How to Use Editorial Metadata in PublishPress

Metadata enabled you to keep track of important requirements for your content. This feature allows you to create fields and store information about content items.

By default, PublishPress provide 4 examples of metadata:

  • First Draft Date: a date field to show when the first draft needs to be ready
  • Assignment: a paragraph field to store a short explanation of the topic
  • Needs Photo: a checkbox field to show whether a photo is required
  • Word Count: a number field to show the required length of the post:

Using the “Options” tab inside the PublishPress settings, you can assign metadata fields to different post types:

Metadata can be seen updated on the right-hand side of the post creation screen:

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