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What is SabaiDiscuss?

SabaiDiscuss is a premium questions and answers plugin for WordPress. The plugin features the ability for users to ask and answer questions similar to Stack Overflow or Yahoo Answers.

SabaiDiscuss is an ideal tool not only for building a community driven question-and-answer website but also for building a discussion forum, a knowledge base, or even a helpdesk portal for WordPress.

Features

  • Post questions and answers from the frontend
  • Post comments to both questions and answers
  • Post and edit comments inline
  • Tag questions with auto-suggest
  • Hiearchical categories
  • File attachments to questions and answers
  • Vote for questions/answers/comments both up and down
  • Close/reopen questions
  • Featured questions
  • Flagging questions/answers/comments with automatic spam moderation
  • Favorite questions and answers
  • Accept answers
  • User profile pages
  • User reputation system
  • Custom fields with visual form editor (13 field types: Choice, Date, HTML, Markdown Text, Number, ON/OFF, Paragraph Text, Single Line Text, CAPTCHA, User, Section Break, File Upload, Image Upload)
  • Role/Reputation based permission system with over 40 permissions to configure
  • Restrict access to members of selected roles
  • Allow guest users to post questions/answers as well as accepting answers posted to their questions
  • Install multiple instances of SabaiDiscuss (by just copying 1 file and a few clicks!)
  • PHP Markdown editor for posting questions/answers and editng tag descriptions with live preview
  • Filters user HTML using HTMLPurifier for additional security
  • Code syntax highlighting using Google Prettify
  • Search questions and answers
  • 9 WordPress widgets included
  • Template files your theme can override to customize display
  • 10 email notification templates
  • Works with any theme
  • Appropriate use of Ajax to improve page responsiveness
  • Fully translatable
  • RTL language support
  • Automatic updater (no FTP required to update the plugin)
  • Integration with the Cubepoints plugin

Recommendations

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Changelog

v1.2.31 – 31 May 2014

  • Bug Fixed: Some access control issues with WordPress Multisite
  • Improved: Output the correct canonical URL even without any SEO plugins installed

v1.2.30 – 26 April 2014

  • Added: Support for WordPress 3.9
  • Bug Fixed: Fixed some phrases not being able to translate

v1.2.29 – 12 March 2014

  • Bug Fixed: Some field values not being saved on certain occasions

v1.2.28 – 13 February 2014

  • Bug Fixed: Fatal error on opening single category/tag pages
  • Bug Fixed: Options for the Choice type field could not be edited with Firefox
  • Bug Fixed: Some phrases not translatable after installation

v1.2.27 – 1 February 2014

  • Added: Option to always process shortcodes in user posted content (Settings -> Sabai -> WordPress)
  • Bug Fixed: Form editor not displaying all fields when too many exiting fields
  • Bug Fixed: Custom field prefix/suffix text strings not being displayed
  • Bug Fixed: Check for manage_sabai/manage_sabai_content capabilities not working properly on certain circumstances
  • Bug Fixed: Custom widget template file still being read from old custom template directory (changed to wp-content/sabai/assets/templates)

v1.2.26 – 21 January 2014

  • Bug Fixed: Fields not being able to move/delete in form editor from 1.2.25

v1.2.25 – 16 January 2014

  • Added: Options to set default/custom link title to Link type field
  • Improved: Replaced file upload javascript library with a new jQuery file upload plugin
  • Improved: Namespaced all javascript files
  • Improved: Custom template directory moved to wp-content/sabai/assets to prevent file loss on theme update
  • Improved: Fix uploaded image orientation using exif data if available
  • Improved: Use WP image editor class instead of 3rd party library to generate thumbnails
  • Improved: Automatically prepend http:// to user submitted URLs
  • Improved: Properly remove cache data during uninstallation
  • Improved: Automatically add class names to body tag on single question pages
  • Bug Fixed: Form editor not displaying field descriptions
  • Bug Fixed: Display issues with user profile popup box
  • Bug Fixed: Fatal error on saving permissions by reputation points

v1.2.24 – 19 October 2013

  • Bug Fixed: Category sorting not working in the backend
  • Added: Options to change various button colors

