Types of Editorial Metadata in PublishPress Planner

There are eight types of fields available in PublishPress Planner metadata:

  • Checkbox
  • Dropdown Select
  • Date
  • Location
  • Number
  • Paragraph
  • Text
  • User
PublishPress Planner metadata types

Checkbox

The “Checkbox” option provides a simple box that can be checked by users editing a post. In the image below, you can see a “Checkbox” example called “Approved by Legal Team”.

PublishPress Planner checkbox metadata

Dropdown Select

The “Dropdown Select” option provides either a single or multiple choices. In the image below, you can see a “Dropdown Select” example called “Type of Story”.

PublishPress Planner Dropdown Select metadata

Date

The “Date” option provides a date picker. In the image below, you can see a “Date” example called “First Draft Date”.

PublishPress Planner Date metadata

Location

The “Location” option provides an area to the name of a location, or an address. This field will automatically turn the field int a Google Maps link. In the image below, you can see a “Location” example called “Report Location”.

PublishPress Planner Location metadata

Number

The “Number” option provides an area to enter numerals. In the image below, you can see a “Number” example called “ISBN Number”.

PublishPress Planner Number metadata

Paragraph

The “Paragraph” option provides a text area with several rows. In the image below, you can see a “Paragraph” example called “Assignment”.

PublishPress Planner Paragraph metadata

Text

The “Text” option provides a single text row. In the image below, you can see a “Text” example called “Publisher Name”.

PublishPress Planner Text metadata

User

The “User” option provides the ability to select a WordPress users. In the image below, you can see a “User” example called “Copy Editor for this post”.

PublishPress Planner user metadata

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