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Create a New WordPress Post

When you first connect your WordPress site to CoSchedule, your calendar will be populated with the posts you currently have in WordPress. Create new WordPress posts inside of CoSchedule or WordPress and your calendar will automatically sync with your WordPress website.

Create a New WordPress Post

To create a new post, click on the day you want the post to be scheduled. The "Create New" box will open. Choose any content type to start a new WordPress post.

Enter a title for your WordPress post. This can be edited later. Click Create post.

Inside the Content Editor, click the WordPress editor.

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Working Inside Your WordPress Post

The "WordPress Post" window will open. This is where you edit the posting information for your WordPress post in CoSchedule.

1. Change the post title.

Add or change the title of your post. This will be synced to WordPress.

2. Change the description of the post.

Change the description of your post.

3. Headline Analyzer

View the headline analyzer score for your post. To enable your headline analyzer, go to Settings > Integrations.

4. Choose the color label for your post.

Choose a color label for your post. You can color code posts by type, by the author, or in any other way you can come up with to make your calendar more organized. 

5. Change the Owner of Post

This shows the picture of the owner of the post on your calendar. Though not required, CoSchedule recommends that the owner of the post also be the author.

6. Schedule the date and time.

Select the date and time you would like your post to publish. You can choose this, even if the post is in "Draft" or "Pending Review."

7. Choose the author of the post.

You can choose the author from your team. The author will be notified by email and on their "My Activity" page. The author is also automatically added as a follower to the post. Others following that post are also notified of the change to the author on their dashboard. 

8. Edit your post in WordPress.

With one click, you can open the post in a new tab and write or edit it as necessary inside WordPress.

9. Choose the category for your post.

You may select as many categories for your post as you'd like. This will be synced to WordPress.

10. Team Workflow Tools. 

Work with your team members using CoSchedule's Comment and Tasks features.

11. Add a Social Campaign to your post.

Add CoSchedule's Social Campaign to your post. The Social Campaign will help you create social media messages promoting your post.

12. Choose the post status.

Choose "Draft", "Pending Review", or "Scheduled" for the post status. These are synced to WordPress. "Draft" and "Pending Review" posts do not go live. If they have not been changed to schedule, they will not publish. Scheduled posts will publish on the date and time they are set for.

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