Free Plugin: Most Active Users Widget

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This plugin for Question2Answer displays the most active users of the current week or the current month in a widget.


  • considers question/answer/comment posted as +1 activity point
  • needs plugin "Event Logger" enabled, check Admin > Plugins >Event Logger >options (tick "Log events to qa_eventlog database table")


  1. Install Question2Answer
  2. Get the source code for this plugin from github and click Download
  3. Extract the files to a subfolder such as most-active-users-widget inside the qa-plugins folder of your Q2A installation.
  4. Change language strings in qa-most-active-users-lang.php
  5. Change settings (week or month display, number of users etc.) in qa-most-active-users.php
  6. Navigate to your site, go to Admin -> Plugins on your q2a install.
  7. Set up the event logger plugin to Log events to qa_eventlog database table.
  8. Then go to Admin >Layout >Available widgets, and add the widget "Most active users per week/month" where you want it to appear


This is beta code. It is probably okay for production environments, but may not work exactly as expected. You bear the risk. Refunds will not be given!

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.


All code herein is OpenSource. Feel free to build upon it and share with the world.

About q2a

Question2Answer is a free and open source platform for Q&A sites. For more information, visit:

Final Note

If you use the plugin: + Consider joining the Question2Answer-Forum, answer some questions or write your own plugin! + You can use the code of this plugin to learn more about q2a-plugins. It is commented code. + Thanks!