This plugin hasn’t been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress. Question Widget


Easily allows you to place a question box on your sidebar and a shortcode to display your recently answered questions on any page or post.


  1. Upload fsmWidget.php to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Add the new Widget to your sidebar on the Widgets menu
  4. (Optional) Add the [formspring username=”my-username-goes-here”] shortcode to any page or post.


How do I create a account?

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What is the “username” field?

This is your username.

What are the options for the shortcode?

The default shortcode you need to enter is:

[formspring username=”my-username-goes-here”]

To control the number of questions displayed:

[formspring username=”my-username-goes-here” questions=”5″]

To display an “Ask me anything” box at the top of the page:

[formspring username=”my-username-goes-here” ask=”yes”]

How can I customize the way my questions page looks?

The stylesheet that controls the question page is located in the plugin folder (fsmWidget.css). There is also an image in the images/ folder inside the plugin folder.


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Contributors & Developers

“ Question Widget” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


Change log


Added shortcode for displaying questions and answers on a post/page.


Internal housekeeping.


Initial version.