Hey all, I'm building a review site (along the lines of epinions.com). I'm using the MyReviewPlugin with Smileth theme.
I've hit a road block when it comes to user registration. I would like to have new users register before being able to make posts (in the form of reviews) but do not want them to have access to the WordPress Dashboard.
This sums it up: "For WordPress users, the post and page-writing functionalities are hidden away in the back-end admin panel of WordPress. Not only that, but users are required to have a registered account before being able to access these functions. Add on the fact that logging into the admin panel exposes the user to a different interface and visual environment, and you’ve got yourself a bad user experience and little incentive for the user to want to submit content.
So how do you create a site that offers a usable front-end form that will allow users to publish content immediately onto your site while still taking advantage of the powerful publishing engine of WordPress?"
So thats a fairly good tutorial to go from but I wondered if anyone has any other ideas, are there plugins which make this easy? This is my first website so I'm a complete newbie! Any advice would be great, thanks for your time :)