The entry can be submitted on the front-end using special menu item Submit Entry. It is being created during component installation. Please ensure that this menu item exists and published.
The other option is to proceed to the list of your entries and click on the New Entry Form button.
To give the users a permission to submit and edit entries, you should enable Create and Edit permissions. Additionally, you can extend these permissions by enabling Create Before*, Create After* and Edit After* actions. Read more about permissions in the Configuration - Permissions document.
Read here how to allow unregistered users to submit entries.
During entry submission you should fill in the following data in the form:
Attention! When the entry is submitted the contest can be changed by administrator only.
Other fields will be displayed below when the contest is selected.
On contest selection the entry title will be displayed according to settings.
Photo/video, contest and entry title fields are always required!
Two buttons are available below the form: Submit and Cancel.
If you click on Submit then your entry form will be submitted and added to a queue for approval by an administrator (in a case the moderation of new entries is enabled) or immediately displayed in the contest. You will be redirected to the list of your entries and the message of successful submission should be displayed.
If you are submitting entry as an unregistered users then you will be redirected to the contest you have submitted entry to.
If you click in Cancel your action will be cancelled and you will be redirected to the list of your entries or to the list of contests if you are unregistered user.