How to Manage Revisions on the Frontend

It is possible to preview and then directly manage revisions via the frontend of your WordPress site.

You can do this with the PublishPress Revisions plugin under two conditions:

  1. You have sufficient permissions to manage revisions.
  2. You can access the “Preview” link for a revision.

  • Go to the “Revisions” link in your WordPress admin menu.
  • If you have sufficient permissions, you'll see the “Preview” link.
Revision Queue Links
Revision Queue Links

On the frontend of the site, there will be a toolbar across the top of the site. This toolbar will change to reflect the status of the revision.

For example, when looking at a submitted revision, you’ll see this green toolbar. These changes have not yet been approved.

Pubish Links
Pubish Links

The color and options in this toolbar will change based on the status of the revision.

For example, this red color is for revisions that are no longer live. In this case, Editors and Administrators can “Restore” the revision.

Past Revision
Past Revision

This purple color shows that you’re looking at a post that’s currently live on the site.

A grey bar indicates that you’re looking at a revision that’s scheduled for automatic publication at a later time. Editors and Administrators may choose to publish it ahead of schedule.

Scheduled
Scheduled

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