Tag: Gravity Forms

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Gravity Forms is perhaps the most popular contact form plugin for WordPress. You can build and publish your WordPress forms in just minutes.

With Gravity Forms, you can choose your fields, configure your options and easily embed forms on your WordPress site. Gravity Forms allows you to easily integrate with third party services such as PayPal, Mailchimp, and Zapier.

Gravity Forms works successfully with the PublishPress plugins. Scroll down to see examples of Gravity Forms and PublishPress together.


Four New Improvements in PublishPress Capabilities 2.4.2

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PublishPress Capabilities is now at version 2.4.2, and this latest release brings several useful new features.

Our goal with PublishPress Capabilities is to provide a complete user management tool for WordPress. In this release, we're moving towards that goal with several new features, including these:

  1. More control over Gutenberg and Classic Editor.
  2. The ability to redirect users on login and logout.
  3. More categorization for capabilities.
  4. The option to hide plugins on the Plugins screen.

In this guide, I'll introduce you to all those new improvements in PublishPress Capabilities.

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Control Access to Gravity Forms Admin Menus

The Pro version of PublishPress Capabilities allows you to block access to admin menu links in the Gravity Forms plugin. This is useful because Gravity Forms has limited options for controlling who can access the admin screens.

Gravity Forms is perhaps the most popular contact form plugin for WordPress. You can build and publish your WordPress forms in just minutes. Choose your fields, configure your options and easily embed forms on your WordPress-powered site. Gravity Forms allows you to easily integrate with third party services such as PayPal, Mailchimp, and Zapier.

When you first install Gravity Forms, you'll see one top-level menu link, plus eight sub-menus.

  • Forms
  • New Form
  • Entries
  • Settings
  • Import/Export
  • Add-ons
  • System Status
  • Help
All Gravity Forms Menus
All Gravity Forms Menus

It is possible to control who can access these links by using the PublishPress Capabilities Pro plugin.

Admin Menus Woocommerce
Admin Menus Woocommerce
  • In the top-left corner of this screen, choose the role that you want to edit. In the image below, I'm going to restrict access for the “Editor” role. By default, Editors aren't given access to Gravity Forms, but site administrators often do they give them some access, as in this example.
Editor Role Menus
Editor Role Menus
  • Scroll down and you can enter a red X for any menu link that you don't want users in the Editor role to access.
  • Click “Save Changes”.
Gravity Forms Menus Blocked
Gravity Forms Menus Blocked

Now when an Editor logs in to your site, they will not be able to see the blocked Gravity Forms menu links.

Gravity Forms Menus Restricted
Gravity Forms Menus Restricted

This approach works for the core Gravity Forms plugin and can also be used for add-on plugins from the official site, or third-party sites.

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Control User Access to Gravity Forms and WooCommerce

Gravity Forms Woocommerce

A PublishPress user has both Gravity Forms and WooCommerce on their site. They asked this is interesting question:

Can I use the Capabilities plugin to give the “Shop Manager” role user access to Gravity Forms entries?

The answer is “yes”, and we'll show you how to do it in this guide. We're going to be controlling access to this “Entries” menu link:

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How to Control Permissions for the Contact Form 7 Plugin

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Contact Form 7 is one of the most popular plugins in the WordPress world. However, it is a fairly basic plugin that lacks some key features such as access control.

In this guide, I'll show you how to control access to Contact Form 7 features. We'll use the PublishPress Capabilities plugin. If you want to take this tutorial a step further, check out how to control access to Contact Form 7 admin menus.

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Create Users Who Can Only See Gravity Forms Entries

Gravity Forms Entries

We have a PublishPress customer who also uses the Gravity Forms plugin. They asked us if it was possible to create a user who can do nothing in WordPress, except for edit form entries in Gravity Forms.

Yes, this is possible, and this tutorial will show you how.

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Canada’s New Journalism Runs on WordPress

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We often hear about old newspaper companies that are struggling. But there's a good chance that 2020 was a turning point for successful new journalists. If you look carefully, we're seeing many fresh, independent media projects.

The business model for these new projects is different. They are ditching corporate ownership in favor of a model that’s innovative, diverse, making money and overwhelmingly using WordPress.

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