v1.2.22 – 8 October 2013

  • Bug Fixed: Invalid redirection URL after login when posting answers
  • Bug Fixed: Some PHP notice level errors
  • Bug Fixed: Trashed posts being displayed in autocomplete dropdown fields
  • Bug Fixed: Character validation rules not working for custom Paragraph Text fields
  • Improved: Do not display fields if values are empty

v1.2.21 – 2 October 2013

  • Bug Fixed: Warning error when creating a Choice custom field without any option

v1.2.19/v1.2.20 – 27-28 September 2013

  • Bug Fixed: Several issues with user sessions and permissions
  • Bug Fixed: Autocomplete fields not working in the backend when using SSL
  • Bug Fixed:d Some compatibility issues with the WP Seo plugin
  • Bug Fixed: Author disappearing in form when editing content from the backend
  • Bug Fixed: Search form not submitting on certain occasions
  • Improved: Allow cloned add-ons to have their own custom template directories

v1.2.18 – 13 September 2013

  • Bug Fixed: Link titles of Link type fields not being displayed when more than one field
  • Bug Fixed: Captcha field image not being displayed in 1.2.17
  • Added: New capabilities manage_sabai and manage_sabai_content to allow non-administrator users to access plugin backend
  • Added: New php constant SABAI_WORDPRESS_PAGE_PARAM to allow modifying the page request parameter “p” to avoid conflict with other plugins

v1.2.17 – 7 September 2013

  • Bug Fixed: Field settings being reset when re-using existing fields
  • Improved: Prevent CAPTCHA images from being cached
  • Updated: HTMLPurifier library to the latest version
  • Updated: jQuery autosize plugin library to the latest version

v1.2.16 – 1 September 2013

  • Bug Fixed: Added more missing language phrases
  • Bug Fixed: Links created by the Link type field always opening in the same window
  • Bug Fixed: Invalid token error on multi-step forms
  • Bug Fixed: Unable to override the wordpress_widget.html.php template file
  • Added: Option to disable caching widget content
  • Added: Option to add rel=”nofollow” to links created by the Link type field
  • Added: New widget: Related Questions
  • Added: Option to display questions in Featured/Unanswered Questions widgets in random order
  • Improved: Use WP transient by default instead of PHP sessions

v1.2.15 – 23 August 2013

  • Bug Fixed: Several issues displaying shortcode content
  • Bug Fixed: Fatal error when entering invalid URL in URL form fields
  • Bug Fixed: Date field type displaying time even when time selection field is disabled
  • Bug Fixed: Fatal error when calling Entity_RenderField helper method to display custom fields
  • Added: More missing phrases in language file

v1.2.14 – 19 August 2013

  • Bug Fixed: More fix for “Redo search when map moved” feature
  • Bug Fixed: Lead added notification email not being sent to listing owners on certain occasions
  • Bug Fixed: Links to reviews in widget not working correctly on certain occasions
  • Bug Fixed: Answers section disappearing when using custom single listing slug
  • Added: Option to cluster map markers
  • Added: Option to hide directory dashboard shortcut link in WP tool bar

v1.2.13 – 12 August 2013

  • Bug Fixed: Some error messages not appearing in the backend when adding content
  • Bug Fixed: Unable to activate plugin when IP address is configured for PHP session.save_path setting
  • Bug Fixed: Custom fields could not be added more than 10 fields even when set as unlimited
  • Bug Fixed: Embed videos not working with video URLs starting from //
  • Bug Fixed: HTML target attributes were always stripped off
  • Bug Fixed: Strange numbers appearing when activated on servers running Squid
  • Bug Fixed: Custom fields not appearing on certain occasions
  • Bug Fixed: Typos in language file
  • Improved: Nofollow HTML rel attributes are added to all outgoing links
  • Improved: CSS compatibility with themes
  • Improved: No more IDs in question URLs
  • Added: Check if session path is valid and writeable during activation when debug mode enabled
  • Added: Helper function to easily render custom fields
  • Added: WP3.6 support

v1.2.12 – 18 July 2013

  • Bug Fixed: Added more missing langauge phrases
  • Bug Fixed: Icons not being displayed with some themes
  • Bug Fixed: Javascript libraries not being loaded on certain occasions when shortcodes are used
  • Added: “Link” field type
  • Added: Option to show/hide login link to guest users on comments

