrote:
Hej!
Är nån som kan hjälpa mig? Jag vill att alla som är registrerar på min joomla baserade site kan använda min editor och skriva och laddar upp sina artiklar. Just nu kan bara administratörer kan göra det via admin login. OBS! jag kan lite php och är själv lärd

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or visit International Zone if you want

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 13, 2009 12:26 pm 
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@Ghonjez
Thanks!!!!
English language every one can realize perfect.If you wish to write you won language please go to you won language forum.

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 10, 2009 12:37 pm 
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Hello ,
Anybody find this component ????????

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 31, 2009 5:06 pm 
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Hello lads,

I'm also really desperate to find this component/extension. I started a similar thread on the forum which can be found at viewtopic.php?p=1831411.

I've had a look at jAnswers Factory but...

1/ it's far too expensive and,

2/ it's too complex.

All I want (and I think all the other posters in this thread want) is just a very simple Q&A component. I have attached two images to illustrate perfectly what I think we're all after...

It would be great if someone could suggest a free (or at cheap) and VERY simple Q&A module. I look forward to any responses!


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 31, 2009 8:29 pm 
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madchris wrote:
My solution was to use the built-in content functionality of Joomla. I created a content category for my FAQ section. See Content -> Category Manager in the back end; note that categories are inside sections, so you may want to create a new section too. I linked to the section with a menu item. Try the Table - Content Category menu item type to link directly to the category. You can edit the characteristics of the table with the menu item's parameters.

At that point, each new FAQ is a new content item placed in the appropriate section and category.

Thanks for the input madchris, but your solution is far too complex for what I want, and I'd imagine this is the case for all the other posters on this thread. Really all we need is a single question and a single answer.

I have been searching and have found an alternative component called Medi QnA. The name isn't very good, but it might do the job - a simple Q&A component AND it's free. You can download it from either

http://extensions.joomla.org/extensions ... rveys/6814

or

http://www.famouswebsites.biz/JED/Medi-QnA/Medi-QnA.php

I have not installed it yet, but if someone does, please report back on how well it solves this problem. Thanks,

UPDATE Medi-QnA probably won't do the job. Sorry.


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 22, 2009 8:36 pm 
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I too have been searching for this to no avail. So I've decided to hire someone to create it. I think it should be something simple like a text entry field where a user can post any question and another text entry field for anyone to answer it. Answers would be treated like any other comment system and displayed below the question. In fact we might just use intensedebate as the reply system. It could potentially run like yahoo answers.


Each question should be a separate unique id and display on its own page.
Admin will define the available sections and categories for easy management on back end, user can select from drop down list on front end
We would want people to be able to subscribe to the thread, so they get email notification when a post is made or a reply given
Needs to include a rating system for answers
Needs to have the ability to publish questions to social networking systems (twitter, facebook, etc.)
Needs to display profile thumbnail
Needs to display username and link to user profile
Needs to be able to assign profile system in admin configuration (ex. Community Builder, joomla core, etc.)


Please submit any requirements you would like to see in this extension. Also, since I am bankrolling this project, donations are welcome. Please contact me at sfutterer@comcast.net


Thanks
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 04, 2009 11:18 am 
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Hi p9939068,

I have seen SIM Answers before, but it's just way too in-depth and I think it will confuse my customers. We're not looking for a big, feature-packed component, we're just looking for a very simple Question and Answer module. I have attached a screenshot of what we are looking for. This format is perfect.


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 04, 2009 11:29 am 
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That isn't really QnA, more like FAQ.

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 04, 2009 11:45 am 
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Hmmm, no I think this is a QnA but just a very simple one. On this site in particular, you can click 'Ask a Question' and it will open up a dialogue box (see attached picture)

FAQs are typically lists of common questions that don't provide any user interaction. All of the questions on this site have been asked by the visitors to the site, and the owner has answered them individually.


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PostPosted: Mon Dec 21, 2009 4:45 pm 
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So... :) Anybody found something close to what @sharifi14 is looking for?

Been google-ing for a while, nothin' seem to be as simple as it should.

@p9939068 - most definitely it's not like a faq.
@Ghonjez - no forum extension needed, just Q&A with a recaptcha for spammers.

And YES, it is a simple form, though it may look so complicated. I'm no programmer but I happen to live among them. It's simple, but still too much for me.

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 08, 2010 11:00 pm 
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i like the janswers and infact that is what i am looking for. But it is too expensive. does any one know a cheaper/free alternative to it?


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 09, 2010 6:55 am 
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Hi capellasoft...

Review this extension :
lknAnswers >>> http://extensions.joomla.org/extensions ... forum/9388

hope helps ;)


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2010 9:16 pm 
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cool0 wrote:
I need the same Component.

madchris's reply was very useful. "BUT"

What i need is:
1- Users or guests can post questions. Then Joomla sends an E-Mail to this User or Guest that we received his Question.
2- Admin can access questions and answer them or even edit an already answered question. Then Joomla sends the Answer to this user or guest.
3- View all questions at the Front-End with search capability.

Thanks in advance


Has anyone come across something like this yet?


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 23, 2010 1:39 am 
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In joomla 1.0.x I remember free "JOOMLA SIMPLE FAQ" that was just simple as it state. Guests/Users could submit the question from the frontend and admins could answer it too from the frontend. Too bad theres no such component for Joomla 1.5

Tho u could customise it to fits ur needs.


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 25, 2010 12:26 am 
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Theres a very good Component for posting questions and answers on: http://tutoriale.scridaprest.ro/en/View ... -Jfaq.html its first version and already does its job and you can very very easily implement jezReCaptcha into it to fight spam. Its free and it needs support.


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PostPosted: Sun May 02, 2010 3:30 pm 
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someone should write something similar to stack overflow
http://stackoverflow.com/


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PostPosted: Sun May 02, 2010 6:59 pm 
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joomlart.com ja voice component is same.

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PostPosted: Mon May 03, 2010 11:24 am 
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I've been looking for a Yahoo Answers clone myself, and after going through all the suggestions here, I must say SIMAnswers is by far the best QnA extension there is for Joomla, although I couldn't find it on the JED.


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PostPosted: Tue May 04, 2010 5:11 am 
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I bet most of you didnt even try Jfaq from tutoriale.scridaprest.ro which now comes with a module latest.

Try it, excellent job from dacian

edit.
and you can easily integate JEZ reCAPTCHA to fight spam.


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 13, 2010 7:40 am 
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http://extensions.joomla.org/extensions ... orum/13082

Community Answers is a Yahoo Answers like Web 2.0 QnA component using which your users can start discussions on topics of their interest.

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2012 1:02 pm 
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enzo wrote:
I bet most of you didnt even try Jfaq from tutoriale.scridaprest.ro which now comes with a module latest.

Try it, excellent job from dacian

edit.
and you can easily integate JEZ reCAPTCHA to fight spam.


Their download link does not work. I really had high hopes for Jfaq...


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 25, 2012 5:04 am 
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I'm also looking for something similar for Joomla 2.5 but I had no luck until now. Any ideas for such an extension to be used for a site similar to Yahoo! Answers? Thanks!

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 26, 2012 9:51 am 
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Hi Punhan,

Do you mean these extensions? -> http://extensions.joomla.org/extensions ... -a-answers

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