WordPress User Submitted Posts - Notifications


Notifications

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There are several notification options available with the WordPress User Submitted Posts plugin. It is possible to show Admin Panel notifications as well as Email notifications. Admin can be notified upon Post submittal, modification or deletion. Users can also be notified about the status of their posts.

Admin Panel Notifications

Notifications for User Submitted Content can be displayed on the admin panel. These appear when a user logs in on the main screen of the WordPress dashboard.

Admin notice - Frontend Publishing Plugin
Admin notice

To enable admin panel notifications, navigate to Admin Dashboard → CM User Submitted Posts → Settings → Notifications tab.

Notifications tab - Front End Post Submission WordPress Plugin
Notifications tab

Find the option Admin panel notification and enable it.

Enabling admin panel notification - Frontend Posting WordPress Plugin
Enabling admin panel notification

The option Who can see notifications allows to select which site users will see the Admin Panel notifications when they log into WordPress.

Choosing who is allowed to see notifications - WordPress Plugin to Allow Users to Post On Front End
Choosing who is allowed to see notifications

When an article is submitted, modified or submitted for deletion a notification will appear on the homepage of the dashboard.

Admin notice - Frontend Publishing Plugin
Admin notice

Clicking it will direct the admin to the Moderation view where they can browse articles that are pending moderation and decide on the course of action to take with each.

Moderation view - Front End Post Submission WordPress Plugin
Moderation view

Admin Email Notification

You can also configure if the admin will receive email notifications when posts are added or edited.

Admin email notification settings - Frontend Posting WordPress Plugin
Admin email notification settings
  • Admin email notification - Enable or disable this feature
  • Additional emails to send admin notification to - Optionally, include any email address that should also receive these messages (for instance, the blog editor)
  • Admin email notification subject / text - Customize subject and content of the email. The fields support the shortcodes
    • [post_title] - Produces the post title
    • [post_url] - Produces the post URL
    • [post_edit_url] - Produces the WordPress link to edit the post
    • [post_status] - Produces the status (for instance, "Published")

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You can use these shortcodes inside HTML tags to create links. For instance:

  • <a href="[post_url]">Access the post</a>
  • <a href="[post_edit_url]">Edit post</a>

User Email Notification

You can also configure user email notifications with the status of their posts.

User email notification settings - WordPress Plugin to Allow Users to Post On Front End
User email notification settings
  • User email notification - Enable or disable this feature.
  • User email notification subject / text - Customize subject and content of the email. The fields support the shortcodes:
    • [post_title]  - Produces the post title
    • [post_url]  - Produces the post URL
    • [post_status]  - Produces the status (for instance, "Published")

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