CM Answers

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CM Answers is a stack overflow style questions and answers WordPress plugin with voting, moderation, access control, and more. Customize questions and answers, restrict user capabilities, and create multiple forum categories with full moderation access. Additional features include multiple file uploads, private messages, and notifications. Choose from categories like Administration, Design and Customization, E-commerce, Performance, Seo, Social, Utility, or Security. *This overview was generated by AI. We can't guarantee it's accuracy and may not be an accurate representation of what the plugin actually does.

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** Our Questions and Answers plugin enables users to post questions and answers in a Stack Overflow-style format. This WordPress forum plugin includes features such as voting, moderation, notifications, access control, and much more. Updated and tested 2023 Version. **

As an administrator, you can moderate questions and answers and receive email notifications when content has been reviewed. In addition, users can follow specific topics from your WordPress forum and receive notifications whenever new answers are posted.


  • Forum – Puts a lightweight and easy to use Discussion Forum on your WordPress site or blog.
  • Support Forum – Supports your users while allowing them vote and answer existing forum threads that you moderate.
  • Community – Adds a discussion forum to your WordPress site that allows your members to start their own conversations and ask questions.
  • Questions and Answers – Users can answer questions sent in by other users.
  • Customer Support – Support for retail customer’s questions.
  • StackOverflow – Adds a StackOverflow style forum to your WordPress site.
  • Paid Support – Charge users for posting questions and answers on your WordPress forum.
  • Anonymous Posting – Support anonymous posting with aditional addon.

Forum Plugin Basic Features

  • Includes a views count.
  • Includes an answers count.
  • Administrators can moderate question and answers and can receive email notifications.
  • Users can receive notifications when answering a question pending follow-up.
  • Forum sorting options in the question and answer pages.
  • Template can be easily customized according to users requirements.
  • We will be happy to add more language files and submit them to our WP community members. Currently we support: Spanish, German, Polish, Russian, French and Czech.

Forum Plugin Pro Version Features

Pro Version Detailed Features List | Demo Site

  • Mobile Responsive – Adjusted design and uex for mobile devices.
  • Anonymous Posting – Support anonymous non logged-in user posting when used with an addon.
  • Private Answers – Mark answer as private so only question author can see it.
  • Private Question – Send questions privately to question author.
  • Advertisements – Integration with Ad-Sense or other Ads networks.
  • Comments – GAdd comments to question or answers.
  • MicroPayment – Grant or Charge virtual currency based on use-case.
  • ChatGPT Integration – Supports posting automatically generated answers in specified categories.
  • Comments – Ability add comments for question and for answers.
  • Multiple Attachments – Multiple attachments in questions and answers.
  • Spam Report – User can report span questions or answers.
  • Access Control – Admin can define who can ask questions and who can answer based on user role via the Q and A plugin settings.
  • Integration with Twitter – Users can register and post using existing Twitter account.
  • Edit Questions and Answers – Users can edit their questions and answers after submission.
  • BuddyPress – Stronger Integration with BuddyPress.
  • Two Levels Category Navigation – Support two level category navigation.
  • Ajax Support – Uses a Shortcode that displays the Category, supported by Ajax. Views of categories fit within the current site template.
  • Social Media Registration Integration – Q and A plugin ntegrates with Facebook and LinkedIn profiles. View Image, [See another image] (
  • Shortcodes – Generates a Questions List by using a Shortcode: cma-questions with additional parameters. For example, limit=10 author=123 sort=hottest
  • User Dashboard – Adds “My Questions” and “My Answers” dashboards to the user profile page by using Shortcodes: cma-my-questions and cma-my-answers View Image
  • Categories – Ability to add categories and display them using a Shortcode. cat=catname
  • Widgets – The forum plugin allows for widget integration that can sort and display hottest questions, most viewed, most recent answers and more. View Image
  • User Posting Meter – Ability to add the user’s profile of the number of posted questions and answers that the user has contributed displayed beside their user name. View Image
  • Show/Hide Views – Administrator can choose to hide or show the number of views that a topic has via the Questions and Answers plugin settings. View Image
  • Moderation- Administrators can define a list of users who are exempt and can post without any moderation. View Image
  • Multisite – Supports multisite.
  • Gravatar – Ability to display a Gravatar near the user’s name and in the user’s profile.
  • Order Answers – Shows and sorts all answers in ascending or descending order.
  • Attachment – Accepts file attachments when posting a question. Limits for file types and sizes.
  • Localization Support – Frontend (user side) is localized.
  • View Count Control – Controls how a view count is tabulated (by view or by session).
  • Public User Profile – Automatically generates a public profile page containing all the questions and answers a user has posted, with a link to their social media profile. View Image
  • Gratitude Message – Does not include our Gratitude Message in the footer.
  • Tags – In this forum plugin tags are fully supported. Administrators can control the appearance of tags with an available Tags widget.
  • Sticky Questions – Supports sticky questions with an administrator defined background color.
  • Code Snippets in Posts – Support for code snippets and custom background color.
  • Homepage – Supports options to define CM Answers as the Site or Blog homepage
  • Permalink – Customizable CM Answers permalink.
  • Disclaimer – Added Disclaimer support for first time users.
  • Social Share – Includes a social share widget in the question page.
  • User Badges – Assign badges to all users and unique badges to specific users.
  • Reassign Content – Use the Q and A plugin to reassign all forum content (questions, answers and comments) from one user to another one.
  • Ultimate Member Integration – Supports adding a custom CMA tab for Ultimate Member user profile.
  • CM Expert Directory Integration – Associate user profiles to expert profiles from CM Expert Directory and synchronize categories
  • GamiPress Integration – Allows to reward users for different actions on your forum.
  • ChatGPT support to automatically answer questions on selected categories

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