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preview mode for already published posts/pages (6 posts)

  1. dwighttttt
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    does anyone know if there is a way to preview changes to an already published post/page before having it go live?

    for instance, i'm going to have an "About" page that i will populate with content and publish when my site launches. i'll probably be modifying the content every week or so and i don't want users to see the changes being made as i save them. i want to make all the changes for that week and push it live once. it's important that i be able to see the content within the shell of the full site rather than just the textarea.

  2. Kafkaesqui

    Posted 7 years ago #

    Can't say that I do (know of a way to preview edits to already published posts/Pages).

    For your 'About' Page I can suggest excluding the Page from any listings on your site (typically through wp_list_pages()). Then you could visit the Page manually through the url or the view link, but it would not be completely public.

    EDIT: Forgot to note WordPress 2.5 will (finally) provide a post status option for Pages. But that's still about a month off from release.

  3. dwighttttt
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    thanks for the reply, kafkaesqui.

    how do you preview edits to already published posts/pages? this is exactly what i want to do. right now, i need to save to preview and when i save an already published post, it's live. i need to preview before saving/going live.

    let me know if that's confusing at all.

    oh and i can't have the 'About' page excluded at any time. it needs to always be accessible and public.

  4. dwighttttt
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    bump..

  5. Adam Brown
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    how do you preview edits to already published posts/pages?

    As Kaf said, there is no such functionality in WP. Maybe you could look for a plugin to add this functionality.

  6. vossavant
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Seeing as how this was last posted to 9 months ago, maybe something new has happened.

    I too would like to be able to modify a live post or page and then preview the changes before I make those changes live.

    I've done a lot of searching but haven't found anything on this. Can anyone at WordPress or in the community speak to this?

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