Front-End Posting

The Front-End Posting add-on needs to be installed and activated to see the features mentioned in this this documentation.

Setup Front-End Posting

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

Adding Front-End Posting to your form

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

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2. Click “Add new action” and select Create Post.

PC_13. Select your Post Type

  • Posts
  • Pages

4. 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.

PC_25. 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.

PC_36. 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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7. 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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