Discourse Post Voting

:discourse2: Summary Discourse Post Voting allows the creation of topics with votable posts.
:hammer_and_wrench: Repository Link https://github.com/discourse/discourse-post-voting
:open_book: Install Guide How to install plugins in Discourse


To create a new topic with votable posts open the menu in the top left of the composer and select ‘Toggle Post Voting’:

With the topic in Post Voting mode, there’s a filter to sort answers by votes or by activity. Here’s an example of one in action:


Site Settings

Once installed, the plugin is enabled by default and the available admin settings are:

Setting Site Description
post voting enabled Enable Post Voting Plugin
post voting undo vote action window Number of minutes users are allowed to undo votes in Post Voting topics (enter 0 for no limit)
post voting comment limit per post Number of comments allowed on each post
post voting enable likes on answers Enable like button on replies on Post Voting topics
min trust to flag posts voting comments Minimum trust level to flag a post voting comment

Category-specific Settings

There are two category settings available. Use the wrench on the category page and access settings to see these:

:discourse2: Hosted by us? This plugin is available on our Business and Enterprise plans Post Voting | Discourse - Civilized Discussion


This plugin is inspired by Pavilion’s fantastic work on the Question Answer Plugin. As always, thank you for your continued contributions to the Discourse project. :medal_sports: :slight_smile:

Last edited by @JammyDodger 2024-06-18T14:17:52Z

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