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Snax - Viral Content Builder

Snax - Viral Content Builder

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Snax lets site visitors (frontend) and editors (backend) create quizzes, polls, lists, memes and other viral content.

If you are interested in Snax, please check also our Bimber theme which has Snax included, for free.

Frontend interface

  • Let users create posts themselves
  • Dead-simple front-end uploader
  • Users can log in/register using most popular social networks
  • Users can upvote or downvote every submitted content
  • Integrated pagination
  • Integrated social sharing buttons
  • Integration with WP QUADS plugin for custom ad locations
  • Custom widget for displaying recently updated lists

Backend iterface

  • Create posts using backend interface
  • Role based access (by default for admins and editors)
  • Create quizzes
  • Create polls
  • Convert standard posts into lists

Post formats

  • Story (with WYSIWYG editor)
  • Meme (with Meme Generator)
  • Trivia quiz
  • Personality quiz
  • Poll
  • Versus
  • Hot or Not
  • Image
  • Gallery
  • Audio
  • Video
  • Embedded content from social media sites – YouTube videos, Instagram photos, Twitter statuses, etc. Everything you can embed in WordPress will work. With Embed.ly integration Snax supports over 400 social media channels.
  • Open List
  • Ranked List
  • Regular List
  • Any format can be disabled
  • Formats order can be changed

Quizzes

  • Types:
    • Trivia
    • Personality
  • Create on frontend and backend
  • Reveal correct/wrong answers:
    • at the end of the quiz
    • right after user answers a question
  • Define questions per page
  • Shuffle questions
  • Shuffle answers
  • Show “Start Quiz” button
  • Show “Play again” button
  • Allow users to share results
  • Share to unlock (user has to share first to see results)

Polls

  • Types:
    • Classic
    • Versus
    • Hot or Not
  • Create on frontend and backend
  • Reveal results:
    • at the end of the poll
    • right after user answers a question
  • Define questions per page
  • Shuffle questions
  • Shuffle answers
  • Allow users to share results
  • Share to unlock (user has to share first to see results)

Lists

  • List types:
    • Open: anyone can submit new list items and vote up for the best submission
    • Ranked: anyone can vote up for the best submission
    • Regular
  • List item types: image, video, audio, text or embed
  • Disable any item type
  • Show list status in post title
  • Show items count in post title
  • Allow rich editor for items
  • Allow commenting single list item
  • Allow voting on single list item
  • Allow voting on entire list

Embeds

  • Embed content from most popular sites like YouTube, Instagram or Facebook
  • Embed.ly integration.

    Embed.ly gives you access to more than 400 services.
    Free plan does not require any API key – just enable and enjoy!

Administration & Moderation

  • Role/capabilities access
  • Each submission requires your approval before publishing
  • Skip verification step for trusted users

Custom Widgets

  • Lists (display Recently added, Open for submission etc)
  • Call To Action (encourage users to create new posts: meme, story etc)
  • Teaser (encourage users to take an actions: fill poll, quiz etc)

Frontend submission full control

  • Force user to choose at least one post category
  • Allow users to choose many categories
  • Define categories to be chosen by a user
  • Auto assign post to category during submission
  • Define how many tags user can add
  • Force users to upload post featured image
  • Hide featured image on single post page

Privacy

  • Force users to agree with your “Terms and Conditions” policy
  • Allow users to report an abuse

Affiliate

  • Allow adding referral links to posts
  • Allow adding referral links to list items

Voting

  • You can disable entire voting system at one click
  • Allow guest users (not logged in) to vote
  • Defined post type user can vote on

Limits

  • Image upload:
    • Disable image upload
    • Define maximum image size
    • Define allowed image types (jpg, jpeg, png, gif)
  • Audio upload:
    • Disable audio upload
    • Define maximum audio size
    • Define allowed audio types (mp3, m4a, ogg, wav)
  • Video upload:
    • Disable video upload
    • Define maximum video size
    • Define allowed video types (mp4, m4v, mov, wmv, avi, mpg, ogg, 3gp, 3g2)
  • List items per page
  • User posts submitted per day
  • User items added to a new list/galley
  • User items added to an existing list
  • Maximum number of tags user can assign to a post during new submission
  • Posts:
    • Title length
    • Description length
    • Content length
  • Items:
    • Title length
    • Description length
    • Source length
    • Referral link length

Demo mode

The demo mode is the fastest way to start playing with frontend submission. Thanks to it, you don’t need to upload new images/embeds all the time you want to test submission process.

