WordPress allows you to set a workflow status of the content.
By default, it supports 8 major statuses:
Published- Viewable by everyone.
Future- Scheduled to be published in a future date.
Draft- Incomplete post viewable by anyone with proper user level.
Private- Viewable only to WordPress users at Administrator level.
Inherit- Utility statuses used by the system.
Further custom statuses can be added via the