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Routes Anonymous Posting - Moderating Anonymous Routes


Moderating Anonymous Routes

This guide will explain in-depth how the moderation works within CM Maps Routes Manager Anonymous Posting.


What is Moderation

When routes posting is moderated, it means it will only be published once the admin approves it. 

In the back-end, posts that were not yet approved will be listed as pending in the Locations list, asshown:


Moderation For Registered Users vs. Moderation For Guests

It's important to note that there are two levels of moderation: general (all users) and anonymous (guests).

  • General moderation: applies to all users, whether they are registered or guests. 
    These options can be found on CM Maps Locations Manager  Settings. Read the plugin's guide about moderation
  • Anonymous moderation: only applies to unregistered users
    As explained in the Add-on's General Settings guide, the plugin's settings can be found on the path CM Maps Routes Manager ProSettingsAnonymous users tab.

Summary

Breakdown of which groups need admin approval:

  • General moderation is on, anonymous moderation is on: all users.
  • General moderation is on, anonymous moderation is off: all users.
  • General moderation is off, anonymous moderation is on: only guest users.
  • General moderation is offanonymous moderation is off: no one.

Notifications

Under the plugin's settings, you can configure the notification emails for the Moderator and the route's author. The path is CM Maps Routes Manager → Settings tab → Notifications.

The email subject and template can include dynamic shortcodes.


More information about the CM Routes Manager Anonymous Posting Add-on

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