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Schedule Random Date/Time Button


Schedule Random Post Time adds a button to the post, page and comments that adds a button allowing you to generate a random date. This plugin is useful for us lazy people that would rather not take the time trying to decide what date and time in the future to schedule a post for. Simply click the button and let it decide for you.

rDate button will be diplayed:

  • When editing the date and time on a Post

  • When editing the date and time on a Page

  • When editing the date and time on a Comment

  • When quick editing a Post

  • When quick editing a Page


  • A post or page with rDate button
  • Quick edit with rDate button


  1. Download and extract the zip file
  2. Upload the ‘schedule-random-post-time’ directory to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  4. Configure the plugin in Settings/Schedule Random Post Time


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Contributors and Developers

“Schedule Random Date/Time Button” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


Change Log

  • V1.00: Initial release. [Jan 12, 2011]