Revisions Extended Plugin Lets Users Schedule Updates to Published Posts

Revisions Extended Plugin Lets Users Schedule Updates to Published Posts

Posted by WP Tavern on July 22, 2021 at 8:02 pm
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WordPress has long had the ability to schedule content to be published in the future, but it can only make immediate changes to posts that are already published. If you want to schedule changes to published content, a plugin is necessary. Corey McKrill, a full-time sponsored contributor to the WordPress.org Meta team, has developed a plugin, with the help of contributor Steven Dufresnethat, which is now in use on WordPress.org. Revisions Extended allows users to schedule revisions, or updates, for posts that have already been published. It extends WordPress’ revision system to include a “future” post status as a revision post type. McKrill recorded a gif to demonstrate the UI: https://cloudup.com/cOHLm_77ECk Although there are existing plugins which already perform this functionality, McKrill said they were either inadequate for WordPress.org’s needs or add extra functionality that they don’t need. Revisions Extended supports the following for any post type that supports revisions: From the block editor, make changes to an already-published post and schedule those changes to go live at a later date.In the block editor UI as well as other admin screens, indicate when a post has a scheduled update.View a list of all scheduled updatesDelete a scheduled update or trash/unpublish a post with a…

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