v1.2.11 – 9 July 2013

  • Bug Fixed: Incorrect textdomain for some language phrases
  • Bug Fixed: Canonical URL containing ID instead of slug
  • Bug Fixed: Plugin activation error when connecting with mysql through sockets
  • Added: Check if session path is valid and writeable during activation

v1.2.10 – 29 June 2013

  • Bug Fixed: More theme CSS compatibility issues
  • Bug Fixed: Fatal error on form editor page if language is RTL
  • Bug Fixed: Value of CAPTCHA field not being cleared when form submit failed
  • Added: Show existing fields in form editor to allow reusing custom fields
  • Added: Allow manual edit of meta title/description fields
  • Added: Option to disable caching permissions in session
  • Added: Show debug messages for all users if WP_DEBUG enabled
  • Added: Added option to send notifications to guest authors
  • Added: Allow shortcodes in category/tag descriptions
  • Updated: FnotAwesome font icons

v1.2.9 – 6 June 2013

  • Bug Fixed: Properly check if user registration is enabled on WP Multisite
  • Bug Fixed: Fatal error on displaying anonymous user content
  • Added: Options to disable (hide) tag/category form fields (Questions -> Manage Fields)

v1.2.8 – 4 June 2013

  • Bug Fixed: Typo in Comments add-on
  • Bug Fixed: Squashed some PHP notice errors
  • Bug Fixed: Slugs being filtered multiple times
  • Improved: Better compatibility with multi-language plugins like WPML and CodeStyling Localization
  • Added: Constant SABAI_SYSTEM_DISABLE_PERMISSIONS_IN_SESSIONS to disable storing permissions in session
  • Added: Constant SABAI_FIX_URI_TOO_LONG to always send Ajax link request as POST instead of GET
  • IMPORTANT CHANGE: Template file extension has been changed from .html to .html.php. If you have custom tempalte files from the older versions, you will need to change the file extension accordingly.

v1.2.7 – 24 May 2013

  • Added: Setting to change the minimum length of each search keyword
  • Bug Fixed: Access control settings disappearing on certain occasions
  • Bug Fixed: Font files not being loaded on Firefox when font files hosted on CDN
  • Bug Fixed: Pages redirecting to https://xxx instead of http://xxx on after form submit on certain occasions
  • Improved: CSS compatibility with some themes
  • Improved: Search form sending out placeholder values as actual form values when some kind of HTML5 hack is in place
  • Updated: Bootstrap javascript library to the latest version

v1.2.6 – 20 May 2013

  • Added: Added [sabai-discuss] and [sabai-discuss-questions] shortcodes
  • Added: .htaccess files to prevent direct access to library files
  • Added: More missing language phrases
  • Improved: CSS compatibility with some themes
  • Improved: Do not activate plugin if mbstring extension is not enabled
  • Improved: Refactoring core libraries
  • Improved: Featured content can have a different tempalte file
  • Improved: Automatically create file upload and cache directories if not exist
  • Bug Fixed: Fixed typo in CubePoints add-on
  • Bug Fixed: Removed extra linebreaks in category widget
  • Bug Fixed: Javascript console logger not working
  • Bug Fixed: Some rendering issues with HTML forms
  • Bug Fixed: Use plugins_url() instead of WP_PLUGIN_URL
  • Bug Fixed: Fixed URL issues when FORCE_ADMIN_SSL enabled
  • Bug Fixed: Fixed permalink issues with recent post/page widgets
  • Updated: Markdown javascript library to the latest version
  • Updated: jQuery UI timepicker library to the latest version
  • Internal: Allow each form element to add javascript code
  • Internal: Allow other add-ons to modify cached routing data
  • Internal: Refactoring core libraries

v1.2.5 – 2 May 2013

  • Bug Fixed: Error after clearing cache
  • Bug Fixed: Fixed a typo in class Sabai_Addon_Entity_Helper_Bundles

v1.2.4 – 1 May 2013

  • Added: Integration with the CubePoints plugin
  • Bug Fixed: Some javascript issues
  • Bug Fixed: Not being able to upload files on some servers
  • Bug Fixed: Content of iframe tags not being rendered on certain occasions
  • Bug Fixed: 404 error when wordpress is not installed at the default location
  • Added: Empty Trash button
  • Added: Missing language phrases
  • Improved: CSS compatibility with some themes

