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Gravity Forms Directory Interface Questions

  1. All,

    I am planning to use the gravity forms directory software but have a few UI questions:

    1. Once a new listing is added, does the listing owner become a user on the site? What role? Do they have dashboard access or do they interact with the gravity forms interface exclusively?

    2. My site has a directory built using the WP user page as the directory listing page. Can this existing user data convert to the Gravity forms directory or does it need to be re-entered manually?

    3. Last, and most importantly, this blog post ( by Brian Clark at Copyblogger suggests that Gravity Forms' front end, guest post content submission functionality would allow the software to be used for a Q & A format.

    Questions are:

    does Gravity forms have a feature where site users could be notified when a new question was posted?

    Could multiple users respond to the same question? How, and where would they submit answers?

    Thanks for your time.


    Posted 10 years ago on Sunday December 9, 2012 | Permalink
  2. David Peralty

    Hi John,

    The Directory add-on is a third party add-on and as such, we can't answer any of these questions.

    I can say that you would probably need our User Registration Add-on to have users register on form submission. This add-on is available for Developer license holders.

    Also, Gravity Forms can send an e-mail notification on each form submission, so if it is a form submission action, then it should fire off an e-mail notification.

    Posted 10 years ago on Monday December 10, 2012 | Permalink
  3. John,
    David's right - for an user to be created when adding a listing, you need the User Registration Add-on. The role would be set there.

    The Directory add-on uses existing GF Entries for data. If you don't have the data in GF Entry format, then yes, that'd need to be updated.

    Posted 10 years ago on Friday February 22, 2013 | Permalink

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