Useful Functions

Although these are scattered throughout the documentation on the relevant pages, here is a useful list of BNFW functions that provide support with other plugins:


Add Support for Gravity Forms User Registration Add-on

if ( ! function_exists( 'gf_new_user_notification' ) ) {
function gf_new_user_notification( $user_id, $plaintext_pass = '', $notify = '' ) {
wp_new_user_notification( $user_id, null, $notify ? $notify : ! empty( $plaintext_pass ) );


Add Support for Themes with Front-end Forms

Please note, this is for themes only. For plugins, please see the next filter, below.

function bnfw_insert_post_hook_for_theme( $themes ) {
$themes[] = 'theme_name';
return $themes;
add_filter( 'bnfw_insert_post_themes', 'bnfw_insert_post_hook_for_theme' );


Add Support for Plugins with Front-end Forms

add_filter( 'bnfw_trigger_insert_post', '__return_true' );


Remove the Global Override Add-on ‘Notifications’ Metabox from a Custom Post Type

function bnfw_ignore_cpt( $cpts ) {
$cpts = 'cpt_to_be_ignored';
add_filter( 'bnfw_ppo_ignore_cpt', 'bnfw_ignore_cpt' );

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