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I need a plugin which should send an mail to the "current_user" after a click on a "send" button. The reason for this that I have some pdf.files which should not be downloadable directly. There is a short description of the Pdf with a "send" button. If the user click the button a "download link" should be sent to his login mail.

I have tried a lot of different form-plugins, but none of this accepts a shortcode in the "to" field.

Thanks for any help!!

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Gravity Forms will be your solution, but you will have to do some custom notifications.

You will also need User Registration Add-On the https://www.gravityforms.com/add-ons/user-registration/

What you will need to do is:

  1. Create a hidden field called for example "current user email" and allow it to be populated automatically.

  2. Create a user registration feed and select Update User Option

  3. Link this field with logged in user meta info - this will populate the form with current logged in user email address

  4. Create a new notification template on submission and select option Email to -> Select a field -> Send To a Field -> Your hidden field. Screenshot: https://www.screencast.com/t/pHX5r4udu

  5. Configure the rest of the email

  6. Voilà it works

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  • Thank you for your help and description, but this is a very expensive solution $ 259 per year and, I don;t need all the other stuff. Maybe some lines of php code can do the same??. I already get the "current_user" with a simple funtion but than I stuck. – Michael Jun 2 '18 at 7:15
  • and I have no problem to pay some amount for a good solution :) – Michael Jun 2 '18 at 7:35
  • I have done a bit of Googleing and found this thread using contact form 7: stackoverflow.com/questions/28406149/… – Marek Ojciec Dyrektor Malinows Jun 4 '18 at 11:00
  • Excellent, very helpful. I'v done also a lot of searching but found nothing like this. – Michael Jun 4 '18 at 11:54

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