WordPress allows users to set a future date or time for publishing a post. Especially on sites with low visitor counts missed schedules are common. There are ways to solve this.

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How to prevent posts from being published too close to each other?

I manage a blog which consists of about 25 writers. Sometimes a few of them are in the process of writing a new post at once, and they end up publishing them too close to each other. Is there a way ...
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Schedule Posts to Publish from Dates/Times Pre-Set by Admin

I have a multi-author baseball site. I want authors to be able to schedule posts to be published at one of four selected times each day. This is important because some authors write game recaps, and ...
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How to create pages that do change or expire after a specified amount of time?

You can create a new page/post for this and set a custom publish date for it, but now the question is: How can you make a page to be available for a specified amount of time and replace it with ...
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wp_update_post() doesn't update post_status?

I'm using this bit to insert/update a custom post type from the front-end. The date is set from a custom jquery datepicker. if (strtotime($date) < strtotime('tomorrow')) { $...
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How to resolve scheduled posts that say “Missed Schedule”

My future posts are getting "missed". They are not getting published on the time they should, and it says "Missed Schedule". I read somewhere that it could be a server issue, so how can I fix it?
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How can I delay the publishing of a page or post?

Sometimes it would be nice to be able to set a draft to be published when I'm not in front of the keyboard. Is this possible? If so, how?
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What is considered the post's creation date for wp_insert_post?

I have the following hook which sets a default "hotness" for a post. For context, hotness is a meta_value saved to the post, and changes every time someone upvotes or downvotes the post. I use this ...