The Post Excerpt field allows users to submit data that is then used to populate the excerpt of a post. This field works in tandem with the other Post fields to allow you to create a form that can generate post data from a user submission. It is available under the Post Fields section within the form editor.
Post Excerpt field as displayed in the Field Library
Post Excerpt field as displayed in the Form Editor.
This field uses only common field settings for the Appearance and Advanced settings. For a description of each of the common field settings, refer to this article. Below you will find description of specialty settings that are particular to this field.
|Select the post status that will be used for the post that is created by the form entry. Available options are Draft, Pending Review, and Published.
|Default Post Author
|Select the author that will be used for the post that is created by the form entry.
|Use logged in user as author
|Sets the post author to the WordPress user that submitted the form.
|Select the category that will be used for the post that is created by the form entry.
For more information on the use of merge tags, refer to these articles.
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