As you are using WordPress, you should be aware of its outstanding feature and one of them is scheduling your posts to a future date. This feature is not known to many WordPress users and in this post, you will get to know how you can schedule your posts in WordPress.
Why Schedule Your Posts in WordPress?
Your website must have visitors who visits when you are sleeping, possibly! Your website visitors could be at peak when you are sleeping and it is quite vital to publish your post just before they are about to visit your website so your newly published post could get maximum attention and shares.
For example, if your website gets maximum visitors at 2 am in the morning when you are sleeping, you are not supposed to be awake to click the ‘publish’ button but instead you can schedule it to 2 am in the morning and by the time you are awake in the morning, you see that your post have already got good attention and shares.
Scheduling your posts can boost your visitors activity at times and use this feature to maximum.
Possibly, you want to go on a vacation for 15 days but you still want people to continue have interest on your blog posts then you should write your posts and schedule it at future dates for your visitors. You can prepare for a busy week ahead of time and schedule articles to be published automatically.
How To Schedule Your Posts in WordPress?
While you write your posts in WordPress, you see the Publish module on the top right corner as shown below:
As you may notice, there is an option to Edit ‘Publish immediately’. Clicking on the Edit link could bring the option for you to change the dates as shown below:
You can change the month, date and year along with time (minute:seconds) and then press OK. Once your press OK, the publish button changes to Schedule button. Check the pic below:
Following these steps could schedule your posts to a later dates.
Do you schedule your posts or you have learned it today. Let us know in the comments.