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Add a new post without being a blog subscriber

  1. Hi there,
    My client would like to give her visitors the ability to add a new blog post to her site.
    Specifics are, she doesn't want them to have to register as a user/subscriber, so the new post would have to be saved as a draft - which she'd then approve/publish (like a comment).
    It would also require the ability to upload an image file, & be added to a specific category.
    From a bit of research I've done this kind of thing does seem to be possible - but I'd like to implement it using Gravity Forms - so, any ideas?
    Thanks for looking,

    Posted 10 years ago on Tuesday March 5, 2013 | Permalink
  2. This is all very easy to do with Gravity Forms. You can set the post visibility to Draft when you create the form, you can pre-select the category, and you can assign a default author (admin?) for any entry submitted by someone not logged in. There is no requirement that the person submitting the form be a logged in member.

    You can add post image fields to the form from the "Post Fields" section in the form builder.

    Take a look at the post body field when you create your form. You will see all the options you need right there.

    Posted 10 years ago on Wednesday March 6, 2013 | Permalink
  3. Hi Chris,
    I've had a look & you are indeed correct - dead simple.
    Thanks again,

    Posted 10 years ago on Wednesday March 6, 2013 | Permalink
  4. Glad that worked for you. Thanks for the update.

    Posted 10 years ago on Tuesday March 12, 2013 | Permalink

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