Facebook Instant Articles support

AMP support

Login/Register with Facebook, Google+ and other social networks
  • Powered by WordPress Social Login plugin (free)
  • 20+ networks to choose from: Facebook, Twitter, Google, Vkontakte, etc
  • Custom styling
  • You can even disable WordPress login form and use only the social login option

User Profiles

  • Powered by BuddyPress plugin (free)
  • Custom profile sections for submitted posts, open list submissions and votes
  • Custom notifications:
    • New post has been approved or rejected
    • New open list submission has been approved or rejected
    • New open list submission has been added
    • A post has been upvoted or downvoted
    • An open list submission has been upvoted or downvoted
  • Custom activities similar to notifications

Special Features

  • Disable admin bar for non-administrators
  • Disable WP Dashboard access for non-administrators
  • Disable WordPress login form
  • Enable login popup
  • Protect login form with reCaptcha
  • Send mail to admin when new post/item was added

Well Thought Features

  • 100% responsive design and retina ready
  • Cross browser compatibility
  • Translation ready
  • Full RTL support (right-to-left languages like Arabic or Hebrew)

Works with every well-coded theme

  • Developed to work smoothly with as many themes as possible
  • Tested with multiple free and premium themes

Developer-friendly

  • Developed with WordPress coding standards and best practices in mind
  • Easy to extend
  • Nearly 200 custom filters and actions
  • Easy to customize
  • Template parts can be overridden by themes

Really Premium Product

  • Created by ThemeForest Elite Author
  • 5-star support
  • Automatic, free theme updates
  • Always up to date online documentation

Need support?

Support for all our products is conducted through our support forum , where you can submit your product related questions, bug-findings, etc.

Disclaimer

The photos used in our live preview are not a part of the plugin. All photos can be purchased from shutterstock.com

Latest Updates

VERSION 1.71 – 10 April 2020, major update

# NEW - Poll: View question results button added
# NEW - Poll: Option to allow/disallow multiple voting (for a single poll)
# NEW - Poll: Option to allow/disallow guests voting (for a single poll)
# NEW - Poll: Option to show/hide results (for a single poll)
# NEW - Poll: Show "Take a poll" CTA button when a poll is auto loaded
# NEW - Poll: "Duplicate" poll action added (available from WP Admin > Polls list)
# NEW - Poll: Fake views metabox added (for a single poll)
# NEW - Overview Dashboard Widget

# Improved - social avatar used as default BuddyPress profile photo
# Improved - prevent caching (HTTP cache) of frontend submission pages
# Improved - Poll: "Settings" link added under WP Admin > Polls
# Improved - Login/Register button on a poll/quiz integrated with login popup

# Fixed - Facebook share result for Personality quiz
# Fixed - Twitter share result encoding
# Fixed - Link format wrong encoding
# Fixed - comments off after adding updating a list/gallery
# Fixed - collection broken endpoints
# Fixed - missing translation for popup Close button
# Fixed - empty total number of questions on quiz results page
# Fixed - Poll: share buttons don't work with Facebook widget on the same page
# Fixed - Poll: Settings tab misplaced on RTL
# Fixed - Poll: related post types are not removed when poll removed
# Fixed - inaccurate list items counter (no items, items counted twice)
# Fixed - missing translations
# Fixed - Format archive empty when WooCommerce is active
# Fixed - Report link for List Item always visible
# Fixed - Link format views counting broken

VERSION 1.53 – 5 December 2019, major update

# NEW - Snax Plugin: External Product format
# NEW - Snax Plugin: social login integration for bbPress login form
# NEW - Snax: Allow users to change quiz answer
# NEW - Snax Plugin: added progress bar for all quiz types
# NEW - Snax Plugin: added progress bar for all poll types
# NEW - Snax Plugin: added animated GIFs support quiz questions
# NEW - Snax Plugin: added animated GIFs support poll questions
# NEW - Snax Plugin: History collection is now listed in the BuddyPress Member Profile > Collections > Private tab
# NEW - Snax Plugin: Favorites Collection is now listed in the BuddyPress Member Profile > Collections > Private tab
# NEW - Snax Plugin: Read Later collection is now listed in the BuddyPress Member Profile > Collections > Private tab
# NEW - Snax Plugin: redesigned "empty state" in the BuddyPress Member Profile > Collections tab
# NEW - Snax Plugin: redesigned "empty state" in the BuddyPress Member Profile > Votes tab
# NEW - Snax Plugin: redesigned "empty state" in the Latest Votes widget

