Paul M
asked 6 years ago

People keep asking the entire question in the title field, it’s driving me INSANE.
If I click edit, and update the title to something shorter, then the URL does not get updated. So I am stuck with several questions having HUGE urls.
I’ve looked in the backend, but the questions are not listed. 
How can I fix this?
I really wish you would update the question form, so that it was clear people are not supposed to ask their entire question in the title!

2 Answers
DominicStaff
answered 6 years ago

To change the title of the question, you can log in to Dashboard > Q&A > All question, click Quick Edit then change the title & Slug of the questions. However, after updating he latest version 1.2.9, you can not find the All Question & All Answer in BackEnd and to resolve this issue, you can open the dw-question-answer.php file in the folder path “wp-content\plugins\dw-question-answer”. Find/Replace the line 141 to line 224, with new code:


/* Question Posttype Registration */
    $question_labels = array(
        'name' => _x('Question', 'post type general name'),
        'singular_name' => _x('Question', 'post type singular name'),
        'add_new' => _x('Add New', 'theme'),
        'add_new_item' => __('Add New Question'),
        'edit_item' => __('Edit Question'),
        'new_item' => __('New Question'),
        'all_items' => __('All Questions'),
        'view_item' => __('View Question'),
        'search_items' => __('Search Question'),
        'not_found' =>  __('No questions found'),
        'not_found_in_trash' => __('No questions found in Trash'),
        'parent_item_colon' => '',
        'menu_name' => __('DW Q&A')
    );
    $question_args = array(
        'labels' => $question_labels,
        'public' => true,
        'publicly_queryable' => true,
        'show_ui' => true,
        'show_in_menu' => true,
        'query_var' => true,
        'rewrite' => array(
            'slug' => $question_rewrite,
            'with_front'    => false
        ),
        'capability_type' => 'post',
        'has_archive' => true,
        'hierarchical' => true,
        'menu_icon' =>  '',
        'supports' => array( 'title', 'editor', 'comments', 'author', 'page-attributes' ),
        'capabilities' => array(
            'edit_post' => 'dwqa_can_edit_question',
            'edit_posts' => 'dwqa_can_edit_question',
            'edit_others_posts' => 'dwqa_can_edit_question',
            'publish_posts' => 'dwqa_can_post_question',
            'read_post' => 'dwqa_can_read_question',
            'read_private_posts' => 'read_private_posts',
            'delete_post' => 'dwqa_can_delete_question'
        )
    );
    register_post_type( 'dwqa-question', $question_args );
    
    /* Question Posttype Registration */
    $answer_labels = array(
        'name' => _x('Answer', 'post type general name'),
        'singular_name' => _x('Answer', 'post type singular name'),
        'add_new' => _x('Add New', 'theme'),
        'add_new_item' => __('Add new answer'),
        'edit_item' => __('Edit answer'),
        'new_item' => __('New Answer'),
        'all_items' => __('All Answers'),
        'view_item' => __('View Answer'),
        'search_items' => __('Search Answer'),
        'not_found' =>  __('No Answers found'),
        'not_found_in_trash' => __('No Answers found in Trash'),
        'parent_item_colon' => '',
        'menu_name' => __('Answer')
    );
    $answer = array(
        'labels' => $answer_labels,
        'public' => true,
        'publicly_queryable' => true,
        'show_ui' => true,
        'show_in_menu' => 'edit.php?post_type=dwqa-question',
        'query_var' => true,
        'rewrite' => true,
        'capability_type' => 'post',
        'has_archive' => false,
        'hierarchical' => true,
        'menu_icon' =>  '',
        'supports' => array( 'title', 'editor', 'comments', 'custom-fields', 'author', 'page-attributes' ),
        'capabilities' => array(
            'edit_post' => 'dwqa_can_edit_answer',
            'edit_posts' => 'dwqa_can_edit_answer',
            'edit_others_posts' => 'dwqa_can_edit_answer',
            'publish_posts' => 'dwqa_can_post_answer',
            'read_post' => 'dwqa_can_read_answer',
            'read_private_posts' => 'read_private_posts',
            'delete_post' => 'dwqa_can_delete_answer'
        )
    );
    register_post_type( 'dwqa-answer', $answer );

Hope this helps !

Paul M
replied 6 years ago

Hi Dominic, I changed the code you suggested but I cannot see a difference in the URL? I also tried editing and resaving the title, but the URL is still crazy long.

Paul M
replied 6 years ago

Also, can I ask, why did you guys make the decision to remove this from the back end? All it appears to have done is remove functionality and cause this problem.

Paul M
replied 6 years ago

I’m worried about the SEO implications of such massive titles, so if you could get back to me sooner than later, I’d really appreciate it.

I feel this plugin is potentially astounding, but there are just several usability issues causing it to fall slightly short 🙁

DominicStaff
answered 6 years ago

– To change the title of the question, you can log in to Dashboard > Q&A > All question, Hover your title the click Quick Edit under title,  change the title & Slug of the questions.
See the screenshot: http://imgur.com/ABDTnZv
– Also, in the latest version 1.2.9 have removed the “All Question & All Answer” section, that is an our confusion, We have checked & update this issue in the next version, we will release as soon as possible.

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