How to Set All Your WordPress Posts and Pages to Private

A PublishPress user asked us an interesting question this week. They wanted to know if it was possible to make their entire site private.

WordPress has a feature called “private pages” and “private posts”. This content is published, but it is not publicly visible.

I'm going to show you how to configure your whole site so that all the content is marked as “private”. This will happen automatically and will be locked, so there's no chance that the public will be able to see your content.

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Allow WooCommerce Users to Edit Only One Product

One PublishPress user asked us if they could allow WordPress users to edit only one WooCommerce product.

Yes, this is possible thanks to two PublishPress plugins.

In this tutorial, I'll show you how to create a very low-level user who has few permissions beyond editing one product. You can give the user more permissions if that's what your situation requires.

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How to Create a Draft / Pending Review / Final Review Workflow in WordPress

PublishPress users often ask us how to create a specific publishing workflow in WordPress.

This week, one user emailed us the graphic you see below, asking how to set up a Draft / Pending Review / Final Review workflow in WordPress.

In this tutorial, I'll guide you step-by-step through setting up this workflow:

  • Authors write the content and send it for review.
  • Reviewers check the content and send it for final approval.
  • Web Masters approve and publish the content.

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Governors Across the USA Use WordPress for COVID-19 Response

In normal times, being a governor of a US state is a fairly low-profile job.

Yes, there are some famous governors. For example, you probably remember Governor Schwarzenegger.

However, there are 50 different governors, plus five more if you include territories such as Guam and Puerto Rico. Most governors struggle to become famous in their own state, let alone nationally or internationally.

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A WordPress Workflow with Content Editors and Reviewers

A PublishPress user asked us if it was possible to set up this workflow:

  1. The “Content Editor” can edit or add content, but not publish.
  2. The “Reviewer” can review the content and change the status to “Reviewed”. The reviewer is also not able to publish content.
  3. The “Admin” can approve or publish the content.

The answer to this is “Yes, with the PublishPress plugins”. I'll show you how to set up this workflow using two plugins:

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