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How to Allow Frontend Posting (with or without login) on your WordPress Website? (Step by Step Guide)

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How to allow frontend posting (with or without login) on your WordPress website? (Step by Step Guide)
How to allow frontend posting (with or without login) on your WordPress website? (Step by Step Guide)
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If you are looking for a way to allow your users to upload their contents on your WordPress website without having to log in to the admin dashboard then, you are at the right place. Here, in this article, we will discuss a step by step guide of how to enable frontend post submission feature on your website with the help of a free WordPress frontend posting plugin – AccessPress Anonymous Post. But before we get started with the tutorial – a few things about why you should consider enabling the frontend posting on your WordPress website.

Frontend Posting also known as Frontend Post Submission can be a useful feature for the website that accepts the guest posts or published the user-submitted reviews. It allows your visitors to upload and post their articles, reviews, tips and tricks, news etc directly from the frontend of your WordPress website. By doing so, you can keep the anonymous visitors away from your admin dashboard as well as save lots of time that may consume for manually adding the blogs from your long email lists.

Now let’s begin the step by step tutorial and enable the frontend posting feature on your website for easy post submission:

Step 1:

accesspress anynomous post - How to Allow Frontend Posting (with or without login) on your WordPress Website? (Step by Step Guide)

Download AccessPress Anonymous Post from WordPress repository. Then, install it on your WordPress website. If you have face any difficulties while installing the plugin then, you can take the help of its documentation or check out the blog: How to Install New Plugin to the WordPress Site?

Step 2:

After you have installed the plugin, activate it. Then, you will see “AccessPress Anonymous Post” on the left menu of your WordPress dashboard. Click on it to continue.

Step 3:

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You will land to the General Settings page of the plugin where you have to add the title of your frontend submission form. Also, you have to set the post to publish status and post format. Then, you can enable/disable the email notification option for successful post submission, and media uploads. Besides, you can also enable/disable the check login and set the custom login message and login link text. Also, assign the author login link URL, redirect URL and post-submission message.

Step 4:

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Then, go to the “Form Settings” tab to select the form fields you want on your submission form. Also, you can set the required field for the form along with the custom required message. Besides, you can also add custom labels for each of form fields.

Step 5:

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Then, go to the “Captcha Tab” tab to choose the Captcha for the security of your submission form. The plugin is integrated with both Mathematical and Google reCaptcha. So, choose any of them as per your preference. Also, you can add a custom label and error message for the Captcha.

Step 6:

After that, save your settings by clicking on the Save all Changes button and copy the shortcodes.

accesspress anonymous post shortcodes - How to Allow Frontend Posting (with or without login) on your WordPress Website? (Step by Step Guide)

Then, paste it anywhere on your WordPress website to display the Frontend Post Submission Form.

You can also check out the video of how to use Anonymous Post:

For more features, you can upgrade this plugin to its premium version – AccessPress Anonymous Pro.

Wrapping Up

This way, you can enable the frontend posting on your WordPress website. So, if you want to allow your guest to submit their contents from the frontend then, you can follow this step by step tutorial.

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