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The Quiz and Survey Master Flashcards add-on allows you to create and display flashcards for users to share information, study, and interact with. The addon allows the respondent to flip the card, judge, and make a decision as correct/incorrect based on the asked question. Flascards can be also be graded with points, based on the correctness of user’s response, points will be tallied in the results.

Flashcards are perfect for improving memory and imparting knowledge with ease. They have wide applications in Teaching, Counselling, Businesses, etc. However, particularly they can be used as knowledge cards on academic websites to memorize vocabulary, formulas, historical events, or dates.

Equipped with mesmerizing flipping animations, easy-to-configure questions, and powerful customization options the flashcard addon is enough to attract the attention of the user and evoke them to interact with the card.


Once you have purchased the addon, you will have access to download the addon. To install, upload the addon as a normal WordPress plugin. To do so, go to the Plugins page and click Add New. Then, click Upload.

From there, upload the zip file that you downloaded when downloading the addon. Once the addon has been uploaded, you should now have the plugin QSM – Flashcards listed in your list of plugins. Activate that plugin. Once activated, the addon will add a new tab in the Addon Settings labeled “Flashcards”.


Quiz and Survey Master - Flash Cards - Adding License Key
Quiz and Survey Master – Flash Cards – Adding License Key

First, enter your license key from your account into the “Addon License Key” field on the “Flashcards” tab of the “Addon Settings”. Be sure to click “Save Changes”.

The flashcard addon allows you to display flashcards as simple knowledge cards and also mark a card as correct/incorrect.

ⓘ We urge our legacy users to update the QSM Flashcard Addon and use the newer way of creating flashcards that are now available as a dedicated question type in the questions tab.

Using Flashcards as a Question Type

After a recent update, we now have introduced additional functionality to the Flashcard existing flashcard addon in the form of a Flashcard question type.

Sample Flashcard

With this feature, the users can share their responses not just by flipping the card but also by marking the answer as correct or incorrect at the back of the card.

The back of the card consists of correct (green), and incorrect (red) button icons which the user can click based on the correctness of the asked question. There is also a clickable icon to unhide the answer which takes the user back to the front of the card.


To make use of this feature, follow these steps:

  1. From the quiz questions tab select the Flashcard question type and Answer Type (If you want to add images on the front and back of the card you can make use of the rich answers type.)
  2. Enter a Question Title
  3. Enter the Content to display at the front of the card
  4. Enter the Content to display at the back of the card
  5. Add Points for the Card
    • If the user marks the card as correct, Then the points will be recorded. And, also can be displayed on the results page using template variables.
    • If the user marks the card as incorrect or skips the cards without answering, then the points will not be recorded.
  6. Display a hint to the user to assit answering the card

You can use the other optional question settings such as question description, correct answer info, comment box, etc. that appear in the questions tab, as per your preference. Go ahead and hit the “Save Question” button.

Your users are now ready to use the flashcards!

If you have any trouble implementing the Flash Cards Addon or have more questions about the process, please fill out a support ticket by going to the WordPress dashboard and selecting ‘help’ in the QSM plugin and our support guru will be able to help you.

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