A WordPress plugin aimed primarily at events sites, where you want to be able to timestamp posts in the future but have them appear immediately (by default, WordPress will not display a future timestamped post until its go-live date rolls around). This plugin sets the post_status field to “publish” rather than “future” when publishing a post, even if its timestamp is in the future.
Note: This 2.0 version requires WordPress 3.5 or higher. If you need this to work with versions lower than 3.5, grab the 1.0 version from svn: https://plugins.svn.wordpress.org/the-future-is-now/tags/1.0/
This seemingly simple plugin was graciously written by the magical Ryan Boren when I was facing a deadline. He doesn’t have time to maintain/host it, so I agreed to. Andrew Nacin tweaked it to work with WP 3.5, when the APIs changed a bit.
- Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
- Create a new post with a timestamp in the future and notice that it appears on your site anyway.
Contributors and Developers
“The Future Is Now” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.Contributors
- Original version, compatible up to WordPress versions lower than 3.5
- Rewritten to be compatible with WordPress 3.5 and above