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Creates exams and quizzes with unlimited number of questions and answers. Assigns grade after the quiz is taken. Moible / touch - friendly.

Changes in 2.5.7

  • Option to reoder the questions. Of course this takes effect only when you have not chosen "Randomize questions" in the quiz settings.
  • Removed the hardcoded text "your answers are shown below" and the setting "display answers at the end of the quiz". Instead of this use the variable %%ANSWERS%% which gives far more flexibility.
  • Added option to not store takings in the database. Will be useful to save DB space when you have a quiz whose resutls you don't need to know.
  • Added two new variables - %%AVG-POINTS%% and %%BETTER-THAN%% to compare your results to others who completed the quiz
  • Added option to enable previous button
  • Added option to automatically publish the quiz in a post at the time of saving
  • Added question numbers + option to not display them (old quizzes default to it for consistency with the previous behavior)

Changes in 2.5

  • Added optional answer explanation / feedback that can be shown along with the correct answers on the quiz
  • Added filter / search on the "view results" page
  • Added feature to andomize the answers to the questions. Works together or independent from the question randomization.
  • Added compatibility with WP QuickLaTeX
  • You can now be notified by email when someone takes a quiz
  • Made the quiz more user-friendly by auto-generating a demo quiz for the new users
  • Improvements to open end quesitons: now any special characters are handled and matching is case INSENSITIVE
  • Moved the grades management out of the main quiz form for better user interface, data integrity and rich text editor for the grade descriptions
  • Added "grade" filter in the "View results" page
  • Added option to pull number of random questions from the quiz
  • Fixed number of wpautop() issues. Now the filter is applied manually only where it's needed
  • Fixed bug with calculating points on open-end question (the bug was caused by the latest "randomize answers" feature)

Changes in 2.4

  • Quizzes can now require user login. Depending on whether "Anyone can register" is selected in your main settings page, a register link will also be shown when non-logged in user tries to access such quiz
  • You can now use "the_content" filter instead of "watu_content" to handle nasty problems with plugins like qTranslate. It's not recommended to use this setting unless you have experienced such problems.
  • The full details of the user answers are now recorded and can be seen via popup in the list of results page
  • Added uninstall script and changed the settings regarding deleting data. Now you have to double confirm deleting your exam. This is to avoid accidential data loss.
  • Removed wpframe and other obsolete code
  • Made small change to the display of radio and checkbox questions to allow easier formatting on one line with CSS
  • Fixed for compatibility with 3.8
  • Quiz description, if entered, shows up on top of the quiz
  • Option to delete single taking and delete all submitted data on a quiz
  • Changed current_user_can('administrator') to current_user_can('manage_options') so you can allow a non-administrator role to use the quizzes
  • Open-end questions can also have answers and be matched to them
  • Replaced wpautop in favor of nl2br to avoid adding

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p> tags in unexpected places like hidden fields - Did some small styling adjustments - Fixed the %%MAX_POINTS%% calculation to take into account the quesiton type

Changes in 2.3

  • Export quiz results as CSV file (semicolon delimited)
  • The exam shortcode is now easier to copy
  • Animate back to top when submitting exam, and when clicking "next" after long question. This prevents confusion when user has to see the next screen.
  • Fixed bug with "Question X of Y total" showing even for single-page quizzes
  • Each exam / quiz has its own setting about how the answers will be shown
  • As many themes started showing the choices under radio buttons or checkboxes, added explicit CSS to keep them on the same line
  • Fixed new bug with missing answers when adding question
  • Fixed bug with skipping "0" answers
  • Changed %%TOTAL%% to %%MAX-POINTS%% for clarify and consistency. The old tag will keep working.
  • Further code improvements
  • Tested in multisite
  • Fixed "headers already sent" message caused by premature update statement

Changes in 2.2

  • Replaced 'the_content' filter with custom filter to avoid issues with membership plugins
  • Cleanup the root folder from show_exam.php
  • Another method added to the API, see the new docs
  • The answers field changed to TEXT so you can now add long choices/answers to the questions
  • Fixed bug in the list of taken exams
  • Fixed issues with correct/wrong answer calculation
  • Added %%CORRECT%% answers variable to display number of correct answers
  • Watu scripts and CSS are now loaded only when you have exams on the page avoiding unnecessary page overload
  • Other code fixes and improvements

Changes in 2.1

  • Displaying "Question X of Y" so the user knows where they are
  • Fixing incompatibility with Paid Membership PRO
  • Shortcodes on the final screen
  • Starting API (Not yet documented)
  • Code fixes and improvements

Changes in 2.0

  • Required questions (optional)
  • A list of users who took an exam along with their results
  • Localization of the strings in the javascript
  • More flexible function to add new DB fields on update
  • Code fixes and improvements

Changes in 1.9

  • Grade title and description are now separated
  • Shortcodes will be executed in questions and final screen
  • Code fixes and improvements
  • Localization issues fixed

Changes in 1.8

  • the exam title links to the post with this exam if exam is already published
  • "show all questions on single page" is now configurable for every exam
  • Improving code continued (more to come)

Changes in 1.7

  • You can now randomize the questions in a quiz
  • Fixed issues with the DB tables during upgrade
  • Removed more obsolete code, fixed code issues. More on this to come.

Changes in 1.6

  • Removed obsolete rich text editor and replaced with wp_editor call
  • Added "Essay" (open-end) question
  • Resolved possible Javascript conflicts
  • Internationalization ready - find the .pot file in langs/ folder

Requires: 3.3 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.1.1
Last Updated: 2015-4-2
Active Installs: 3,000+

Ratings

4.6 out of 5 stars

Support

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