Approving Entry

Learn how to approve an entry.

A user must submit an entry to participate in the contest (see the document Submitting Entry Form).

The change of entry data has the following flow:

  • If the entry require moderation then any change in entry data (in front-end) will be applied to entry only after the approval of these changes (see the document Entry Data Comparison)

  • Any change in entry data (in administrator section) will be applied to entry automatically (see the document Managing entries).

There are two ways to approve an entry:

1. Proceed to Control panel: Components > NorrCompetition. You will see a module that displays entries waiting for approval. Click on the entry you want to approve. Entry edit form will open. Set the value of the Approval field to Approved and save the entry.

2. Proceed to entries list: Components > NorrCompetition > Entries. Set the value of the approval status in the left sidebar filter to Unapproved. Select the entries to approve from the list and click on the Approve button on the top toolbar.

Setting notification about new entries

Additionally you can set up e-mail notifications about new entries. Proceed to Components > NorrCompetition > Options. In the General tab find the Entry Forms Notification parameter and select On New.

This notification will be sent to all users who have Receive System Emails parameter set to Yes in their profile.

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