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[resolved] Auto Draft to custom status default (4 posts)

  1. ivnus
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    WordPress's "auto-draft" is creating a problem.

    We removed "draft" status, because we didn't want it as part of our edit flow. WordPress has a status called "auto-draft" that it saves automatically when someone writes. If the writer doesn't click "save", and just closed the page, it will stay in the database, but you can't find it in the Posts Edit list..

    How does Edit Flow deal with the auto draft WordPress function? Will it change the auto draft status to the default custom post status set in Edit Flow?

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/edit-flow/

  2. ivnus
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I cannot add "draft" back into the custom status page.

    Error says:
    "Status name conflicts with existing term. Please choose another."

  3. Daniel Bachhuber
    Hand Built
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    If the writer doesn't click "save", and just closed the page, it will stay in the database, but you can't find it in the Posts Edit list..

    This sounds like it might be a bug. We'll look into it further.

    I cannot add "draft" back into the custom status page.

    You have a category or some other taxonomy term called "Draft" that you'll need to delete.

  4. ivnus
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    @Daniel Bachhuber

    Thank you for the promote response. Let me know if you need me to test anything out.

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