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CM User Submitted Posts - Notifications


Notifications

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There are several notification options available with the 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.


Enable Admin Email Notifications

To configure email notifications, from the admin panel navigate to CM User Submitted Posts → Settings → Notifications.

To enable the feature locate the checkbox labeled Admin Email Notification. Checking this box will enable notifications, unchecking it will disable them.

The Admin will then receive email notifications when a User Submitted Post is Uploaded, Edited or the User wishes to delete it. The email that is sent can be customized, 

  • Admin email notification - Enable or disable this feature
  • Additional emails - Optionally, include any email address that should also receive these messages (for instance, the blog editor)
  • Email 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>

Admin Panel Notifications

Notifications for User Submitted Content can also be seen. These appear when a user logs in on the main screen of the WordPress dashboard. Enable admin panel notifications through the Notifications settings. Navigate to CM User Submitted Posts → Settings → Notifications.

Locate the Checkbox labeled Admin panel notification. To disable these notifications uncheck this box.

Below this option, select which Site Users will see the Admin Panel notifications when they log into WordPress. Choose more than one User group by holding CTRL on windows or CMD on Mac

Admin Email Notification

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

  • Admin email notification - Enable or disable this feature
  • Additional emails - Optionally, include any email address that should also receive these messages (for instance, the blog editor)
  • Email 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")

TIP

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>

Admin Bar Notification

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


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