If you are using Vlog theme for your video magazine, you might wanna add the page where your visitors can upload or submit their videos or posts.
User submitted posts plugin installation
In order to that, just access the WordPress admin area or your website and head to Plugins -> Add new. In the search form on the right side enter the “User submitted posts” and the plugin should get listed below. Now just click and install and activate the plugin. See image:
Now, once you activate the plugin, head to the plugins setting page.
Adjusting plugin setting
You can access the User submitted posts plugin setting in WordPress admin -> Settings section. Once you open up the setting page you will see the list of the fields and the form settings. Plugin offers the way to customize the fields that you want to use for the submission form, like a title and the text content as this fields are very important, the first will handle the post name and the second field is for pasting the YouTube or Vimeo link inside it.
You can go thru all settings on this page and check if you want the posts to be set in the specific category, draft or published status and more. You can also adjust the GRDP settings for the form and some other information’s that you need.
Once you set the form per your desire, it’s time to implement in on the page.
Creating the page for user-submitted video or post
Head to WordPress admin -> Pages and add the new page. You can set the page title per your desire and in the page content editor just entered the desired text that will be displayed above the form as intro text and paste the form shortcode like the example image:
Now, just save changes to your page and you’ll have the fully working page where your visitors can submit video posts using Youtube or Vimeo for example.
You can also use the same method to create a page where users can submit the text posts.