v1.2.3 – 24 Apr 2013

  • Bug Fixed: Fixed a typo which was causing fatal error when viewing admin routing table
  • Bug Fixed: Auto-update link randomly disappearing/appearing

v1.2.2 – 24 Apr 2013

  • Bug Fixed: Category not being selected when posting questions to a specific category
  • Bug Fixed: Non-published questions showing up in search results
  • Bug Fixed: Several javascript issues
  • Bug Fixed: Thumbnails not being displayed after upload on windows platform
  • Bug Fixed: CSS conflict with themes using bootstrap CSS framework
  • Bug Fixed: Cannot redeclare widget class Fatal error when installed on ClassiPress theme and some other plugins
  • Bug Fixed: User profile popover box not being displayed on some servers running PHP as CGI
  • Bug Fixed: Ajax autocomplete field not working properly on some servers running PHP as CGI
  • Bug Fixed: Use sanitize_title instead of remove_accents to generate slugs
  • Bug Fixed: File upload not working in IE9
  • Added: New options to set custom upload directories
  • Improved File upload error to display more detailed message instaed of just “Upload Failed”
  • Improved Image files can now be uploaded without Fileinfo or mime_content_type functions
  • Removed: Auto-generation and caching of core CSS files to use pre-generated static CSS files instead
  • Removed: Unused post expiration feature

v1.2.1 – 14 Apr 2013

  • Bug Fixed: Fixed issues with windows platform
  • Bug Fixed: CSS style issues with profile popover box
  • Added: Option to specify summary text length in widgets

v1.2.0 – 11 Apr 2013

  • Improved: Add-ons can be cloned from within the admin dashboard
  • Improved: Cleanup of Sabai Settings page
  • Improved: Flagging administrator comments is now disabled by default
  • Improved: Added file extension to URL of files uploaded via custom upload field
  • Improved: Cache CSS files as static files for better performance
  • Improved: Search by category, question status, and tags
  • Improved: Lots of internal code chanegs for better performance and stability
  • Bug Fixed: Plugin activation issues with MySQL strict SQL mode
  • Bug Fixed: Custom fields not being displayed in form on certain occasions
  • Bug Fixed: Issues with cloned add-ons
  • Bug Fixed: Question Answered notification email being sent to answerers instead of question authors
  • Added: Options to allow iframe tags and whitelist URL of iframe content
  • Added: Auto generate sitemap and sitemap index files
  • Added: User profile popover box when clicking username links
  • Added: Options to display category/tag index pages as tabs on front page
  • Removed: Prettify JS and CSS (Please use other plugins to include them)
  • Removed: Temporarily dropped support for BuddyPress profile pages (will be enabled again soon)

v1.1.9 – 21 Mar 2013

  • Bug Fixed: Several issues updating cloned Questions add-on
  • Bug Fixed: Inconsistent category orders
  • Bug Fixed: Page navigation display issues
  • Bug Fixed: Feed item URL not showing permalink
  • Bug Fixed: Javascript error caused by trying to load non-existent javascript libraries
  • Bug Fixed: More CSS issues with some themes
  • Bug Fixed: Compatibility issues with HTMLPurifier library and some plugins
  • Bug Fixed: Lots of internal bug fixes
  • Added: 2 new email notifications (Question Flagged Notification / Answer Flagged Notification)
  • Added: User profile page template (questions_user_profile.html)
  • Added: New “File” add-on
  • Added: 2 new custom field types (File Upload / Image Upload)
  • Improved: Send copy of user notification email to members of selected user roles
  • Improved: Added more dropdown filters to questions/answers administration pages
  • Improved: Lots of internal library improvements

