I know, this is from 2016.
But today in 2022 I have the same problem.
I have the newest ACF PRO Version.
I have a custom post type for a user role.
The user role can only save the CPT post as “pending”.
The admin has to publish the CPT post.
My problem is similar. The user with the specific user role can skip the required fields, because they are not validated on saving as “pending”. So the admin needs to contact the user to fill the required fields.
Is there today a current solution?
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