Keep it Private! "Private Questions" Feature in CM Answers


Keep it Private! “Private Questions” Feature in CM Answers

This post will introduce two exciting features of CM Answers Pro – The ability to ask and answer in private.

Asking Private Questions

This feature allows the user to send a direct message to any user in the CM Answer system by clicking on the envelope icon found near the user name.

Icon for Private Questions in Cm Answers - Keep it Private!

Icon for Private Questions in Cm Answers

Once the icon is clicked a pop-up div appears and shows a form which can be filled and sent directly to the user.

Private Question Dialog Window in Cm Answers - Keep it Private!

Private Question Dialog Window in Cm Answers

This module can be customized further and each label can be defined and changed. The email which is sent to the user can also be modified.

Private Question Settings - Keep it Private!

Private Question Settings

Marking Answer as Private

When a user posts an answer, he may choose to mark it as private. Once marked “Private”m only the question author and the user answering this question will be able to view the answer.

Mark Answers as private checkbox - Keep it Private!

Mark Answers as private checkbox

Once posting your private answer, it will appear with a background color and a label marking it as private. Once other users will view this thread, they will not be aware of this answer since it will not be shown at all.

Private answer as viewable by question author - Keep it Private!

Private answer as viewable by question author