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

Find the option  Admin panel notification and enable it.

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

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.

Admin Email Notification

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

  • 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 - 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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