Competition

This section of configuration includes the settings that apply for all competitions unless they are changed for the specific competition.

Application Form Options

  • Application Count – the application forms count that a user can submit for one competition.
  • Application Approval - select what applications should be automatically approved (will not require moderation): None, New, Changed or All.
  • Additional Photos - if set to 'Yes', then in competitions of 'Photo' and 'Video' type in addition to the main media user can upload more photos that will be displayed as a gallery on the participant's page.
  • Photos Limit - the limit of additional photos per participant.
  • Application Creator - if you allow submission of application forms by unregistered users then you have to set a user who will be the default creator for this applications.
  • Captcha - show or hide captcha for unregistered users in the application form.
    Please note that only Google reCAPTCHA v2 is supported. Do not forget to setup and enable reCAPTCHA plugin.

Voting Options

  • Enable Rating – if rating is enabled then the users will be able to vote for participants. This parameter is working for active competition only.
  • Votes - show or hide the votes for participants.
  • Votes per Competition – the maximum allowed votes for one voter during one competition. Set to zero or leave empty for unlimited votes.
  • Vote Frequency – if you allow to cast more than one vote in competition then you can set the vote frequency. You can choose from standard options: no limit (default), once per hour, once per 6 hours, once per 12 hours, once per day, once per week, once per month.
  • Custom Vote Frequency - if the standard options of vote frequency do not meet your requirements then you can set the custom vote frequency for competition. This parameter will override the standard vote frequency.
  • Custom Frequency Mode - the mode for your custom vote frequency in competition: seconds, minutes, hours or days.
  • Votes per Participant - the maximum allowed votes for one voter per participant. Set to zero or leave empty for unlimited votes.
  • Vote Frequency – if you allow to cast more than one vote per participant then you can set the vote frequency. You can choose from standard options: once per hour, once per 6 hours, once per 12 hours, once per day (default), once per week, once per month.
  • Custom Vote Frequency - if the standard options of vote frequency do not meet your requirements then you can set the custom vote frequency. This parameter will override the standard vote frequency.
  • Custom Frequency Mode - the mode for your custom vote frequency: seconds, minutes, hours or days.
  • Count Past Votes – if yes, then all the votes regardless of the voting period will be included for counting the current votes of the voter. If no, then only those votes are included, that were casted after the start of the current voting period. This allows to organise several voting stages per one competition.
  • Vote Own - allow users to vote for own participants.
  • Check IP - check the IP of the voter to prevent the unfair voting. If yes, then IP of the voter will be stored in the database.
  • Check IP + User-Agent - check the IP + User-Agent combination of the voter to prevent the unfair voting. This only works when IP check is disabled.
  • Check Cookie - check the cookie of the voter to prevent the unfair voting. By default the cookie expiration time is 1 year after the vote cast. It can be overridden for the specific competition.

Integration Options

  • AUP Integration - enable the processing of specific AUP rules for this competition. Please install NorrCompetition AUP Plugin to handle the rules..