Tag: Last Modified Date

How to Use the Last Modified Date for WordPress Posts

Last Modified

The Last Modified Date is a useful WordPress feature that shows when content was last changed.

This can be helpful if you want people to know when the post was updated. I've seen this used for news articles, documentation, and even legal and technical information. It can also be helpful if you use a content schedule to plan your WordPress content.

The Last Modified Date does not appear by default on most WordPress sites. You won't see it in the WordPress admin area, or on the frontend.

I'm going to show you how to enable this feature on your site.

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Your Guide to the Autosave Feature for WordPress Posts

Autosaves

If you write blog posts in your browser, you have probably had the gut-wrenching experience of losing content.

Maybe your browser crashed. Perhaps your internet connection dropped.

But when you went back to your post, your content was missing. Ouch!

Fortunately, autosaves are a WordPress feature that can help you avoid losing your content.

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Copy a WordPress Post, Edit it, and then Publish the Update

Copy Edit Replace

Are you nervous about making changes to content that's live on your site?

Then I have good news. It is possible to copy any post that's live on your site and work on it safely – in your own little sandbox.

With the PublishPress Revisions plugin, you can work on updates to any existing post. You can make a copy of a post, edit it as many times as you like, and then replace the original post.

This is a big improvement on the default WordPress options. Using basic WordPress, you must either edit the post while it's live on your site, or create a whole new post and copy-paste the content.

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