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[resolved] Pre-scheduling a post? (4 posts)

  1. jackforde
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    My apologies, first, if this is already posted elsewhere. I didn't know what search keyword combo would help me find an answer... so I'm just asking anew.

    Here's the question... I'm a relative WordPress newbie. So when noticed the calendar option on the "Write posts" page, I was thrilled. I figured, this means I can write a post and then pick a date on the calendar for it to be automatically published... yes?

    So I spent an hour or two picking out content of mine to publish, and gave each a date and time. Then I saved the posts as "unpublished" but with those dates in the calendar. It seemed good to go, but I just noticed that the first in the series never went up. I had to go in and hit "publish" manually.

    Am I misunderstanding this feature... or possibly doing something wrong? Maybe there's a plugin that would make it easier. All I want to do is write the posts in advance and then have WordPress pop them into place automatically, per the date and time I select.

    Any tips much appreciated.

    John F.

  2. Jeremy Clark
    Moderator
    Posted 5 years ago #

    You need to Publish the articles with the future date for them to show up on the date you specify.

  3. jackforde
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Thanks Jeremy,

    Resolved with your help... and then undone by the installation of the 2.7 upgrade, which was unable to publish the posts on the schedule.... until I discovered that the "wp-visitors" plugin was shutting it down.

    Once I deactivated that plugin, however, it worked as promised. Much appreciated for the reply. By the way, for anyone who stumbles across this, I've also discovered that the "wp-sticky" plugin is incompatible with 2.7.

  4. mds1978
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    hi

    I am also facing this problem. Any scheduled posts are not working on my blog. I read all the stuff provided on this form. but not able to get solution. Even I post same in a new topic :
    http://wordpress.org/support/topic/228034 (sorry for duplication)

    I am facing this problem only after updating 2.7. Earlier it was working fine for me.

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