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I will be setting aside some time in a few weeks to work on Q2A some more. The few changes I already made will be part of 1.7 (instead of 1.6.4) as there is a change in the mimimum PHP version requirement (now 5.1.6).

So as with previous threads, please post the top features you wish to see in Question2Answer!

I do have a few ideas already planned, so there is no need to suggest these, unless you have a particular comment on them:

  • Switch to mysqli (already done).
  • Speed up loading of questions with many answers/comments.
  • Upgrade to latest CKeditor (v4.3).
  • Make default theme responsive (I believe Jatin will be working on this).
  • More flexible custom HTML areas (e.g. something similar to my Widget Anywhere plugin).

Thanks in advance for the feedback!

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I want QandA to be avaivable for godaddy shared hosting.
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To complete the list:
8. Feature Request: META description for custom pages http://www.question2answer.org/qa/35237/feature-request-meta-description-for-custom-pages
9. Make "Delete" Post procedure clear to all users - using the tooltip http://www.question2answer.org/qa/35259/make-delete-post-procedure-clear-all-users-using-the-tooltip
10. Implement the open source plugin on-site-notifications http://www.question2answer.org/qa/33712/free-plugin-notifications-facebook-stackoverflow-testing
11. Adding a date field to qa_uservotes http://www.question2answer.org/qa/35295/adding-a-date-field-to-qa_uservotes
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@Juli Fier

Did you mean provided by GoDaddy or just usable period.  I am using GD as my hosting provider and it works great.
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# little contribution. I have been searching for the language php files that contain the language but couldn't find them.
# The script is hardest and badest writing to understand. I was wondering if I can use this script for other purpose other than question and answers. I wanted to use it  for classified Ads site. just to change the languages. Any help on this?
# Also recent topic is not a good ideal for someone who has opposite categories.
Example Like math category, english category,  physics category.
And someone who is only interested in math category the home will be mess. As he will be seeing threads on recent topic that does not warrant the attention and it might it might not be topic he really don't want to see.  There for while not including subscribe to categories that should be on recent topic.
I have seen a forum that has this on user profile to select and mark from with check box.
This subscribe category will be on recent topic.
# again a more mobile friendly and easy rich test editor area, as it is currently its not good.
Invite web crawling that scan user email address book and send friend request. Hey your friend is on xxx.com you might want to try it out. Just like linkedin.
# Statistics for total guest and user currently online and their current location. Total number of user visit for each day in a data base static view in form of calendar,  mention of user id. And there user will get notifications that his name has been mention.
# sticky. Sticky of topics
# announcement, admin global and category announcement
# 'New' in hyperlink at the end on each topic to take you down to the new post of the topic since you last visited the topic.
# Simple image attach.

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You are doing great job really!! Faboules, Awsome !!! Thank you all for your great work!

My suggestions:

  • An option to implant wordpress categoreis and pages toolbars inside the q2a template or core.
  • An option to link the logo of site to another site (base site, wordpress site)
  • More places to put the AdSense Ads, for example side-by-side to the logo.

Thank you

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Logo: this is very easily changed in a theme.
Ads: I do plan to implement an easier module/widget system (in 1.8 not 1.7) so maybe this will be easier.
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Question2answer is already perfect but when you can make these it would be more perfect.

- Members online now

- Followers / Following

- Last activity
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Ability to add a member in admin panel for admin
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Can you add more detail? Do you mean allowing another user to access the admin panel? Because you can do that already, by setting them as "Administrator" (or "Moderator" for some actions like approval).
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Thank you all for your great work!

My suggestions:

  • Ability for admin write on closed wall
  • Ability for admin send private message to users with closed private messages
  • don`t send email to blocked users
  • allow blocked users use feedback form
  • Ability for admin edit post before approve ( maybe add button "Save and approve" )
  • Why session cookie is not httponly ?
     
    ( maybe as option in admin panel )
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please update your answer with these points . That will be better
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Ability for admin edit post before approve ( maybe add button "Save and approve" )
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Why session cookie is not httponly ?
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For the feature to "edit before approve" there is a plugin, you can use that. See in the link below.
http://www.question2answer.org/qa/27756
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Please add .htaccess protection to admin directory

That will give us extra security and second password to protect bulk action

Thanks
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There is no "admin directory" in Q2A. All URLs are rewritten with htaccess to go through the index.php page.

If you have full server access it is possible to limit access to certain URLs via IP etc.
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Adding new registered members on All Activity Page...

Set permission to new user NO EDIT to their profile page including their wall until they hit a certain point?
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Ability to add php code in plugin and widget (right now we can add html)
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I assume you mean putting PHP code in the boxes in admin? PHP code is best kept to plugins (that you write yourself) and not inputting code there. Mainly it's too big of a security risk.
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Ask question form the category drop down starts with a blank title...

Please put some text over there lik PLease Choose a Category

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0)Private messages page and notifications about of them

1)Possibility to ask a person,

2) on site notifications

 

Thank you so much!
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In admin panel, at page creation,

please add to NOT LOGGED IN option to visible for drop down list....

That will help us if we only want to show something to attrack people register or log in and so on...

 

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I know q2a 1.7 is almost at the verge of completion and it won't be easy to go for a new feature request. But this feature won't be that big.
Can you implement the last seen field in users profile. Which would tell the time, since when the user hasn't logged in.
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nice... :) thumbs up...
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Functionality improvement on category list on the side bar or category list page....

There should be an arrow before or after category name if that category has subcategories and if user click on that arrow the page slides down and open subcategory list under that category without reloading the page....

This would be a very nice addition to category browsing without loading the category and giving user option to go straight to subcat with one click

Thanks
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