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Email Post Contributors When Their Posts Are Published

This WordPress code snippet below will email the Post Author a “post published successful” confirmation for every post published.
The code can be also used for the WordPress admin to check when, how and whats is published to the website, this WordPress code snippet can be useful if you want to track down publishers work.

Email Post Contributors When Their Posts Are Published code snippet:

 * Email Post Contributors When Their Posts Are Published
if ( ! function_exists( 'ns_author_notification' ) ) {
function ns_author_notification( $post_id ) {
  $post = get_post( $post_id );
  $author = get_userdata( $post->post_author );
  $message = "
  Hi ".$author->display_name.",
  Your post, ".$post->post_title." has just been published. Well done!";
  wp_mail( $author->user_email, "Your article is online", $message );
add_action( 'publish_post', 'ns_author_notification' );

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