Finding decent Forum plugins can be a daunting task. Sifting through masses of sites, reviews, whitepapers and technical documentation to figure out if you’ve finally found “The One” – only to discover that it’s not been updated in months (or years), is unsupported, or has rubbish reviews.
In order to at least try and alleviate some of your pain; WP Updoot has created this handy, up-to-date list of relevant plugins – sorted by rating…
Smart bbPress nVerify – Plugin for WordPress and Envato Market
This plugin is created for all authors selling products through Envato Marketplaces and using WordPress with bbPress plugin to provide support for customers. Using Smart bbPress nVerify, you can set up forums protection so that users are required to enter valid purchase code for your Envato products. You can assign one or more products to individual bbPress forums.
Plugin requires use of WordPress version 4.5 or newer and bbPress plugin version 2.5 or newer.
Plugin stores purchase codes users enter, so each code needs to be entered only once, and later visits to support forum will automatically verify that code exists. This way, verification process is not intrusive on your customers and
Rating: 4.88 / 5 (from 34 reviews) Updated: 22 March 2021 (71 days before this article was published)
Sabai Discuss is a premium questions and answers plugin for WordPress. The plugin features the ability for users to ask and answer questions similar to Stack Overflow or Yahoo Answers.
Sabai Discuss is an ideal tool not only for building a community driven question-and-answer website but also for building a discussion forum, a knowledge base, or even a helpdesk portal for WordPress.
Fully responsive and flat design
Search questions and answers by keywords and category with user friendly auto-suggestion features
Filter questions and answers by custom fields
Create search and filter forms with visual form editor
Post questions and answers from the frontend
Post comments to both questions and answers
Rating: 4.43 / 5 (from 287 reviews) Updated: 15 November 2020 (198 days before this article was published)
DW Question & Answer Pro is an all-time favorite question & answer plugin for WordPress. Your WordPress site will have a full-featured question & answer section like StackOverflow, Quora or Yahoo Answers.
With the DW Question & Answer Pro, we provide you with many new features as well as special support priority for our customers. Here are some of the highlights to show why DW Question & Answer Pro plugin should be a strong contender compared with other existing plugins in this category.
What Our Customer Says
With over 2 years of development, DW Question & Answer lite has been serving 10,000+ websites all over the world. We are happy to have many up votes and happy customers, he
Rating: 3.98 / 5 (from 66 reviews) Updated: 22 April 2021 (40 days before this article was published)
Add a discussion forum to your website the easy way!
“Forym” (formerly WP Pro Forum system) allows you to add a clean and user-friendly discussion forum to your website. It has many powerful features to create a professional-looking forum/helpdesk/Q&A with ease!
Forym is designed to work on the frontend of your website but admins are able to manage all forums, topics, replies, categories, tags, and templates from the admin area as well. This allows them to create topics, replies, and templates using popular WordPress page builders!
Topics, Replies, Comments and Templates.
Drag&Drop file uploader.
Role Manager for Moderators
Require specific role to read and/or post in selected categories
Quote and @
Rating: 3.23 / 5 (from 26 reviews) Updated: 15 January 2021 (137 days before this article was published)
Drop Uploader for BBPress – Drag&Drop File Uploader Addon
BBPress plugin support
File Type Validation
File Size Validation
Limit the number of uploaded files
File Browse and Drag&Drop Methods Supported
Thumbnail and List files preview
v1.3 – 20 March 2019
Added ability to show attached files as thumbnails
v1.2 – 24 December 2017
Added Russian translation
v1.1 – 11 O
Rating: 0 / 5 (from 2 reviews) Updated: 20 March 2019 (804 days before this article was published)
Give Me Answer is a premium questions and answers plugin for WordPress. The plugin features the ability for users to ask and answer questions similar to Stack Overflow or Yahoo Answers.
Give Me Answer is an ideal tool not only for building a community driven question-and-answer website but also for building a discussion forum, a knowledge base, or even a helpdesk portal for WordPress.
RTL language support
Fully Q&A Schema support
Works with any theme
Code syntax highlighting
User profile pages
User reputation system
Email notification templates
Multiple widgets (
Rating: 0 / 5 (from 2 reviews) Updated: 3 August 2019 (668 days before this article was published)
You are Envato Author and you want to optimize item support process? One of the most popular solutions for user support is creating support forum. With support forum, your buyers can find answers to their questions, before they ask you again if similar issue already was published on the forum. But you probably want to restrict access to your forum for users, who didn’t purchase your item or users, which support has already expired. This plugin allows you to do this.
With BBPress Envato Code Checker you can set permission for each kind of users depends on their purchase status on a certain item. Check video preview to see, how it works, and if you have some questions about it – feel free to ask me in comments.
4 User Roles
Rating: 0 / 5 Updated: 11 July 2019 (691 days before this article was published)
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