Adding a Petition and the Petition pages

Adding a Petition

Adding a new petition to your site couldn’t be simpler.

  1. Go to ‘Petition Pro -> Petition Add/Delete/Edit’ and fill in the form to add a new petition.
  2. Now the petition has been add to the Current Petition table, click ‘Edit Petition’.
  3. Fill in the details as you require and make sure the petition is enabled using the check box near the bottom.
  4. Copy the petition short code at the top of the edit page (something like [[petition-1]]). Go to the page you want to add the petition to in ‘Pages’ and paste in the short code and make sure the page template ‘Petition Page’ is selected.
  5. Once published/updated, the petition should appear on that page.

Create the signatories page

  1. To add a signatories page create a new page and make sure page template ‘Petition Signatures Page’ is selected.
  2. Add the following short code to the page [[signatures-1]], replacing the number with the relevant petition ID.
  3. Publish/update the page and the page should now show a list of the most recent signatures.

Adding the Petition Complete page

  1. Create a new page and make sure slug is ‘petition-complete’ as this is what it returns to once the signature has been confirmed.

Adding the Petition Error page

  1. Create a new page and make sure slug is ‘petition-error’ as this is what it returns to once the signature has thrown back an error.

Delete Petitions

  1. To delete a petition, go to ‘Petition Pro -> Petition Add/Delete/Edit’ and click ‘Delete Petition’ next to the one you wish to delete.

Manage Petitions

You can manage petitions under ‘Petition Pro -> Petition Management’. Here you can download petition results in CSV format, resent confirmation emails and also delete signatures if you wish.

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