Future / Scheduled
What is the Future status in WordPress?
“Future” is one of eight post statuses available in WordPress. A post in the Future status is not published yet, but is scheduled to be published in a future date. For this reason, you'll often see the word “Scheduled” used for this status.
- To use the Future status, look for the “Publish” box when you're editing a post.
- Click the “Immediately” link.
- Choose a date that is ahead of today's date:
- You'll see that the “Publish” button has now changed to “Schedule”:
Which users can access Posts in the Future status?
Users in the Subscriber role have no access to the “Posts” screen so can not see these posts.