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04.22.2005

WordPress Draft Notifier plugin

Filed under: wordpress @ 20:06

This plugin will send an email notification to the blog’s administrator when a draft is written or edited by a user that cannot publish posts (these users are called “Contributors“). You may find such notification useful since these posts must be subsequently approved (published) by a user who can publish other people’s posts.

NOTE: Notification is sent to the email address defined in the Administration Panels: Options->General / Email address. This is not, in general, the same address as that specified for the Admin user account.

Instructions:

  1. Download the plugin.
  2. Upload it to your wp-content/plugins/ directory (i.e. wp-content/plugins/draft-notifier.php).
  3. Make sure the file has sufficient File Permissions to be read by your web server (you probably don’t have to worry about this step).
  4. Activate the plugin called “Draft Notifier” from your Administration Panel’s Plugin Manager.

That should be it. No configuration is necessary.

UPDATE: This plugin is now hosted on http://wp-plugins.org and is called “Draft Notifier“.

81 Comments

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    Sascha 04.26.2010 @ 00:20

    Hallo Michael,

    Ich würde gerne wissen ob es machbar ist das der Autor des Beitrages eine email erhält und nicht der Admin!?

    Sascha

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    I have installed your email post changes but it is not working

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    Eric 01.24.2011 @ 19:53

    I am using 3.0.1 and just confirmed that email works with the “Check Email” plugin. However, the Email Post Changes plugin was not doing anything at all. It was activated, the settings were set to send to two working email addresses. But when I edited a page, I got no email at all.

    Just figured out what was going wrong. The WP site had been set to NOT save revisions. Since this plugin extends the regular revision process diff checking, the fact that revisions were not being saved meant the plugin code was never called, even though it was activated.

    I would recommend that the install instructions remind folks to make sure revisions are enabled and that the settings page include a warning if it finds that revisions are disabled.

    In any case, my problem is solved, the plugin is working great! Thanks!

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      MDA 03.01.2011 @ 20:17

      Good point :). Thanks!

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    Tim 03.11.2011 @ 09:59

    Great plugin for guest posters on the blog. I’ll have to implement this as well.

  10.  
    Hitesh 03.24.2011 @ 05:52

    @Eric: How Do I Enable Revisions?

  11.  
    Karen Merguerian 09.27.2011 @ 08:37

    Is it possible to enter two emails in that General screen? I tried that with a comma separation and it strips it on saving. We have two editors with permission to publish in case one is sick/out. Suggestions

  12.  
    Dan 03.21.2012 @ 03:02

    Hi there,

    Just to make a comment about your plugin..I think the title is misleading, a notification is NOT sent when the post/page is saved as a DRAFT, instead a notification is sent when it is set to PENDING. i.e. submitted for review. This is an important difference.

    Thanks,
    D.

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