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cancasa, I advice you to use “User Role Editor” plugin.

Not sure if this plugin will work for what you need to get out of it. There are custom roles in this theme that are defined in the admin menu as Experts.

Help me or give my money back. I cant use this theme in it that way.

  • Breakline ( br ) doesnt work in comments.
  • Authors and Commantators must edit their question and answers like Admin.

Give this permission. Members can edit their own questions without the admin panel through Front-end Editor plugin and User Role Editor


1. As noted below i will work on getting the br’s in Answers. Comments will just be inline without br’s to consolidate the responses.

2. This is an expanded feature request that i am unable to develop at this time. There are some challenges with having users edit posts and data. If you need this feature then you can look to hire a developer to work this feature into your site.

Regards, -esterndesign

The answer br tag fix is as simple as adding this css to the styles.css file:

 .answers .questionBox .contentText p {margin-bottom: 15px;}

The code is doing the right thing out of the box but we just need to add some margin to the code to separate them some more then just to the next line.

So you can use br tags to just go to the next line in the code OR if you just do a natural space line break in the text area it will add <p></p> tags to the sections. With this css it targets those p tags to add some margin to the bottom of the p to separate them visually.

Let me know if you have any questions.

Regards, -esterndesign

I wish there future developments were made on this theme because it could have increased to see more features.

I would have loved to have some notification sent to someone who posts a question that his question has been answered….this will bring the individual back to my site via his email and increase pageviews. Obviously, it will help the poster know when to check the site for his answer.

I had to buy another theme – a bit more expensive but would have preferred working with yours.

Are there any works in the pipeline and what version is this current one – I cant find it anywhere on the site?



This feature is already built into the theme. When you add a new question it has a checkbox that says “let me know when someone answers my question”. Which will send them an email linking right to the answer when someone replies.

Let me know if you have any more questions. Regards Esterndesign

Is there a way to allow questions to be posted without the need or a sign up? Only require account to answer?


Can the theme be easily modified to have two different profiles? I’m looking for the same model, but where only paid “pro” members can answer questions, but basic users can ask.

Please let me know.



1.) There is no way to post without knowing how to attribute the question to a user, otherwise they will all be marked as unknown user or lumped into one bucket of users. Not the best experience. On this note out of the box you must have an account with the site to post a question, answer or comment to answer.

2. Not sure what the two profiles are for but i would assume if you know PHP and Wordpress you could expand it to have two to suit your need. Not out of the box though.

3. There is currently no option for a paid member. This would need to be custom code that you would need to do on your own or hire someone to do this for you.

Hope that this helps with your questions.

Regards, esterndesign


Could you please advise on how admin can edit a “source link” a user has left with an answer.

For example, if a real user left a useful answer, but the link url is misspelled. Can admin fix the spelling in the link? Or if a user left a good answer, but then also left an unrelated link (to his website)

I know how to edit the answers themselves but cannot see how to edit/delete source links.

Thanks for the help

Many thanks for the update! Could you please advise which lines in functions.php were altered. If you could give me code I could paste into the file that would be ideal (my functions file is customized) Thanks again


I placed the new code at the bottom of the functions.php page it includes this code:

// Edit Source URL for Answers in WP-ADMIN //    

// Add input field to the answer/comment form
add_action( 'comment_form_logged_in_after', 'rqa_source_url_tut_fields' );
add_action( 'comment_form_after_fields', 'rqa_source_url_tut_fields' );
function rqa_source_url_tut_fields()
    <p class="comment-form-title">
        <input type="text" name="rqa_source_url_title" id="rqa_source_url_title" />

