On April 22, 2014 Automatic introduced a new app to the WordPress community known as Postbot. This app lets users schedule future dates to publish their photo posts. WordPress has always had the ability to schedule posts, with or without images, to automatically release over time. This app is especially designed for photobloggers to help them release their images on a regular basis, like daily photoblog posts.
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One of the most exciting feelings that a new WordPress user can experience is publishing their first post. That first post is then succeeded by many others, each being released onto the internet with a press of that lovely blue “Publish” button. There will be times, however, when you may need to schedule when your posts will be published.
Future Publishing? Why?
WordPress provides many convenient ways for you to manage your blog. The ability to publish future posts is a tool that can be useful to you as a blogger. However, why would you need to publish future posts? Aren’t you perfectly capable of doing it yourself immediately? Some of the reasons why having the ability to post future content would very useful to you are:
- Your visitors like it when you post content regularly. Future posts allow you to post everything at just the right time, every time.
- You can publish content at just the right time for your audience to see it, even if it’s at a time when you’re not online.
- If you want to take a short vacation, you can still have your posts published regularly.
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