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How Does Auto Scheduler Work?

Step 1: Navigate to wp-admin -> Scheduled Posts -> Manage Schedule. Then use the Toggle to turn on “Auto Scheduler”.

Step 2: Simply then set the number of posts you want to schedule for each day of the week. It can be any number of your choosing. You can also set the time interval in which your posts will be scheduled as well. Simply put the time in “Start Time” & “End Time” fields.

Make sure to click on “Save All Changes” button.

Step 3: Now go to the Posts section of your WordPress dashboard and create a new one or select a draft. 

WordPress 4.8+ Compatibility:

Under the “Publish” metabox, you would see the “Schedule” time appearing as per your schedule time interval.

The closest schedule day to your current day will appear in the “Publish” metabox. If the current day is “Sunday” then it will show the “Sunday” schedule time given the time interval hasn’t already passed yet.

Depending on the number of posts you have scheduled for that specific day, you would only be able to schedule that amount of posts for that particular day.

WordPress 5.0+ Compatibility:

With the Gutenberg Editor, you would find the ‘Schedule' option in the right side under the ‘Document' tab. From there, you will see the ‘Schedule At' checkbox. The next available time slot will be shown as an option for Scheduling.

The time shown is between the ‘Time Interval' you have selected from the ‘Manage Schedule' Settings. You can reload the page to get another random time slot with during already set time interval. Simply just check the box for the displayed Scheduled date & time. Then go on and click the ‘Schedule' button frm the top of the page. Your post will then be scheduled.



Step 4: After the post limitation for any specific day is reached, it will then look for the next closest schedule day. You will then be able to schedule the post on that particular date. That’s how it goes in a cycle.


For the case of Gutenberg Editor, the logic is same as it is for the WordPress Classic Editor. After you try to schedule another post, the checkbox will be shown with the next available day & time slot.


This is how you can automatically schedule all your posts in your chosen time interval. Got stuck? Don’t worry. You can contact our support team here.  

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