CM Locations Manager Anonymous Posting Add-on for WordPress by CreativeMinds

Locations Manager Anonymous User Posting for WordPress

Allow anonymous users to suggest new locations for your WordPress multiple locations map plugin with this add-on, including location moderation for enhanced social engagement.

Requires CM Location Manager Pro.

WordPress Version
5.4.0 or Higher
Tested up to
WordPress 6.5.X
May 23, 2021
5.7 - 8.2.X

Location Manager Anonymous Posting AddOn Description

The CM Location Anonymous Posting AddOn for WordPress supports anonymous uploads of location and point of interest to the locations manager plugin.

Safe Guest Posting

The add-on allows admins to open their WordPress website to guest collaboration without losing control. Administrators can moderate each location and approve or trash it.

The plugin also supports adding a Captcha check widget to the upload form.

General, ToS, and ReCaptcha Settings
General, ToS, and ReCaptcha Settings

Location Manager Anonymous Posting Prerequisite Plugin

You need to have the CM Location Manager pro plugin installed before using this addon

Locations Manager Anonymous Posting Features

Submission Settings – Define if non logged-in users can also submit a location
Moderation – Moderate every new location posting before it appears on the website
Notification – Set an email template for the notification sent to user once his location has been moderated and accepted
reCAPTCHA Support – Enable reCAPTCHA support to avoid spam posting
Terms of Service – Add terms for the user to approve before submitting his location
Labels – Adjust the labels appearing when submission form appears

Location Manager Anonymous Posting Gallery

Locations manager Anonymous Posting Frequently Asked Questions

Are site visitors required to leave any details like email, name etc to be able to post locations maps with this add-on?

No. Site users don’t need to leave any information they can post completely anonymously. If you are concerned about malicious visitors posting rubbish content you can enable reCaptcha and moderation.

To learn more about this feature see this Help article.

How can I make sure that spammers don't post irrelevant or inappropriate content?

The Captcha is a good way to prevent bots from posting, and then enabling moderation will work as a filter for inappropriate content being uploaded by people with dubious intent.

To learn more about the reCaptcha feature see this Help article. Or to learn about the moderation feature Click here

Are anonymous users able to upload files to the site via the Location Maps form?

That’s up to you. You can choose to enable or disable the ability of anonymous users to upload image or video files to the site depending on your preference.

To learn more about this feature see this Help article.

I want to ensure that locations maps created on the site become property of the site. Can I add some disclaimer or legalese for this through the add-on?

We have built in a Terms of Service feature that can be enabled or disabled as you need.

It allows you to add some information that the site visitor must agree to by checking a box before they are able to complete the locations map submission.

You can modify the Terms of Service that is displayed here.

To learn more about this feature see this Help article.

How is the site Admin notified that there are locations maps pending approval from anonymous users?

The admin receives an email notification. They can also filter locations in the locations section of the plugin settings to view only pending locations maps before choosing which to enable.

To learn more about this feature see this Help article.

Is there any way to turn off moderation of new locations?

Yes. Some users would prefer to allow locations to be posted to the site without approval being required. This can help increase the rate at with the site grows. Enabling or disabling moderation is very simple

To learn more about this feature see this Help article.

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