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Sends the Participants Database welcome email when a record is approved
<?php
/*
Plugin Name: Participants Database Send Welcome On Approval
Description: Sends the welcome email when a record is approved.
*/
/*
* check the new record data before the record is updated
*/
add_filter( 'pdb-before_submit_update', 'pdb_send_record_update_notification' );
/**
* sends an email notification when a record is approved
*
* @param array $post the submitted record data
* @return array the new record data
*/
function pdb_send_record_update_notification( $post )
{
if ( ! is_admin() || empty( $post['email'] ) ) {
/*
* if we're not in the admin or if there is no email address to send to, do
* nothing and return
*/
return $post;
}
/*
* these three variables will need to be edited for your application
*/
$subject = 'We approved your registration';
$message = 'Dear [first_name] [last_name],
Thanks for registering! You may <a href="[record_link]">access and update your record here.</a>';
$from = 'Your Website <info@yourwebsite.com>';
/*
* put it all together into the configuration array
*/
$config = array(
'to' => $post['email'],
'from' => $from,
'subject' => $subject,
'template' => $message,
);
// send the email if the record is getting approved
if ( pdb_record_is_getting_approved( $post ) ) {
PDb_Template_Email::send( $config, $post );
}
/*
* return the record data so it can be saved
*/
return $post;
}
function pdb_record_is_getting_approved( $new_record )
{
$old_record = Participants_Db::get_participant( $new_record['id']);
if ( $old_record['approved'] !== 'yes' && $new_record['approved'] === 'yes' ) {
return true;
}
return false;
}
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