Frequently Asked Questions

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Q: Do I have to create accounts for authors and reviewers?

A: WP Abstracts differentiates users from their login type, this means every user needs an account and users may create his / her account themselves (or the admin may do it and forward them their credentials).

Q. I cannot find the registration area, how do authors or reviewers register?

A. The registration link (Create an Account) is located on the Login page. Authors and Reviewers may self-register on your website using the default WordPress signup process. To enable this, go to your WordPress Settings -> General tab and check the box that says “Any can Register”.

Q. How do I specify the types of abstract submissions (poster, panel etc) for my conference?

A. Simply go to WP Abstracts Settings Tab and enter the types you want to allow for presenters. Types are comma separated.

Q. When clicking “New Abstracts” I get the following message “Abstract submission for this event has past”. What can I do?

A. This simply means that the deadline for your event has passed. If the event is still active simply go to the events tab in the admin area and extend the deadline date of the event.

Q. How do I setup Authors and Reviewers?

A. Authors are equivalent to WordPress subscriber user role while reviewers are the editor user roles. Users may self register as authors and the site admin can then upgrade subscriber account to editor thus making that user a reviewer.