User Submitted Posts 20140308

A WordPress plugin for allowing users to submit posts to a site
'User Submitted Posts' can be used on community blogs where users submit new posts and an admin publishes them online after moderating and/or spell-checking them.

Can also be configured to automatically publish user submitted posts, but that would not be a recommended setting if the user registration process is not thoroughly moderated.


Unpack and upload it to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress.

Main features:

  • The user submission posts form is completely customizable
  • All user submitted posts are stored in the WP database as posts
  • The are listed with the rest of the posts
  • Special button in the posts listing screen to filter out user submitted posts
  • Can allow users to submit images with their posts
  • Can add image size and resolution limits to any uploaded image
  • All user submitted posts are automatically stored as drafts
  • Shortcode and template function to embed the posts user submission form
  • The form is skinnable
  • Spam filter

last updated on:
March 13th, 2014, 1:37 GMT
developed by:
Jeff Starr
license type:
operating system(s):
Windows / Linux / Mac OS / BSD / Solaris
C: \ Modules \ WordPress Plugins


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User Submitted Posts - Front-end for submitting post pitches on a siteUser Submitted Posts - Special button in the posts listing screen where the user submitted posts can be inspected/moderatedUser Submitted Posts - The settings page where options can be customized in the WP backend
What's New in This Release:
  • usp_require_wp_version() now runs only on plugin activation.
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