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WP Unpublish

Description

Consider the 8 default post statuses that WordPress uses by default:
* Publish: Viewable by everyone. (publish)
* Future: Scheduled to be published in a future date. (future)
* Draft: Incomplete post viewable by anyone with proper user role. (draft)
* Pending: Awaiting a user with the publish_posts capability (typically a user assigned the Editor role) to publish. (pending)
* Private: Viewable only to WordPress users at Administrator level. (private)
* Trash: Posts in the Trash are assigned the trash status. (trash)
* Auto-Draft: Revisions that WordPress saves automatically while you are editing. (auto-draft)
* Inherit – Used with a child post (such as Attachments and Revisions) to determine the actual status from the parent post. (inherit)

A typical publishing workflow would be:
Auto-Draft > Draft > Pending > Future > Publish
But what then? Trash? Private? These seem inadapted.

This is where the Unpublished (unpublish) post status provided by this plugin comes into play.
It allows content publishers to assign a dedicated status to content they desire not to be published, and avoid assigning a semantically inaccurate status.

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Installation

This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.

  1. Upload the plugin files to the /wp-content/plugins/unpublish directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress
  3. VoilĂ !

FAQ

What happens when I deactivate the plugin?

When deactivated, all the posts maked Unpublished are not accessible anymore in the wordpress Admin Dashboard.

What happens when I uninstall the plugin?

When uninstalled, all the posts maked Unpublished are marked Private.

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Contributors & Developers

“WP Unpublish” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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Change log

1.1.1

  • Fix warning on non-post edit pages
  • WC tested up to: 3.9.2

1.1

  • Bump version and support notice for WordPress 5.0

1.0

  • First version