CM Expert Directory Community (CMEDC) - Expert Claim Functionality
Expert Claim Functionality
Navigate to the Admin Dashboard -> CM Expert Directory -> Settings.
Click on the Expert Community tab.
Scroll down to the Expert Claim Settings section.
- Claims management - Check the box to allowing experts to be claimed by site users. if this is checked than users can claims existing expert pages which have not been claimed yet. Once claimed an email will be sent to the admin which can accept or reject the claim.
- Login form on expert page - Checking this option enables the ability to log in on the expert page.
- Require captcha for claims - Check the box to add captcha to secure expert claiming form.
- Allow multiple pending claims for one expert - Check the box to allow multiple claims by one expert. it is advised not to allow multiple claims to prevent human bots.
Expert Claiming Process
First, user has to ope Expert Page, toggle Claiming form and send his name and e-mail address to admin.
Then, on the Expert Edit page, admin can select one of the users (who sends theirs e-mails) and update post. Here admin can also clear whole claimers list.
After updating an Expert, new user is assigned to it. Admin can now send him his login and password to edit Expert information.
After user gets an e-mail with credentials, he can login on the Expert Page by new form and edit Expert.