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Frontend User Dashboard

To utilize the user dashboard first configure the global settings as you like from wp-dashboard→User Frontend→Settings→Dashboard.

The Dashboard page has all global settings for user dashboards for your site. To learn about configuring this page, read this documentation.

Configuring Frontend User Dashboards

A user can see all his posts in his WPUF user dashboard.

  1. Create a page, e.g. Dashboard.
  2. To use single post type, insert this shortcode in the body of the page [wpuf_dashboard post_type="post_type_name"].
  3. To allow multiple post types insert this shortcode: [wpuf_dashboard post_type="post_type_name, custom_post_type_name"].

Customize Dashboard with Attributes

Now admin can customize the dashboard according to his needs by using some newly added attributes like ‘form_id' ,  ‘category' , ‘featured_image' , ‘meta'  or ‘excerpt' .

Admin can show only the posts of their preferred form by adding the form id’s inside [wpuf_dashboard] shortcode. As example, then we can show only the posts of certain forms with id 101, 102 then admin can use the shortcode as [wpuf_dashboard form_id=”101, 102”].

Meta keys can be shown as [wpuf_dashboard meta=”meta_key1, meta_key2”].

Category of the post can be shown as [wpuf_dashboard category=”on”]. Featured images can be shown by [wpuf_dashboard featured_image=”on”]. Excerpts can be shown as [wpuf_dashboard excerpt=”on”].

To configure how many posts will be displayed in a page, you can configure the settings at Settings→Dashboard→ Posts per page. There are other settings also for dashboard.

  • You can show the user bio in dashboard
  • Show the count of posts.
  • Show featured image and set the size to display.

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