[development] FAQ Module . . .

Boris Mann boris at bryght.com
Fri Jan 27 21:53:45 UTC 2006

On 27-Jan-06, at 12:31 PM, Khalid B wrote:

> What would the FAQ module have that book.module cannot do?
> To create a FAQ today, you list the Q and the A, save the node, then
> click outline, then assign a top level. Repeat with the rest of the
> questions, but assign the top level page as the parent.
> As a bonus, you get a side block listing all the FAQs for you.

Well, to be fair, the book module is not quite the same thing as a  
dedicated module. As well, while for some questions you can just use  
the title, and use the body for the answer, this doesn't always work.

> Unless you want questions by users and answers by the site, and for
> this use the question.module ...

The question module needs a fair bit of work. It might form the basis  
for some interesting FAQ work. There are a ton of things that could  
go into such a module.

> On 1/27/06, Jason Flatt <drupal at oadae.net> wrote:
>> Hello all.
>> In the last month, I have had three separate people ask me about  
>> setting up an
>> FAQ on their site.  I know there is documentation about how to do  
>> this with
>> the book module, and I know this is possible just using existing
>> functionality within Drupal, but there is no real module designed  
>> to help
>> easily create, edit and view a standardized FAQ.  After thinking  
>> through the
>> process, I think, for me, it would be a good exercise to create an  
>> FAQ
>> module, and it could benefit the community, as well.  So, before I  
>> get too
>> far into it, I thought I would check: is anyone else is headed  
>> down this path
>> as well?  If so, maybe we can collaborate, or at least minimize  
>> duplication
>> of effort.

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