WPAdverts Plugin

The great people over at WPAdverts, have written a code snippet to provide compatibility between BNFW and WPAdverts. You can view this snippet here: https://github.com/simpliko/wpadverts-snippets/blob/master/bnfw-trigger/bnfw-trigger.php

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Actions and Filters

Here is a list of all available actions and filters within BNFW, current up to 1.6.14. Common functions, such as to provide support for front-end forms in plugins or themes, can be found here. Actions These are the ‘Add New Notification’ screen actions: bnfw_after_default_notifications( $setting ) Triggered after the default notifications list in notification dropdown.…

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Troubleshooting WP Cron

WP Cron is essentially a virtual cron that WordPress uses to run tasks at a certain time or interval. It’s not a proper cron like the one you may get in your hosting control panel and it does have some caveats. Common issues with WP Cron and BNFW are: ‘New Post Published’ notifications aren’t sent…

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Adding Your Own Custom Shortcodes

If you would like to add your own custom shortcodes to BNFW, you can add do so by using the following code as a starting point. This code is a filter for the wp_mail function within WordPress. If you need help with this, you may need to enlist a developer to write the code you…

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Allow non-Administrators to Create Notifications

On install, BNFW only allows users in the Administrator user role to create and edit notifications. If however, you want to allow another user role, such as Editors, to create notifications too, you can enable the following capabilities on the required user role using a user role editor. bnfw edit_post delete_post I recommend the excellent…

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Add-ons

Please choose the documentation relating to the Better Notifications for WordPress add-on that you’re looking for from the menu on the right.

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How to Install Add-ons

Installing an add-on works exactly the same way as any other plugin within WordPress. To install an add-on, please do the following: Download the file from your original purchase receipt. If the link has expired, don’t worry, you can download it again from Your Account. Go to Plugins > Add New in your WP Admin.…

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Add-on Licenses

The add-on licenses screen allows you to add and activate the license keys for any BNFW add-ons that you have purchased or have a subscription for. Once you have installed and activated an add-on in the Plugins > Add New screen in the WordPress Admin, go to Notifications > Add-on Licenses to see the list…

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Subscriptions

This add-on allows a user to manage the BNFW notifications that they’re opted into via a series of checkboxes in their profile in the WordPress Admin, or via the front-end form which can be added to any page using a shortcode. Settings On installing this add-on, new settings become available under Notifications > Settings. These…

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Conditional Notifications

The Better Notifications for WordPress Conditional Notifications Add-on allows you to limit certain notifications depending on which categories, tags, post formats, or terms you choose. You can select single or multiple categories, tags, post formats, or terms but not mixtures of them. Programatically speaking, it uses an OR logical operator to send notifications. E.g. Send if this…

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