Especially here on question2answer.org I have lost several big texts by accidentally navigating away :-(
This plugin is the "text saver" ;-) Get it for free at github.com or at q2apro.com
Question2Answer Plugin: Warn On Leave
This is a plugin for Question2Answer that warns the user after he entered text in textarea or CKEditor and is leaving the page.
Install Question2Answer if you haven't already.
Get the source code for this plugin directly from github or from the q2apro plugin page.
Extract the files.
Optional: Change language strings in file
Upload the files to a subfolder called
q2apro-warn-on-leave inside the
qa-plugin folder of your Q2A installation.
Navigate to your site, go to Admin -> Plugins. Check if the plugin "Warn On Leave" is listed.
The plugin should work now. Enter some text in a question, answer or comment field and try to navigate away.
This is beta code. It is probably okay for production environments, but may not work exactly as expected. You bear the risk. Refunds will not be given!
This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.
All code herein is OpenSource. Feel free to build upon it and share with the world.
Question2Answer is a free and open source PHP software for Q&A sites.
If you use the plugin:
Consider joining the Question2Answer forum, answer some questions or write your own plugin!
You can use the code of this plugin to learn more about q2a-plugins. It is commented code.
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All the best,