Advanced FAQ Manager

Description

Advanced FAQ Manager allows you to easily create and manage frequently asked questions (FAQs) in your WordPress pages.

Using this FAQ plugin,

  • Show any number of FAQs based on category grouping
  • Display FAQs in accordion style and in sync with your theme’s stylings.
  • Add FAQ Post (in the FAQ plugin behaves like a Category) and add the each questions & answers as a content within the same, there by making it easy manage a set/category of FAQs
  • Bring more detail to FAQs by adding images to the content/answers.
  • Customise your FAQs using Advanced FAQ Manager with options to change the text and background colour of the FAQ title and content, and choose to display them in colors that suit your WordPress website.
  • Edit/remove individual FAQs from a set easily if you find them unnecessary.
  • Display the last updated date of the FAQs on top, so that the viewer could know that you have the latest updates for them.

With Advanced FAQ Manager Plugin, all you need to do is create a new FAQ category/set, add in the list of frequently asked questions as the content. Copy the displayed short-code of the post, and paste it in your web page wherever necessary.

Advanced FAQ – Key Features

  • Easy category wise FAQ Management – Display & manage all FAQ with in a set in one place, makes it easy to add/edit/delete the FAQs without further thought.
  • Single Click to Publish a set/Category of FAQs – Easy-n-simple to publish a set of FAQs in on click, as adding of a group name and faq list happens in a single page.
  • Add Multiple Images to FAQ content – Display images in the FAQs using the Insert Image button to give more detail to the answers.
  • Display FAQs in Accordion Style – The accordion/toggle display style ensures the viewers with easy navigation through FAQ list.
  • Change the behaviour of FAQ Accordions – Choose to close or open the first FAQ, and also choose to keep multiple accordions open at a time.
  • Style the FAQ Text and Background Colors – Choose custom colors for the text and background of the FAQ title and content from general settings, and match them to the colors of your theme.
  • Override Global Style Settings for Individual FAQ – Choose custom colors for text and background of FAQ title & content of a specific set of FAQs using the overriding option provided inside each set of FAQ group.
  • Social Sharing of the FAQs – Display/hide social media buttons for FAQs so that the viewers can easily share them through social medias like Facebook/LinkedIn/Twitter/Email. You can also display a custom title text for the share.
  • Last Updated Date of the FAQ Group – Choose to display/hide the last updated date of the FAQs based on your viewer interest.
  • Showcase FAQ in Widget Area – Copy Paste the short-code to the Text widget in Widget section to display the particular FAQ set.

The accordion style of the FAQs easily lets the viewers switch through each FAQ one-by-one. Even though accordion style uses minimal space, Using the “multiple FAQ accordions open” option, your user will have option to keep any number of accordions open there by giving you the flexiblity.

When loading the FAQ page, you can even decide to keep all FAQ accordions in the set closed, or keep the accordion open only for the first FAQ in the set, using the Advanced FAQ Manager Plugin. Again you will have the flexibility to decide on how an accordion should behave using the Advanced FAQ Manager Plugin.

The Advanced FAQ Manager also lets you display FAQs in specific colour theme by overriding the general settings for each individual FAQ sets. FAQ plugin also provides the option for viewers to share the FAQs to social media (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Email – you can choose whichever to display).

Import/Export of FAQs made easy. If you need to include FAQs from another WordPress account or export FAQs to them, you can use the default WordPress Import/Export option included in the plugin settings of this WordPress FAQ Plugin.

Screenshots

  • Advanced FAQ Manager
  • Add Image to FAQ Description
  • Keep Multiple FAQ tabs open for easy navigation.
  • Global & Individual style configuration
  • Add FAQs in Widget Area
  • Add FAQ, Dashboard > FAQ > Add New
  • Configure FAQ Global Settings. Dashboard > FAQ > Settings
  • Adding FAQ & Copy Short code

Installation

Minimum Requirements

  • WordPress 4.9 or greater
  • PHP version 5.6 or greater (PHP 7.2 or greater is recommended)
  • MySQL version 5.0 or greater (MySQL 5.6 or greater is recommended)

Automatic installation

  1. Log in to your WordPress dashboard.
  2. Navigate to the Plugins menu, and click “Add New”.
  3. Search and locate ‘Advanced FAQ Manager’ plugin.
  4. Click ‘Install Now’, and WordPress will take it from there.

Manual installation

Manual installation method requires downloading the ‘Advanced FAQ Manager’ plugin and uploading it to your web server via your FTP application. The WordPress codex contains instructions on how to do this here.

FAQ

How can I create and manage FAQs?

Go to FAQs → Add New button and will create a new FAQ category for the FAQs.To manage, you can FAQ → Edit the FAQ.

How do I get to show the FAQs on my page?

While an FAQ is added, a short-code is automatically generated for the FAQ set. Go to WordPress page you need the FAQ to be displayed, edit and add this short-code into the description area of the page. FAQ will now be displayed in the page.

How can I customise the text colour and background colour of my FAQs?

The plugin provides a feature: Class for modifying the styling properties of the fields.

  1. Go to Dashboard → FAQs → Settings
  2. From the Display settings section, set the title text colour, background colour, content text colour and background colour
  3. Once the necessary changes are made, click on the “Save changes” button to confirm the changes
Is FAQ Plugin for WordPress responsive?

FAQ Plugin is completely responsive

Is it possible to add FAQs as Widgets?

Yes, you can add FAQs as widgets. To configure FAQs as widgets,

  1. Go to Dashboard → Appearance → Widgets
  2. Choose the “Text” widget. Drag and place the Widget in the sidebar
  3. Copy paste the short-code of the required FAQ set to the content area of the text widget
  4. Click on the Save button

FAQs from the respective short-code will now be displayed in the sidebar.

Can I edit my FAQs later?

Yes, it is possible. To edit the FAQ please follow the below steps,

  1. Go to Dashboard → FAQs → All FAQ
  2. Choose the FAQ that needs to be edited. Click on the edit button to edit FAQ accordingly
  3. Save the Changes
Is it possible to give custom colours to text and background of a particular set of FAQs?

Yes, it’s possible.

  1. Navigate to the FAQ that needs custom colour to be set
  2. Enable “Override General Settings”
  3. You will be provided with the option to set the colour for the text and background to that particular set of FAQs
  4. Save to confirm changes
How many questions can I add in one page?

You can add as many FAQs you need. There is no limit defined.

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Contributors & Developers

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Changelog

1.0.6

  • Settings checkbox display issue fixed.
  • Admin UI improvements.

1.0.5

  • Fix for the issue of not accepting special characters in Social share title.
  • Fix for the display style issue with faq list in widget area when flatsome theme activated.
  • UI improvements.

1.0.4

  • UI improvements
  • Added demo video in readme

1.0.3

  • Added option to displaying Multiple FAQs using a single short code.
  • Added option to set border-radius for FAQ accordions.
  • Fix for accordion issue in flatsome theme quick-view.
  • Fix for the missing FAQ content, when saving the FAQ set after clearing the FAQ title.
  • UI improvements in Admin settings area & add new FAQ section.
  • Improved Theme compatibility.

1.0.2

  • WooCommerce compatible version updated.

1.0.1

  • WooCommerce version 3.6.1 compatibility added.

1.0.0

  • First Release
  • Add/Edit FAQ
  • Style FAQ Display Colors
  • Social Media share for FAQ set
  • Add Multiple Image to FAQ Description