Create Custom Tasks With a Plugin

The PublishPress Checklists plugin allows you to create custom items for your pre-publishing checklists.

Please note: this tutorial will require you to write some code. If you would prefer to use the WordPress admin interface, please follow these instructions.

There's a sample plugin on Github called the PublishPress Checklist Plugin Bootstrap. This example plugin will automatically check that your site's authors have included the word “PublishPress” in their main content.

This plugin can be downloaded and installed:

Publish this new plugin and an extra requirement will become available to you, “Say “PublishPress” in the content”.

If this requirement is enabled, it will automatically search the text of your content to make sure it contains the world “PublishPress”. It will search for both whole words, and partial words. If it's not present, users will see this warning:

If your content does contain that word “PublishPress”, you'll see this message:

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