Abdulrahman Hariri
asked 6 years ago

Hi,
I have been following the development of the plugin for sometime because I plan to use it in of my websites soon.
First, I don’t agree with some of the comments asking for a reputation system. There are already many badges, rewards, and gamifications plugins that works well with WordPress. Therefore, instead of diverting the attention to creating such systems, I think what should be easily available are hooks that we can use with other systems. Most gamification and reputation systems can work with hooks.
Some examples of hooks I believe are important are:

  • Questions post (For posting something).
  • Answer post (give him points for trying).
  • Voting up/down (different ones).
  • Hooks for comments voted down once they pass a certain threshold. For instance, a hook to run when a post receives > 5 down votes.
  • Selection of the correct answer (to give points to both the one who asked and the one who received it).

I am not a coder, but I know that if such hooks were available, it could be quite easy to build a reputation/reward system.
Most gamification plugins use a custom user field that counts points collected for the variance desired activities. I see two ways for Q&A to be integrated with other plugins:

  1. Use of hooks to increase the number from the gamification plugin end. For instance, I use a hook to grant a user some points/badges.
  2. Somehow increase the points (user meta field) directly. This is perhaps done by assigning how many points Q&A activities give and linking Q&A to the user-meta counting points to increase it.

I think the first option is better but I see no reason why not to implement both.
Ultimately, as I’ve said before, I believe this plugin has huge potential and there is certainly need for it. I would love to see it develop further 🙂
I hope this post provided some suggestions!

1 Answers
DominicStaff
answered 6 years ago

Hi Abdulrahman,
Thank you for the awesome suggestion above. We highly appreciate them, my friend 🙂 Of course, we will concern about your opinion. The plugin is frequently updated and more and more features added based on all the feedback from our users like you.
We are looking forward to hearing more from you. 

Abdulrahman Hariri
replied 6 years ago

Hi,

I am glad you found my suggestions useful :). I am really looking forward to the development of the plugin, it is going very well. I plan to use it soon on one of my websites, just waiting for the community to grow a bit.

Thanks!

bjorn lefers
replied 5 years ago

Has something like this been implemented, yet?

dominic Staff
replied 5 years ago

Unfortunately, our plugin still does not yet support something like this.

Ala7lam
replied 5 years ago

Hi Dominic, can you at least let me know if there any structure for add-ons to be developed for this plugin? I am asking because I may ask a developer to build such a functionality but I don’t want to lose it with future updated.

Thanks a lot!

dominic Staff
replied 5 years ago

I know what you want, however, unfortunately, it’s hard for us to let you know exactly about plan update or Futures will update for DW Q&A. At the moment, just checked and fix bug for the plugin.
Regards,

Gabor Maroti
replied 4 years ago

I agree with Hariri, this plugin has huge potential. Would everything work fine (e.g. votes would matter) and would the plugin even integrate a reward system, I would immediately pay 200$ for this plugin because the value would be soooo high.

I’m quite new to wordpress and all these plugins and it’s’ strange, there are some high quality plugins for free (to my surprise) but most are mediocre, ok free or cheap, but mediocre. I miss the possibility to pay more money for quality stuff. I would like to pay, but there are not enough high quality plugins around.

I can only suggest to make a poll and ask people how much they’d pay for an “almost perfect” plugin. I guess most people would without hesitation pay 100$ or more for a high quality plugin which works error free.

Hope to be able to one day pay for your improved plugin 🙂

Dominic Staff
replied 4 years ago

Thank you for interesting in our product and your feedback. We appreciate it.
If you want, you can let me know all the requestions, we are ready to help you as a custom work with a charge of fee.
In case that you are still interested in the feature, please kindly let us know, we will check and estimate the time.
you contact me via email: hi@designwall.com, we will discuss it.

Gabor Maroti
replied 4 years ago

Thanks, I really appreciate your feedback. I will most probably get back to you towards the end of the year/beginning of next year (launch of my website) via your mentioned email address. I will make sure I will first create a document that will contain all the detailed requests, so that I won’t waste your time by writing back and forth. I’m looking forward to it.. you’ll get an email.. thanks.

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