Mark your calendar! How to schedule your posts in WordPress.


We’ve already learned how to add and publish posts on WordPress, but what do you do if you want to write multiple posts and publish them in the future No problem. If you need your post to auto-publish, you want to plan ahead, you’re trying to maintain consistent posts, you have to adhere to an embargo, or you’re just planning your next vacation, WordPress has a great scheduling feature built in to the site. No plugin needed.

So, once you’ve finished writing your post and it’s ready to be published, you will head to this box:

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To publish live, click this box:

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The default setting on WordPress is to publish immediately, but this can be edited by clicking the Edit button.

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When this button is clicked, you will have the option to choose the time and date you would like your post to be published

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Your Publish button now becomes the Schedule button, and this is what you will click when your post is ready to go:

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You can also backdate your post by entering a prior date and clicking publish.

Easy as that! This is a really useful tool because spreading out when your posts are published is the most effective way to add content and bring readers to your blog or website.

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