Editorial Calendar Plugin for WordPress

Managing your content is WordPress’s main job. But, you need to use WordPress strategically. Anyone who writes for the web or creates new content must have an editorial calendar. Maintaining a detailed editorial calendar helps you plan content and new campaigns strategically so you can make the best use of trends. In this article, we’ll show you how to use the Editorial Calendar plugin for WordPress.

An Editorial Calendar for WordPress Made Easy

Thankfully, WordPress allows you to schedule posts in advance, so they can appear exactly when you need them to. But, wouldn’t it be nice if there was an easy way to see all your scheduled posts on a calendar from within WordPress? There’s a plugin for that.

In this article, you will learn how to install and use the Editorial Calendar plugin for WordPress.

  1. WordPress login screen

    Log into WordPress Dashboard

  2. Click plugins in left nav

    Click Plugins

  3. Click Add New at top of Plugins screen

    Click Add New

  4. Search for Editorial Calendar

    Search and find the plugin

  5. click Install Now

    Install the plugin

  6. Click Activate

    Activate the plugin

  7. Click Calendar under Posts in left nav

    Under Posts, click Calendar

  8. Show Unscheduled Drafts button at top

    Click Show Unscheduled Drafts

  9. Drag draft into day slot

    Click and drag unscheduled draft into a day slot


Quick Edit link

You will see your drafts appear scheduled for the day you dragged them into. Click Quick Edit to change the exact time of publication, if necessary.

Well done! You now know how to use the Editorial Calendar plugin in WordPress! Let this editorial calendar become an essential part of your content strategy.

Christopher Maiorana Content Writer II

Christopher Maiorana joined the InMotion community team in 2015 and regularly dispenses tips and tricks in the Support Center, Community Q&A, and the InMotion Hosting Blog.

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