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FAQ Builder


The FAQ Builder for WordPress plugin is an easy way to manage a Frequently Asked Questions page on your blog. FAQ Builder for WordPress allows you to receive questions from your readers, and to manage and display them with answers too

FAQs made with FAQ Builder for WordPress include the original question from your reader, and an answer provided by you; all in a nicely formatted page. When you exceed one page (set for 20 questions), we begin paginating for you, so your pages don’t get too long. The plugin includes an admin tab that allows you to approve of questions before they appear live on the site, and to add your own answers. You can also edit and delete FAQs.

FAQ Builder for WordPress is a great way to increase the SEO value of your site, and to get your readers to submit questions in an easy-to-manage format.

The FAQ Builder for WordPress plugin was created by Square Compass, Inc.
Contributors: Cary Snowden and Jesse Patterson.

Thank You WordPress

We are thrilled to present this plugin for WordPress


These installation instructions for FAQ Builder assume that you are already somewhat familiar with the operation of WordPress. If you are not familiar with WordPress then we suggest taking a look at Pay particular attention to the following topics: Login, Write A Page, and Manage Posts and Pages sections (The videos can take a minute to load, but they’re worth it the wait if you are new to WordPress.).

Follow the steps below to install FAQ Builder:

  1. Backup your database.
  2. Download FAQ Builder from and unzip it.
  3. Unzipping the downloaded file should produce a folder called faq-builder (if not, try downloading the files again). Upload the that folder and its contents to your wp-content/plugins directory inside of your WordPress install.
  4. Login to your WordPress admin section and click on the Plugins tab. At this point you should be seeing a list of your plugins. Find FAQ Builder in your list and activate it by clicking the Activate link.
  5. Now that your Plugin is active click on the “FAQ Builder” tab in the bottom left of your admin screen, then select “Categories”. Edit the “General” category if you desire by clicking the “edit” link, then add new categories by clicking the “Add New Category” link. You need at least one category at all times for your users to be able to ask their questions.
  6. Next, if desired, click back on the “FAQ Builder” tab and add any of your own questions that you wish (see for help/documentation)
  7. Next, place the following text in one of your pages or posts to display your FAQ page with the search form: [faq_build_page].
  8. Next, place the following text in one of your pages or posts to display your FAQ ‘Ask’ form : [faq_build_ask].
  9. Manage submissions to by clicking on the “FAQ Builder” tab.

Note: we suggest that you always use the most up-to-date version of WordPress with FAQ Builder


The best way to upgrade is to use the ‘Upgrade Now’ button on your plugins page (if your hosting situation is set up to handle that), or by following these steps:

  1. Backup your database.
  2. Deactivate FAQ Builder.
  3. Delete the old version of FAQ Builder from your plugins directory (typically wp-content/plugins) via ftp.
  4. Download the new version of the FAQ BUilder from and unzip it (Unzipping the downloaded zip file should produce a folder named faq-builder), and upload it to your plugins directory.
  5. Reactivate FAQ Builder.
  6. Refer to for more help


Where can I find more detailed instructions on how to use this plugin?

Visit our documentation page at .


Doesn’t work anymore

Support Site is down. I wanted such lightware plugin but it doesn’t work properly.

failures on submission forms and I can’t drop the answer to FAQ list ;o(

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