Post Creation

The Post Creation add-on needs to be installed and activated to see the features mentioned in this this documentation.

Setup Post Creation

  1. Download Post Creation from your NinjaForms.com account and install it using “Plugins” -> “Add New” -> “Upload” in your WordPress dashboard
  2. Activate Ninja Forms – Post Creation on your “Plugins” page

Adding Post Creation to your form

    1. In your form editor, Click the “Email and Actions” tab.

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    1. Click “Add new action” and select Post Creation.

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    1. Name your Post Creation Action
    2. Select your Post Type
      • Posts
      • Pages
    3. Use the Insert Merge Tag option to choose a field from the form as the Post Title. You can also use other text in the Title.

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    1. Use the Insert Merge Tag option to choose fields from the form as Post Content. You can also add other text to the Post Content.

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    1. If Posts is chosen as the Post Type, you will then see a Categories and Tags options appear under the Terms & Taxonomies drop-down.

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If you choose “Add Terms Field” under Term Field Mapping, you will be propted to add a Terms list to the Form.

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  1. Under the Advanced Settings you will see four options you can change.
    • Post Author
      • Administrator
      • Themselves
    • Post Status
      • Draft
      • Pending Review
      • Private
      • Published
    • Post Excerpt – Use the Insert Merge Tag option to choose fields from the form as Post Excerpt content. You can also add other text to the Post Excerpt content field.
    • Custom Meta
        • You can set a Meta Key, then use the Insert Merge Tag option to choose a field from the form as a Meta Value.
        • You can add multiple Meta Keys

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