# Improved - Snax: better empty states in the BuddyPress Member Profile > Collections tab
# Improved - Snax: URL var in Permalinks allows to change "snax_" in URL for all Snax components
# Improved - Snax: redirect to first question if quiz started on wrong page
# Improved - Snax Link Format: URL is visible during edition

# Fixed - Snax: Link format missing button
# Fixed - Snax: External Product format URL not set
# Fixed - Snax Plugin: Disable notification after voting on own posts
# Fixed - Snax Plugin: open post comments, if enabled in Discussion settings, after post publication
# Fixed - Snax Plugin: remove #_=_ from URL when Facebook successfully authenticates a user
# Fixed - Snax Plugin: missing featured image after upload (Poll/Quiz format)
# Fixed - Snax Plugin: category whitelist doesn't work
# Fixed - Snax: Next question button inactive after changing answer
# Fixed - Snax: missing icons on frontend uploader
# Fixed - Snax: Audio/Video embed can't be added to an existing list

VERSION 1.48 – 8 October 2019, major update

# NEW - Social Login
# NEW - Edit/Delete formats
# NEW - Option to change voting icons (6 sets available)
# NEW - Option to define video adding methods (upload, embed)
# NEW - Full Polish translation

# Improved - Prevent double clicking on submit buttons in the frontend submission form
# Improved - Edit post link added on posts list (backend)
# Improved - HTMl is now allowed for the Overview field, for all formats
# Improved - snax_login_redirect_url filter
# Improved - Added font-display for better font loading
# Improved - reCaptcha v3 support
# Improved - Show all user posts in profile (added via backend and frontend)
# Improved - Don't display poll question counter if only one question is available

# Fixed - WP Login Form can't be disabled
# Fixed - Polls/Quizzes category whitelist is ignored
# Fixed - Twitter share title wrong encoding
# Fixed - voting box visible on unapproved posts
# Fixed - Latest Votes widget is missing vote icons
# Fixed - Submit for Review button active during submission
# Fixed - Waiting Room available even the option disabled in settings
# Fixed - add item to list from URL doesn't work
# Fixed - reply on comment doesn't work on a single Item page
# Fixed - missing menu on snax collection archive
# Fixed - items are not visible on AMP
# Fixed - post featured image downloaded twice
# Fixed - entry actions (Report, Add to collection) missing on some formats
# Fixed - Frontend Submission glitches in Dark Mode
# Fixed - upload feedback misaligned on RTL
# Fixed - wrong submission counter
# Fixed - posts filtering in profile doesn't work
# Fixed - Froala editor is not loaded for list items, even the related option is on
# Fixed - when you remove the auto featured image, you remove origin image from snax item
# Fixed - pending posts are accessible by unauthorized users
# Fixed - Collections design (App Style)
# Fixed - dark mode glitches in Froala editor
# Fixed - item action icons misaligned
# Fixed - wrong collection urls
# Fixed - link url in share description
# Fixed - Collection Items sorting order is wrong
# Fixed - ad between items has got no proper bottom margin
# Fixed - "open in new tab" editor option is not visible
# Fixed - Poll RTL glitches
# Fixed - button is not visible on smaller screens
# Fixed - Open List Submission Form misaligned on mobiles
# Fixed - Item Comments Form glitches: CSS fixes
# Fixed - collections archive list all collection posts
# Fixed - submission notes are too wide in the boxed layout
# Fixed - wrong logic on a single collection page
# Fixed - wrong plugin version
# Fixed - single poll pagination has got no bottom margin
# Fixed - single quiz pagination has got no bottom margin
# Fixed - Latest votes widget, wrong author if anonymous
# Fixed - Open Graph characters encoding
# Fixed - item in pending state is visible on published list
# Fixed - gallery items order
# Fixed - login popup recaptcha misaligned on smaller screens
# Fixed - Ul, OL alignments issues: CSS fixes
# Fixed - GIFs on archive pages too small: CSS fixes
# Fixed - Only Author can vote, if anonymous voting disabled
# Fixed - Open Graph encoding
# Fixed - Minor CSS fixes
# Fixed - missing translations

