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[resolved] Publish feedback to public site? (3 posts)

  1. theonetruebix
    Member
    Posted 10 months ago #

    Is there any way (theme hacking included) to display feedback submitted via Jetpack's contact form (preferably by form, not for all forms, if that's even possible)? Really, I'm trying to find a relatively easy way to use Contact/Feedbacks as a sort of guestbook, since I can customize the form fields.

    Thanks!

    http://wordpress.org/plugins/jetpack/

  2. theonetruebix
    Member
    Posted 9 months ago #

    I gather from this thread that Feedbacks are stored as a custom post type. So, anyone know of a plugin to access/manipulate custom post types that would let me access Jetpacks' feedbacks in a way that lets me do the above?

  3. Jeremy Herve
    Happiness Engineer
    Plugin Author

    Posted 9 months ago #

    Feedbacks are stored as a custom post type

    That's correct. However, that custom post type is private (#), so it cannot be displayed on the front end of your site unless you force all private CPT to be public.

    To display them, you'll need to make changes to your theme. You can create a custom page template and add a custom loop there thanks to WP_Query. In that custom loop, you'll query all posts belonging to the "feedback" post type:
    http://codex.wordpress.org/Class_Reference/WP_Query#Type_Parameters
    http://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/browser/jetpack/tags/2.5/modules/contact-form/grunion-contact-form.php#L79

    Some plugins might handle this for you, but I'm not familiar with such plugins I'm afraid.

    I hope this helps.

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