My Quota

Support Guide

In this following support guide you’ll learn how to install, activate, and control the My Quota WordPress plugin.


  • Installation – Installing the My Quota plugin.
  • Activation – Activate the installed plugin.
  • Settings Page – Learn about the settings options for the My Quota plugin on the main settings page.
  • Quota Groups – Create your first group and add a policy.
  • Roster View – See the current quota policies for the site in the Roster view page.
  • FAQs – See our commonly asked question about My Quota.


Installing the My Quota plugin is as easy as downloading directly or via the WordPress Plugin storefront, installing, and then activating the plugin.

You can either download the plugin directly from the WordPress Plugin repository or download and install from your WordPress Admin site under the Plugins section and search for “My Quota”.


Once the plugin is installed, you’ll want to activate it. Just like any other plugin you;ve installed, click the Activate button on the plugins page to activate the My Quota plugin.

If you have a Dropstr account with us, you’ll need to login to your dashboard to obtain your API tokens. Once you’ve created your tokens, you’ll want to save them in the My Quota Settings page.


My Quota Settings page

In the My Quota settings page, you can select any default settings such as the Archival history index to select how many per user archival quotas you wish to save.

Dropstr API Settings

API Settings
  • Enter in your API credentials you created in the Dashboard.
  • Click Activate to connect your Dropstr Account to your site.

Archival Settings

Archival Settings
  • Select the maximum amount of quota records to keep per user.
  • You can view this history under the Roster View page after selecting a user.

If you do not enter a value, the default of 25 records per user is saved. Please be advised that saving all records forever may slow down your site over time.

Email Settings

Email Settings
  • Set the amount of emails to be sent, due to notifications, per hour.
  • If disabled, no notifications will be sent.
  • If enabled, you’ll still have to set the notifications per Group Policy.


Add-ons Settings

Visit the add-ons section to see the available add-ons that will work with My Quota. (Some 3rd party plugins are required)

Add-ons Page listing available plugins


Groups page

Located under the User’s tab, here you can create quota groups for users, user roles, and/or any user groups such as those established under Edit Flow to a quota policy.

Quota Groups

  1. If you haven’t created a group yet, click the Add New button or if you have listed quota groups, you can click on one to edit.
Groups Settings Page

You should now be greeted with the Groups Settings page for the new/edited quota group. Make sure to fill out all the options and settings listed below for your group to function correctly.

  • Group Name – This is the basic name for your quota. We recommend naming it something similar towards the users that will be associated with this group for remembering.
  • Users/Roles/Groups – Select one or more users, roles, and/or Groups (if Edit Flow is activated). If you select a WordPress Role, remember all future users added to this role will be included to this quota group.
  • Editors – Select the users or roles/groups you wish to oversee this quota group. Editors will be able to view all users in this group on the Roster page. If no editor is selected, default is all admins.
  • Requirements – Create how many post types, with post statuses, and the amount required for the quota to be met.
    • Type – Select “-“ or “OR” for the post requirement. Using the “-” means the following post MUST be met for the quota. Using any “OR” options will result in only ONE of those types with amounts need to be met for the quota.

      Example: The following image shows two requirements with OR statements, meaning only one of the two need to be met for the quota for the user to be met.
      Use the + button to add more requirements or the – to remove.
    • Post Type – The type of post required.
    • Post Status – The status of the post required.
    • Amount – Amount of posts with the type and status required.
  • Time Frame – Select the due date time frame for the quota group.
    • Every X Day of the Week – The quota will be due on this day of the week, Mon-Sun.
    • Every X Day of the Month – On a day in the month the quota will be due. Make sure to use end if your day falls on the 28th to the 31st as each month’s last day is different.
  • Time Due – The time in which the quota will be due on the above day/date. The time zone is used from the settings page for the site under General Settings.
  • Start Date – The date in which the quota group will become active and start keeping track of the users for this group. You can set a future date or a previous date. Please be advised that if a previous date is selected, the quota may create reports for past due dates between the start date and the date due. It’s advised to select a date beginning the quota requirement.
  • Notifications – Allow notifications to be sent to users who’s quota is due in 24 hours and/or reports to editors on missed quotas on the due date. In order to use notifications, first must be enabled on the My Quota Settings page.

Once your settings are ready make sure to save the group. Feel free to add more quota groups, you can have multiple users/roles/groups in multiple quota groups.

Next you’ll want to view your user’s quota requirements, to see this visit the My Quota page.

Roster View

Roster page

The roster page showing all users who have a quota requirement as well as their current quota status. Clicking the history under any user will show you their archival quota history or past quotas.

  • The view of users in the Roster depends upon the Editor(s) who can see the quota group.
  • All admins can see all users in any quota group.
  • A single user (in Author role) can only see their own quota report.

You’ll be able to see the user’s Name, if the quota has been met, the due date and the group(s) the user belongs to.

Dashed boxes are OR requirement statements, any quota requirement in the box needs to be met for the quota requirement.

Quota Icons

  • Red X – Quota is not met.
  • Green Check-mark – Quota met.
  • Gray Circle – Quota belongs to an OR statement and another quota requirement has been met.

Archival Reports

Under each user you can generate a quota report to see all previous quotas.


Commonly asked questions about My Quota.

Do I need Edit Flow for My Quota to work?

No, but if you use Edit Flow’s Groups, you can use those groups in selecting users for your quota groups.

Do I need a Dropstr account for My Quota to work?

No, My Quota will work 100% without a Dropstr account, although for the best experience and performance, we recommend a Dropstr account.

Do you offer additional services for My Quota

Yes, if you want to see the additional services that can be used for My Quota, visit the Pricing page.