VERSION 1.19 – 11 December 2018, major update

# NEW - Link format
# NEW - Options to edit format texts and labels

# Improved - Option to disable linking to a single item page from a list
# Improved - Prevent links duplication
# Improved - CSS classes added to allow easier elements targeting
# Improved - Moderation

# Fixed - Snax toolbar is missing in the preview mode
# Fixed - Snax Poll results mobile CSS fixes
# Fixed - Other CSS minor fixes
# Fixed - PHP notices and errors
# Fixed - Missing translations

VERSION 1.14.3 – 22 August 2018, major update

# Improved - myCRED integration (hook)
# Improved - Votes BuddyPress page and widget
# Improved - Snax GDPR compliance improvements
# Improved - reCaptcha on BuddyPress register form

# Fixed - CSS fixes
# Fixed - PHP notices and errors
# Fixed - Missing translations
# Fixed - Auto Featured Image for embeds overrides the one set manually
# Fixed - Fake votes not working
# Fixed - Snax format's options not working properly
# Fixed - Fake counters issues
# Fixed - List draft issues
# Fixed - Email notices not working correctly
# Fixed - Votes widget issues
# Fixed - Front submission UI issues
# Fixed - Draft and post status related issues
# Fixed - Embed issues
# Fixed - Broken link in after submission notice
# Fixed - Login popup issues
# Fixed - Meme creator issues
# Fixed - No page reload after login in login popup
# Fixed - Unnecessary "See more" link in item comments
# Fixed - HTML special chars are escaped in microshares
# Fixed - Meme - minor UI glitches
# Fixed - Issues with login popup
# Fixed - All list drafts turn into open lists
# Fixed - Share buttons always visible in polls
# Fixed - Password reset not working on multisite
# Fixed - Snax poll character escaping issues
# Fixed - Meme creator UI glitches
# Fixed - BuddyPress user profile collection excerpt issues
# Fixed - Auto Featured Image issues
# Fixed - Multiple Category Assing on mobile UX glitches
# Fixed - Post limit blocking edition
# Fixed - Voting breaks on AMP
# Fixed - Snax item's comment being under moderation is visible for other members
# Fixed - Twitter login not working in WP Social Login
# Fixed - Snax item comments - see more uses wrong post count
# Fixed - Snax Authors can't add images to a poll
# Fixed - Embed instead of featured image shown in collection for Snax Polls and Quizzes
# Fixed - Snax breaks 2nd level comments
# Fixed - No featured images in the BuddyPress posts card
# Fixed - Snax breaks wp-admin post search
# Fixed - Image/item microshare shares wrong image
# Fixed - Mov videos not working
# Fixed - Snax sanitizes embedly in story
# Fixed - Snax Lists widget shows closed for submissions lists when is set to show only open for submissions lists
# Fixed - Escaping characters in poll share
# Fixed - Only first poll share works
# Fixed - Polls require manual regeneration of permalinks to work

VERSION 1.8 to 1.13 – 26 October 2017, major update

# NEW - Video format
# NEW - Audio format
# NEW - Video list item
# NEW - Audio list item
# NEW - Text list item (now you can create text based list)
# NEW - Embed.ly integration, 400+ providers supported
# NEW - Full control over each format (upload size, allowed mime types)
# NEW - Disable adding referrals for non-admin users
# NEW - Show/hide featured images per Snax format
# NEW - Froala editor in item description
# NEW - Front end reset password form
# NEW - Single item comments on the list/gallery view
# NEW - Upload form UI/UX
# NEW - WordPress 4.8 compatible
# NEW - reCaptcha for login popup
# NEW - Forgot password ajax form, no more redirects to backend
# NEW - Auto title for embeds
# NEW - Option to define limit after which an open list will be closed automatically
# NEW - Option to make Featured Image required during post creation
# NEW - Limits section (adjust length of post/item title, description etc)
# NEW - "Buy now" affiliate links and some bug fixes.
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