Advanced Post Moderation
By default the members have the option to publish and unpublish their posts on the website. The Advanced Post Moderation add-on allows the admin to decide how certain types of posts are published on the website.
Require a website admin to approve and publish member posts or allow members to publish and unpublish their own posts.
How To Get This Add-On
Enabling the Add-On
Go to My Content > Edit Post Settings > Edit the Post Type:
Inside the settings, expand the additional settings, the admin will see the Post Approval options:
It is also possible to moderate the posts per membership plan, the setting selected in the membership plan will have a higher hierarchy than the default rule set on the post type settings.
In order to activate the setting in the membership plan, go to Finance >> Membership Plans >> Edit >> Move to the Post Publishing tab search the Post Type and choose the specific rule for the plan:
Manually Approve the Content
To manually Publish the content of articles, coupons, jobs, events, videos, etc. Please follow the steps below:
Go to My Content - Manage Posts.
Click on the top where the posts that need approval will show. This will redirect to the post to be approved:
Hover over Actions and click on "View Post" to review the content or edit the post before approving:
Once the admin viewed, edited or confirmed the user's content, hover over Actions and click on "Set to Published":
The admin now has the option to notify the member that created the post after they've approved the post:
The email template that will be used is
Important: Remember when moderating content, constantly check the member's content and update it. Anything that requires to be moderated before publishing will remain as a draft until approved for publishing.