Let’s welcome the latest update of our all-time favorite WordPress plugin DW Question & Answer version 1.4.6.
To admit it, it’s been awhile we have not made any major updates to the plugin DW Q&A, nonetheless, we always provide active support for bug fixes on our Forum page. For the upcoming time we plan to upgrade and enhance our DW Q&A plugin with a bunch of great features enabling DW Q&A plugin to be more flexible.
For this update v1.4.6, DW Q&A is fully compatible with the latest WordPress 4.8 and packaged with various bug fixes and useful improvements as well. Notes below will give you a quick walkthrough of these changes:
1. DW Q&A is fully compatible with the latest WordPress 4.8
On September 19, WordPress 4.8.2 was released to the world — this was a security release that fixed nine issues in WordPress Core, making the platform more stable and secure for everyone. We adopt this new code practice into this update, and also implement some minor tweaks in theme structures to allow easy integration between third-party themes and DW Question & Answer plugin.
2. Allows anonymous users to vote Question & Answer
We have made an option to help you set from the Dashboard to allow Anonymous users can upvote/down vote with the questions & answers.
3. Integrate with BuddyPress plugin
In the previous version, you need to add much code to customize the plugin compatible with the BuddyPress. From now, just need install the Q&A plugin and BuddyPress plugin, you won’t need to do what anything. The Q&A will auto integration with the BuddyPress.
Also, you can get notification of the Q&A from the profile.
4. Update languages RU, IT
We greatly appreciate contributions from you and the community. In this update, we greatly appreciate contribution from the users for language file. DW Question & Answer has been translated into 20 different languages over the world. If you wish to help us add more languages, you can submit your translation files via Github. Just take a look at the guideline here and submit your language files to Github.
5. Add Setting Days to auto close the questions
If you want to auto-closure the question after one day, two days or then more. With the 1.4.6 you can do that very simple with some small setting.
6. Fixed the email notification
We have fixed this issue in the latest version 1.4.6, All the author, admin can get the email notification in this version.
7. [ Upcoming Features ] Additional Extensions for DW Q&A
As mentioned before we plan to release new features for DW QA plugin in 2017. While we continue to improve the core plugin, a few new features will be added in the form of additional extensions. Here are cool add-ons you can expect to see in upcoming versions of the DWQA plugin:
- User’s following question page: List all questions that user follow; all tags or categories that user can follow or unfollow.
- BuddyPress answer tab: List all questions that user answered in the profile.
- Compatible with Userpro plugin
What do you expect to see in the upcoming versions of the DW Question & Answer plugin? Let us know your thoughts and ideas in the comment below or our DesignWall Email