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How to Use Editorial Metadata in PublishPress

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Metadata enables you to keep track of important requirements for your content. This PublishPress 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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