3.8.9 Frontend Publishing Pro
If you want your users to be able to create posts from the frontend area, then Frontend Publishing Pro is the perfect solution for you. It works well with custom post types / taxonomies and comes with a simple drag and drop interface for easy form creation. Thanks to the included shortcodes, you can deploy this plugin to your WordPress site in a matter of minutes.
You can use it to create WooCommerce product forms, visitor post submission forms, and more.
Looking for a way to notify users when the status of one of their posts has changed? Give the post status notifier a try. It seems to work well with Frontend Publishing Pro.