v1.1.8 – 26 Feb 2013

  • Bug Fixed: Restored posts not actually being restored on some occasions
  • Bug Fixed: Some Javascript library loading problems
  • Bug Fixed: Characters with accents being removed from slugs
  • Bug Fixed: Bootstrap tooltip animation/positioning bugs
  • Bug Fixed: PHP warning errors on access control settings page
  • Bug Fixed: Role permissions could not be empty
  • Bug Fixed: Display issues in questions_answers_single_full.html template file
  • Bug Fixed: Link to questions index page in menu not being linked correctly on certain occasions
  • Bug Fixed: More theme compatibility fixes
  • Bug Fixed: Display categories in alphabetical order instead of creation date
  • Bug Fixed: Widget cache not being cleared upon saving widget settings
  • Added: BuddyPress support (integrates with BuddyPress profile)
  • Added: Bootstrap dropdown js (to be used in future versions)
  • Added: Label settings for Tag/Tags/Category/Categories
  • Improved: Moved links to my questions/answers/favorites pages on WP tool bar to sub menu section of user account menu
  • Improved: Page navigation to display Previous/Next text links instead of arrows
  • Improved: Display “You must login to…” error messages as popover instead of growl message
  • Removed: questoins_categories_single_summary.html template file

v1.1.7 – 13 Feb 2013

  • Bug Fixed: Comment tooltips not being loaded after submit
  • Bug Fixed: Guest user views not being counted
  • Bug Fixed: Timepicker form field not showing the correct local time
  • Bug Fixed: Some language phrases not being translated
  • Bug Fixed: Some issues with post title and permalink filters
  • Added: Guest user role to allow configuration of non-registered user permissions
  • Added: “Accept any answer” permission to allow users with the permission to accept any answer to any question
  • Added: Page title settings for single tag and category pages
  • Added: Question Posted Notification Email settings to allow selected user roles to receive notification email whenever a new question is posted
  • Added: Answer Posted Notification Email settings to allow selected user roles to receive notification email whenever a new answer is posted
  • Added: Question Posted Admin Notification Email settings to allow administrators to receive notification email whenever a new question that requires approval is posted
  • Added: Answer Posted Admin Notification Email settings to allow administrators to receive notification email whenever a new answer that requires approval is posted
  • Added: New email template tags: {question_id} {question_summary} {question_author_email} {answer_id} {answer_author_email} {comment_id} and more..
  • Added: Tooltips added to sorting options on frontend
  • Improved: Guest authors can now edit/delete own posts and accept answers
  • Improved: Guest author settings removed in favor of Guest user role permission settings
  • Improved: Featured content can now have expiration date and time set for when to stop being featured
  • Improved: Better RTL language support
  • Updated: Bootstrap CSS/JS to the latest version
  • Updated: FontAwesome CSS to the latest version

v1.1.6 – 6 Feb 2013

  • Bug Fixed: Added some missing language phrases
  • Bug Fixed: More gravatar rendering issues
  • Bug Fixed: Twitter share button not working correctly on certain occasions
  • Bug Fixed: Compatibility issue with Advanced Access Manager plugin
  • Improved: Include guest user views to question view count
  • Updated: Updated markdown editor library to the latest version
  • Added: RTL language support
  • Added: New custom field type: Section Break
  • Added: Generate meta description and OpenGraph tags on single question/category/tag pages (requires WP Seo plugin)
  • Added: Tooltips on buttons