// Add the label to our admin edit comments screen
add_action( 'add_meta_boxes_comment', 'rqa_source_url_tut_add_meta_box' );
function rqa_source_url_tut_add_meta_box()
    add_meta_box( 'rqa-source_url', __( 'Answer Source Link' ), 'rqa_source_url_tut_meta_box_cb', 'comment', 'normal', 'high' );

function rqa_source_url_tut_meta_box_cb( $comment )
    $source_url = get_comment_meta( $comment->comment_ID, 'answer_source_link', true );
    wp_nonce_field( 'rqa_source_url_update', 'rqa_source_url_update', false );
        <input type="text" name="rqa_source_url_title" value="<?php echo esc_attr( $source_url ); ?>" class="widefat" />

// Save our Source URL on Edit Answer/Comment Form
add_action( 'edit_comment', 'rqa_source_url_tut_edit_comment' );
function rqa_source_url_tut_edit_comment( $comment_id )
    if( ! isset( $_POST['rqa_source_url_update'] ) || ! wp_verify_nonce( $_POST['rqa_source_url_update'], 'rqa_source_url_update' ) ) return;
    if( isset( $_POST['rqa_source_url_title'] ) )
        update_comment_meta( $comment_id, 'answer_source_link', esc_attr( $_POST['rqa_source_url_title'] ) );

/* Save Source Link to the Comment Meta*/
add_action( 'comment_post', 'rqa_source_url_tut_insert_comment', 10, 1 );
function rqa_source_url_tut_insert_comment( $comment_id )
    if( isset( $_POST['rqa_source_url_title'] ) )
        update_comment_meta( $comment_id, 'answer_source_link', esc_attr( $_POST['rqa_source_url_title'] ) );

// Show the Value on the Edit Comments Screen if set
add_action('load-edit-comments.php', 'wpse64973_load');
function wpse64973_load()
    $screen = get_current_screen();
    add_filter("manage_{$screen->id}_columns", 'wpse64973_add_columns');

function wpse64973_add_columns($cols)
    $cols['title'] = __('Source Link', 'wpse64973');
    return $cols;

add_action('manage_comments_custom_column', 'wpse64973_column_cb', 10, 2);
function wpse64973_column_cb($col, $comment_id)
        case 'title':
            if($u = get_comment_meta($comment_id, 'answer_source_link', true))
                echo esc_html($u);
                esc_html_e('No Source Link Set', 'wpse64973');

Place this before the closing php tag:


Let me know if you have any questions

Regards, -esterndesign

Works great, thanks for all the help!


would you be able to provide code so I could add two links and some text beside or above the “sign up” button on the sign up page ( I want to add a “by signing up you agree to our privacy policy and terms of service”

Thank you


You could do something like this:

In the theme file, signup.php near the end of the form right after the Captcha section and before the input type=”submit” you could add a line of code like this:

<p style="padding: 10px 0 20px;">By signing up you agree to our <a href="privacy-policy/">privacy policy</a> and <a href="terms-of-service">terms of service</a></p>                                                                                     

You can change the links to suit your needs in the text. You would also need to create those pages if you were to link to them.

Hope this helps,



Perfect, thank you!


Could you please recommend a way to prevent bot registrations? I know the theme has a captcha on the sign up page but bots just sign up through wp-login.php?action=register

Thanks for the help.

Nevermind, I have resolved the issue via a plugin.


Can i create multi language site?

Hi. Naturally Wordpress is this way. The site copy will need to be tailored to one main language in the copy that you see through the pages.


I exported comments and posts from old blog (.csv) and imported into new blog (with Robut Q&A theme installed). Post displays fine but comments not. Answer count work also fine but on single question there is no comments (answers) like on screen:

Comments/answers works only when I add new one. Imported doesn’t work.

Imported comments works perfectly on other templates (checked on 3 )

I solved problem by myself.


same issue was posted before by another user -“Comments aren’t displayed” -> I used Instant QA and now moved to Robust QA.

