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I know WordPress is best for blog engine and with some plugin like Advance Custom Field, WP can become a great CMS. But it still good for publisher to push content to user. Now I have quite a situation. My friend want to use WP as a engine where user can contribute their post and others can review it. Is it possible to do with WP

I can create a custom theme & plugin to do the trick, but is it good for performance when user put a lot of things (pages and post) on it?

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closed as not a real question by anu, Stephen Harris, toscho Jun 28 '12 at 17:16

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...use WP as a engine where user can contribute their post and others can review it.

I don't think you need a plugin for what you want to do.

Enable user registration on your WordPress site by going to WordPress Dashboard > Settings > General and checking Anyone can register option.

Then right below it is the New User Default Role setting which has a drop-down menu next to it that allows you to set the "role" for newly registered users. Set it to Contributor.

Now like you said, the "Administrator(s)" and/or "Editor(s)" of the WordPress site can approve/disapprove/publish/delete the posts made by the "Contributors". Contributors themselves cannot publish their posts.

Read this for more info on User Roles in WordPress.

NOTE: Assigning the role of a "contributor" to all registered users may not be such a great idea. So, instead you can set the New User Default Role to "Subscriber" and manually promote user(s) to the role of a "Contributor". That's just an idea. You can do it in a way that suits you best (like email requests for example).

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You should probably manually add contributors rather than allowing anyone to register as a contributor. Or at least have some intermittent step where you delay access until an admin has allowed a registration. – Stephen Harris Jun 28 '12 at 15:21
agree, we should not grant permission like that – Trinh Hoang Nhu Jun 28 '12 at 15:28

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