v1.1.5 – 26 Jan 2013

  • Bug Fixed: Fixed a fatal error when upgrading from version 1.1.3 to 1.1.4

v1.1.4 – 25 Jan 2013

  • Bug Fixed: Error trying to ask questions anonymously on tag/category pages
  • Bug Fixed: Menu on WP Toolbar not showing configured page title on certain occasions
  • Bug Fixed: Post Answer button not working as expected on certain occasions
  • Bug Fixed: Popular Questions widget ignoring answer count
  • Bug Fixed: Several form elements not being displayed at all on certain occasions
  • Bug Fixed: the_permalink() WP function not displaying question permalinks correctly
  • Bug Fixed: Several PHP notice level errors
  • Bug Fixed: More PHP 5.4 related bug fixes
  • Bug Fixed: Markdown editor unexpectedly stripping out spaces causing formatting error
  • Bug Fixed: Warning error on uninstall
  • Bug Fixed: Removed hard-coded jQuery.noConflict(), added an option to enable/disable it
  • Bug Fixed: Fixed handling of category depth in Categories widget
  • Bug Fixed: User avatar rendering issues on certain occasions
  • Bug Fixed: Sabai core catching exception unexpectedly causing redirect loop on certain occasions
  • Bug Fixed: Markdown editor initialized more than once on certain occasions
  • Bug Fixed: Various language translation problems
  • Bug Fixed: Unable to access user profile page when username contained spaces
  • Improved: CSS modifications for better theme compatibility
  • Improved: Removed hard-coded colors, now CSS classes
  • Improved: Custom fieds visual form editor user interface improved
  • Improved: Allow hiding the guest author “Website” field
  • Added: Edit question/answer authors on the backend with ajax auto-suggestion support
  • Added: Allow removal of icons from categories in Categories widget by entering an empty string for icon
  • Added: Auto-update feature to update Sabai and SabaiDiscuss plugins just like plugins from WordPress.org (requires codecanyon.net purchase code)
  • Added: Visibility setting for each custom field which allows setting what type of user can see the field during form submission
  • Added: Filter questions by category on backend
  • Added: Bulk update/remove question categories on backend
  • Added: Captcha custom field (requieres the Really Simple Captcha plugin installed)
  • Added: 2 new validation rules for Single Line Text and Paragraph Text fields: “Allow only integer numbers” and “Regular expression”
  • Added: New “User” custom field type with ajax auto-suggestion support
  • Added: Option to disable jQuery UI CSS
  • Added: New “[sabai]” shortcode
  • Removed: SabaiDiscuss update notifier

v1.1.3 – 18 Jan 2013

  • Bug Fixed: Guest users being able to use email address of already registered users when posting
  • Bug Fixed: Page not found error when trying to edit/add fields in visual form editor
  • Bug Fixed: SQL error when updating questions on certain occasions
  • Updated: HTML fields to display markup instead of system message in visual form editor
  • Updated: jQuery.ScrollTo.js library updated to the latest version

v1.1.2 – 16 Jan 2013

  • Bug Fixed: Category and tag slugs not being rendered properly on certain occasions when submitted from the frontend
  • Bug Fixed: More compatibility issues with PHP 5.4
  • Bug Fixed: Category tree broken on certain occasions
  • Bug Fixed: Gravatar not using the WP get_avatar function
  • Bug Fixed: DIRECTORY_SEPARATOR being used instead of /
  • Added: Server-side CSS caching for faster page loading

v1.1.1 – 14 Jan 2013

  • Bug Fixed: Compatibility issues with Windows
  • Bug Fixed: Compatibility issues with PHP 5.4
  • Bug Fixed: Display issues with comments
  • Bug Fixed: Display issues with pending/draft questions and answers
  • Bug Fixed: Display issues with guest authors on administration pages
  • Bug Fixed: Default values not being displayed correctly for some custom fields
  • Bug Fixed: Rendering issues on edit content page
  • Bug Fixed: Redirection loop on frontend main index page
  • Bug Fixed: Share buttons not generating URL and title of questions

v1.1.0 – 11 Jan 2013

  • Added: Custom fields with visual form editor (8 field types: Choice, Date, HTML, Markdown Text, Number, ON/OFF, Paragraph Text, Single Line Text, and more to come)
  • Added: Guest posting (both questions and answers)
  • Added: Categories
  • Added: Custom slugs (no more question ID in URL)
  • Added: Fully templetized (19 template files which your theme can override)
  • Numerous bugs fixed

v1.0.5 – 1 Dec 2012

  • Bug Fixed: Tag selection form not being displayed in some cases
  • Bug Fixed: Some more rendering issues
  • Bug Fixed: Error when used as the front page
  • Update: Added missing headers to language files (thanks to nexia for the help)

v1.0.4 – 25 Nov 2012

  • Bug Fixed: Some pages not displayed correctly when SabaiDiscuss was installed to a path other than the default path (/questions)
  • Bug Fixed: Compatibility with some servers not being able to load CSS/JS files
  • Update: Merged language files to a single file for each plugin (sabai.pot and sabai-discuss.pot)

v1.0.2/1.0.3 – 23 Nov 2012

  • Bug Fixed:¬†Language files were not being loaded properly
  • Update: Language files are now loaded from wp-content/languages (or WP_LANG_DIR if defined in wp-config.php)

v1.0.1 – 22 Nov 2012

  • Bug Fixed: Fatal error on submitting questions
  • Bug Fixed: Warning error on adding answers

v1.0.0 – 21 Nov 2012

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