5 Best Frontend Publishing WordPress Plugins

Frontend publishing is one of the very useful features these days because the collaborative work can be really effective and help you to keep your site active. In fact, I was looking for one such option in the past as I wanted to create a user-driven site where they can submit content without going to the WordPress admin dashboard.

Currently, there are a number of plugins available which will help you to allow users to submit content from the frontend of the site. There are a number of WordPress themes with this option too, we have listed the best content sharing WordPress themes here.

You can use those themes to allow your users to submit content from the frontend of the site. If you are creating a viral content site, this feature can be really effective because it will help you to get interesting content regularly from your users.

Generally, the users need to use the WordPress dashboard to publish content. Though you can allow users to submit content on your site by using the WordPress's core feature make anyone author or a contributor, it is not a good idea to provide everyone access to the dashboard.

In this post, we will have a look at the WordPress frontend publishing plugins which will help you to allow your users to publish content from the frontend of the site without going to the dashboard of the site.

Top Frontend Publishing Plugins

Frontend Publishing Pro

Frontend Publishing Pro is a premium WordPress plugin that will help your users to publish content from the frontend of the site. It comes with a comprehensive solution  to create the submission form and make the process really easy for your users to publish their own content.

It offers you drag and drop form builder that will have enabled you to create the form quickly and get started. It offers you the option to allow your users to create, edit and delete the content published by them.

As the admin, you can create an unlimited number of forms with its own settings and restrictions. You can add custom fields to the forms as per your requirement and niche you are in. So, overall it's a great solution and one of the best options available right now.

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WP User Frontend

WP User Frontend is a free WordPress plugin that will help your users to submit content from the front-end of the site. If you use this plugin the users will be able to create new posts, edit their profile all from the site frontend and they don't have to have access to the main dashboard.

As an admin, you can set the status of the submitted content and make it go live to the site directly or set them as a draft which will go live once you approve. You also have the option to set user level in the dashboard.

The overall system comes with custom features like you can allow users to submit attachment and featured image with the post if you wish to. So, overall it offers you all the options which are required to create a great looking post.

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AccessPress Anonymous Post Pro

Another really nice WordPress plugin for frontend posting, it gives your users the option to create WordPress post from the frontend of the site. It has the option to post articles from the frontend of the site with images and you can set the image dimension.

You can add custom fields as per your requirement and have the option to choose category while creating the post. This plugin offers you the option to create an unlimited number of forms with its own settings and restrictions.

The drag and drop form builder makes the process really easy to create custom forms. Also, you can restrict not logged in users from the site and force them to login before they can post on your site or you can allow any users to post as per your choice.

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WordPress Guest Posting Plugin

As the name suggests, it allows your users to post content from the frontend of the site and as admin, you can approve or reject the posts. You can also make the posting paid, that means the users will have to pay you for posting their content on your site.

If you are creating a niche business blog which offers an option to the users to promote their content by publishing their content on your site the payment option will really work for you. In fact, if you are able to create a popular site and drive some really good traffic you will be able to make a lot of money from the site.

It gives you an easy option to receive payment through PayPal. The plugin is super flexible and it supports custom post types as well along with the regular posts. You can place the submission form anywhere in the site as per your requirement and you can place it in the sidebar as well.

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User Submitted Posts

User Submitted Posts is a popular free option for frontend publishing, it offers you an easy option to allow your users to submit content without going to the main WordPress dashboard. You can place the submission form by using the template tag or the shortcode as per your convenience.

The plugin is very simple but it offers you all the required fields to create a quality post, you will have the title, content, category, Captcha as well as the image upload feature in the form so that you can directly publish the content once you check it.

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Final Word

The above-mentioned plugins are the best frontend publishing plugins available right now and they come with all the required options and features which are required to create a great looking quality post.

It is very important for any blog to be active and have fresh content regularly to drive a good amount of traffic. So, if you are not able to create content on a regular basis, opening the site to your users and allow them to submit content is a great idea.

5 Best Frontend Publishing WordPress Plugins
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