Everything works fine, but the old comments does not show up. The count is shown correctly, but only new comments posted after installation of new theme are displayed…

Maybe there is simple workaround for old Instant QA users who moved… every help is welcome!

thanks and best regards, TK

... still not solved…

It should be related to the meta key – commentmeta – because the old answers (eg. from Instant QA, that I also bought…) there is no best_answer

—< ? php if ( get_comment_meta($comment>comment_ID, ‘best_answer’, true ) 'no' || get_comment_meta($comment->comment_ID, 'best_answer', false ) NULL) { ?> -

I’m not a pro, but maybe 1) add best_anser tag to all comments or a more simple solution is there… thanks for help….

Demo Site at u: demoUser p: demoUser10

does it work?

Yes it works

PrePurchase Questions:

Can I use this theme on a multisite installation? The Pagespeed of the theme seems to be not the best, are there ways to optimize it?

Not that i am aware of out of the box. it was designed for a single instance.

Hi just purchased the theme ( I have purcahsed many on themeforest) but this is the first time I have been unable to download a theme: It tells me the file is “not commonly downloaded and could be dangerous” – it does not allow to bypass this message – i googled it and it says below:

We think it might be a malicious, unwanted, or uncommon file. Malicious: You tried downloading malware. Unwanted: You tried downloading a deceptive piece of software. This program, disguised as a helpful download, may actually make unexpected changes to your computer. Uncommon: You tried downloading an unfamiliar and potentially dangerous piece of software. We’ve found that the website you tried to download the file from has been known to distribute malware.

solved – but there is an issue there by the looks of it: I had to bypass the message so still unsure as to whether i have done something i should not have. Thanks

What was the issue it said?


Nice theme, I am really interested to purchase this theme but need to clear some confusions that’s why I am asking these questions:

1 – Moderator or admin will approve every question before publish on website ? 2 – Only Moderator and Admin are able to answer the question ? Subscriber only can ask question ? 3 – Is there any option in which we can limit free user (subscriber) can ask only five question ?


1. There is the wp admin for approving questions after they have been asked.

2. there is an setting to allow on admin or expert users to answer questions. Just need to check a box and an admin can assign the expert value.

3. Not at this time. this would be features you would need to develop on your own.

Regards, -esterndesign


would it be possible to add a google ad in the space below each question, and before each answer?

Would you be able to provide code?

Thank you.

There are inline ad placements that come with this theme out of the box. If you needed to add more it would require some coding that you would need to do on your own. You could look at the logic that is done for the other banners as a starting point.

Hope this helps!

Regards -esterndesign


mpih2 Purchased

I have purchased this theme and has translated the strings in translation.php

There are no errors in the file as such, but it still breaks the site when uploaded.

How is the theme handling special characters like Æ Ø Å ?

Just emailed you the answer that there were some bad char’s like ’ non code type apostrophes added from some non-standard IDE (would be my guess). I have sent you the updated version and you should be good to go.

Regards -esterndesign

Hello I bought the theme but did not get a download link

Not sure what could be causing that. I dont handle that part of the site. If you reach out to the ThemeForest Team i am sure they can help you.

How can I get on the Arabic language

You can translate the theme with the translations file that comes with the the theme. This does a dynamic way of updating the text throughout the theme.

It is to count the questions too, not just the answers posted on the site?

Good Morning,

I realized that the score of the members only increases when you add new answers, right?

I wanted when the members to include new questions, the score also increased, it is possible?

Good afternoon,

My client, bought this template you. When he registers a question, is not increasing the score.

What can be done?

Hi, out of the box it does do this. Points are awarded for new questions, answers (only for not questions you asked), when a best answer has been selected by the question author,

I have verified that it does add to the point count when you ask a question.

Hard to tell if they had modified anything to prevent this or if they have any plugins that might be stopping this from posting the updates to the count.

Regards -esterndesign

Is it possible to prewrite different questions and let them be post at different times?


This is wordpress so you can create as many posts aka questions with answers as you want to.You could create dummy base accounts that ask the questions or you could just go into the wp-admin and create a new post. The only thing that will not happen is the points for asking questions will not happen in the WP admin way.

Regards, -esterndesign