Again! WordPress community has come up with delightful news for its avid users. This time the editors have a reason to rejoice. The community has introduced a series of improvements in its editorial workflow. These changes have not only facilitated editing of posts, but also made post creation a tad easier. This means users can develop and organize content in a more streamlined manner. The said four changes include- menu manager, revision tracking, post locking and autosave functionality. Here’s an overview of the new additions in the editorial workflow of WordPress customization blogs.
Better Menu Management: Now users can manage menus and their location with ease. They get the freedom of adding multiple custom menus in their WP-powered blog or site. This feature is currently available in 15 themes across WordPress.com, which includes Nuntius, Comet, Imbalance2, Academica, Oxygen, Yoko, Blaskan, Mixfolio, Able, Enterprise, Beach, Sight, Shaan, Vostok and Simpla. To begin working on this feature, users can go to the Appearance>>Menus section on the dashboard. Here they can choose from the available links, pages and categories to develop custom menus.
Revision Tracking For Tracking Changes: The newly introduced Revision Tracking feature lets users to track the last updates which have been made to their posts. In a single glance users can see who has previously made some contribution to their post or edited it.
As users click on the link given next to the listed avatars, they can review the changes made by that particular person. To undo a particular revision, users can simply click on the blue-colored ‘Restore This Revision’ button.
Enhanced Protection with Post Locking: Users can now work in a highly encrypted environment with the Post Lock feature. This lets them see who is editing their post. This is especially helpful in a scenario where multiple authors are working together. Users are rendered with three options- “Preview”, “Go Back” and “Take Over”. Preview lets users have an overview of the post under question. With the ‘Go Back’ button users can return to the dashboard and using the ‘Take Over’ button they can take over the editing task from existing editor, in case they are in a hurry to complete the post.
Improved Autosave Functionality: The advanced Autosave functionality lets users protect the posts which they create. Even if the internet connection is lost, the post remains intact. This feature makes use of the storage of user’s web browser. This means even while the connection is lost, the post can be retrieved.
Owing to these newly used features added in the editorial workflow, users will experience enhanced functionality and usability at the WordPress platform. According to the official WordPress.com blog, these features will save users time involved in writing posts and organizing them.
If you haven’t set up a WordPress blog yet then it’s time you do it now. It’s simple as ABC. You can set up an account on WordPress.com and get started! In case you need assistance you can always seek aid from a WordPress CMS development company.