Public Add a Post

In this article, we will cover:

The Public Posting feature allows users to create and upload content directly to any TINT, without needing to post publicly from a social network. With the feature enabled users simply fill out a form (much like the form for Custom Posts), and their submissions are directly added to your TINT. From there you can approve or reject the content just like any other post.

How to add a Public Post feed on a TINT board

  1.  Go into the TINT board that you would like to add the Public add a Post feed onto, navigate to the CONTENT panel, and then click the "Public Posting" icon
  2. This will open a new pop box on the right-hand side with several options. 
    People who post to your TINT must provide their email address - to receive email addresses for users that upload content.
    People who post to your TINT must provide a custom field - to receive additional information from the user about their content.
    Upload custom Terms & Conditions - to upload your Terms and Conditions.  If this option is not selected, it will not go into UGC Studio and the post will not have the Green banner Rights Approved. 
    I would like to manually approve posts before they appear publicly on my TINT - to choose if you want to manually approve the content or not.
  3. Click the "Add Social Feed" button to proceed. 
  4. This will add the feed to your TINT board

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How a Public add a Post form looks like for a user

  1. To see the form, the user must click on the "+ Add a post" button.  This is usual in the top left-hand corner unless you have used CSS to move this.
  2. The user can select to upload an image or video via the " + Upload files" button and add a caption in the write a caption... field. 
  3. Then they can also upload an AUTHOR PHOTO by clicking the "+" button
  4. Then the input is for them to add their First & Last Name,
  5. Optional inputs if you selected them when setting up the feed, they will input their Email and the same for additional information if you selected the custom field option.
  6. After clicking "SHARE MY POST NOW!", the user will see the post added to the TINT. However, if you have moderation enabled for the feed, it will not be visible to others until you approve the post.  Also this post will appear in UGC Studio if you add terms and conditions to the feed.

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How to get a Public Add a Post form to pop up automatically when opening a TINT board

You have the ability to get the Public add a Post form to open up automatically when a user opens the TINT board. To implement this: add data-add-post-open to add the web embed. If set to "true", this will automatically open the public add a post modal.

For example:

<script async src='https://www.tintup.com/app/dist/embedded.js'></script><div class="tintup" data-id="article_board" data-columns="" data-expand="true" style="height: 500px; width: 100%;" data-personalization-id="1095729" data-infinitescroll="true" data-add-post-open="true" ></div>

It is also possible to specify the name of the query which, when present in the page's URL to automatically open the public add a post modal. 
For example, data-add-post-open="review" added to the embed:

data-add-post-open URL Expected behavior
(not present) https://www.example.com/ Closed
false https://www.example.com/ Closed
true https://www.example.com/ Open
r https://www.example.com/?r=1 Open
r https://www.example.com/ Closed
review https://www.example.com/?review=true Open
review https://www.example.com/?review=false Closed

How to get the report for Public add a Post

If you have Require Author Email Field enabled, you can find out who is posting to your TINT through a CSV export. 

  1. Go to your TINT board that you would like the file for 
  2. Click on ... to open up the menu
  3. Click "Export Posts to CSV"
  4. The Exporting posts to CSV pop-up will appear and a moving circle will appear until it's downloaded
  5. Click on the link posts.csv to download the file

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Once you’ve opened the CSV file search for rows where the network is public_post. There will be an entry for author email:

 

How to auto-generate tags on Public Add A Posts for a WebEmbed

To automatically generate tags on your Public Add A Post, do the following:

  1. You must add a tag you want to appear on the post, onto a post in the TINT board where you have your Public Post feed and/or Rating & Reviews feed on.  To learn how to add a tag to a single post or multiple tags, go to the section on How to add a Tag.
    For Product SKU, as long as the chosen Product SKU that you will put in data-post-tags="xxxx" exists on the account in Product Feeds, it will auto-tag. To find your SKUs, go to your Products Feeds in Team Settings and click on one of the feeds to find the SKU or you can download the CSV which holds all the SKUs that the product feeds have on the previous page to this.  For more information about Product feeds, go to the section on how to view a product feed or how to download the CSV file.

  2. Then you will need to generate your web embed.  Click here on how to do this. 
  3. Once you have your embed code, add data-post-tags="xxxx" into the snippet.  For tags, it will be the tag that you added to your post, and for product tags, it will be the SKU that is on the product.  

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Here are some examples of the Web Embeds for Public Add a Post and Ratings and Reviews:

Tag

<script async src='https://www.tintup.com/app/dist/embedded.js'></script><div class="tintup" data-id="article_board" data-columns="" data-expand="true" data-post-tags="landscape" style="height: 500px; width: 100%;" data-personalization-id="1095729" data-infinitescroll="true"></div>

Product Tag

<script async src='https://www.tintup.com/app/dist/embedded.js'></script><div class="tintup" data-id="new_ratings_and_review_test_board" data-columns="" data-post-tags="sku012345" data-expand="true" style="height: 500px; width: 100%;" data-personalization-id="1095836" data-infinitescroll="true"></div>

Just copy your embed into your website code and now when someone goes to your web embed and clicks Add A Post, when they submit the post, it will automatically tag the content in the TINT board.

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How to auto-generate tags on Public Add a Posts from Signage URL

  1. You must add a tag you want to appear on the post, onto a post in the TINT board where you have your Public Post feed on. To learn how to add a tag to a single post or multiple tags, go to the section on How to add a Tag.
  2. For Product SKU, as long as the chosen Product SKU that you will put in postTags=xxxxxx on your URL exists on the account in Product Feeds, it will auto-tag. To find your SKUs, go to your Products Feeds in Team Settings and click on one of the feeds to find the SKU or you can download the CSV which holds all the SKUs that the product feeds have on the previous page to this. For more information about Product feeds, go to the section on how to view a product feed or how to download the CSV file.
  3. Then you will need to generate your Signage URL.  Click here on how to do this. Though for a R&R theme which is a Web Embed theme, you can use the URL on that you get from Open in New Tab
  4. The URL will look something like this - https://www.tintup.com/app/tint/tint.html#xxxxxx?personalization_id=xxxxxxx and then you will add &postTags=xxxxxxxx to auto tag this

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Here are some examples of the display/signage URLs:

Tag

https://www.tintup.com/app/tint/tint.html#article_board?personalization_id=1095836&postTags=landscape

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Product Tag

https://www.tintup.com/app/tint/tint.html#article_board?personalization_id=1095836&postTags=sku012345

Just use this URL for example in a product review email and now when someone goes to this URL and clicks Add A Post, when they submit the post, it will automatically tag the content in the TINT board.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding Public Add a Post, please don’t hesitate to contact Technical Support at support@tintup.com.

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