How To Configure SchedulePress Advanced Schedule In Gutenberg To Update Published Posts?

SchedulePress is an advanced solution to manage your WordPress content scheduling. It allows you to schedule, update, and publish posts and pages directly from your website. Besides, it also helps with link scheduling for many social sharing platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, etc

Advanced Schedule is a feature of SchedulePress PRO that gives you the opportunity to schedule an update for an already published blog post or page, without drafting it or unpublishing it first. You can now update blog & doc content as well as tags, categories, pictures, feature images, excerpts, and anything else of your choice. 

How To Configure Advanced Schedule In SchedulePress? #

Check out this guideline below to learn how to use the advanced schedule on WordPress to update published content with SchedulePress.

Note: This PRO feature is also available on Elementor. Check this documentation for the guidelines.

Step 1: Purchase, Install, And Activate SchedulePress PRO #

As the Advanced Schedule is a premium feature – to avail of it, you need to purchase SchedulePress PRO first. Afterward, install and activate it on your WordPress site to go further. 

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Step 2: Toggle On The Advanced Schedule From Dashboard #

Open your WordPress dashboard. Then go to the SchedulePress settings and select the ‘Scheduling Hub’ tab. From the Advanced Schedule tab, toggle to turn on the option and then click on ‘Save Changes’.

Advanced Schedule In SchedulePress

Now, go to ‘Manage Schedule’ tab. From the ‘Manual Scheduler’, add the day and time, then click on the ‘Save Changes’ button. Note that, here we’re showing you how to schedule manually. You can also use the ‘Auto Scheduler’. 

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Step 3: Update Content And Select A Preferred Schedule #

Open the page or post where you want to update the content and modify it according to your needs. Update your content as needed and then, on the right panel, select a scheduled time from the ‘Manual Schedule’ section in the ‘SchedulePress’ section of the ‘Post’ tab.

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Step 4: Select Post Status After The Schedule #

Once you have selected a scheduled time, choose a Post Status from the two options. Either you can select ‘Draft’ where the published post will get unpublished and remain in draft until the scheduled publish time. Or, you can select ‘Keep Publish’ where the post will remain published and the content will be updated as per schedule.

Advanced Schedule In SchedulePress

Step 5: Configure Social Share Setting Directly From This Feature #

If you select ‘Draft’, then your post will be shared on the selected social platforms according to your original social sharing settings. But if you select ‘Keep Publish’, then you will get an option to configure Social Share setting to share your preferred social media. 

Advanced Schedule In SchedulePress

Primarily Social Share will be disabled and you have to enable it by clicking ‘Social Share Settings’. From here, you can select your preferred social share platforms where you want to share the post when it will be updated at the scheduled time.

Final Outcome: #

Well, hope you can do it successfully with the upper guideline. Let’s show you how it worked on one of our posts. Initially, the blog has only one paragraph with one image and there is no text below the image. Have a look at the gif.

Advanced Schedule In SchedulePress

After modifying the published content by adding some more text below the image, it automatically updated at the scheduled time. Below the gif is the updated one. Have a look.

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This is how you can schedule an update for a published blog post or page on the WordPress site with the help of SchedulePress. It will definitely help you to manage your content planning more efficiently.

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