How to Schedule Blog Posts in WordPress

Schedule Your Posts in WordPress

WordPress is the most popular blogging platform. The reason is the wide range of useful features and full control over customizations. Not just new, but many people who have been using WordPress for years may miss some cool features of WordPress. Post scheduling is a similar kind of less known feature of WordPress. Very few people know that they can schedule their WordPress posts for any future date time. Suppose you want to post an article at the time when you get most of the traffic on your blog, but you will not be online at that time. You can schedule your post and your post will be live at the scheduled time. If you are going for a vacation, you can schedule posts in WordPress blog for your readers.

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How Do You Schedule WordPress Posts?

Scheduling a post in WordPress is really easy. Just login into your WordPress blog and create a new post. When you are done with the post, do not click on publish button. Above the publish button, find the text “Publish immediately” and click on the Edit link in front of this.

WordPress Post publish

After clicking this link, you will see a new date time picker. Here, select the date time to schedule the post. When you select the date and click on Ok Button. Schedule post will be changed to “Schedule”.

Schedule Post WordPress

WordPress Schedule Posts

Click on Schedule button to schedule the post. And your post will be published at the scheduled time.

By using the above steps, you can schedule a post in WordPress. There might be several reasons to use this feature.

It is worth to note that WordPress users military time (24-hour clock). It also uses the default time zone. So, do not forget the change it to your timezone. I can be found in Settings -> General. Select the time zone of your country.

Final WordPress

Now you know how to schedule a post on WordPress. This is helpful when you want to make your posts live at a specific time. Not just this, we have posted several useful WordPress tutorial on this blog. Don’t forget to explore more WordPress tutorials.

If you face any problem in scheduling posts on WordPress, you can ask your problem in comments.

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Deepanker Verma is the founder of Techlomedia. He is a tech blogger, developer and gadget freak.

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