Here’s a little story and a little tip. I was recently speaking with a friend (yes, wizards do have friends) and he was sharing some of the requirements for a site he was working on.
This site needed to have a form that would allow users to submit posts (aka content) to the site, register the user and then make sure the newly registered user was properly attributed as the author of the submitted post.
He was estimating that it would take about 8 – 10 hours to build such functionality. I was very happy to point him to Gravity Forms. He was ecstatic! It took him 30 minutes from start to finish to install and configure his form with Gravity Forms plus the User Registration Add-on! The only piece he was a little confused by was how to set the registered user as the post’s author.
Easy enough! After you’ve added at least one Post field to your form, a new option to “Set as Post Author” will appear on the User Registration feed settings for that form. Check “Enable” and the registered user will automatically be set as the author of the created post.