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Changing blog post publication dates

Follow this guide to change the publication date of a blog post. These steps help you reorder posts on a Blog Page, because blog posts appear in reverse-chronological order by publication date.

Note: To schedule blog posts in advance, visit Scheduling blog posts.

Change the date of a published post

To change the date of a post you already published:

  1. In the Home Menu, click Pages.
  2. Click the Blog Page containing the post you want to change.
  3. Hover over the post in the Blog Page panel and click ..., then click Settings.
  4. In the Content tab, click Status.
  5. Select a new date on the calendar and a new time on the slider.
  6. Click Back twice, then click Save. You'll now see the post's new publication date on your Blog Page. 
  1. In the Home Menu, click Pages.
  2. Click the Blog Page containing the post.
  3. Hover over the blog post you'd like to change and click Edit.
  4. In the post editor, click the date below Published.
  5. Select a new date and time from the calendar.
  6. Click Save. You'll now see the post's new publication date on your Blog Page. 

Change the date before publishing

How you change the date before you publish the post depends on your site's version

  1. Hover over the post in the Blog Page panel and click ..., then click Settings.
  2. In the Content tab, Click Status.
  3. Click Published.
  4. Select a new date on the calendar and a new time on the slider.
  5. Click Back twice, then click Save.

Your blog post will publish immediately when you click Save.

  1. In the post settings, click Draft
  2. Select Published.
  3. Click the current publication date below Published.  
  4. Select a new date and time. 
  5. Click Save & Publish

Your blog post will only publish after you click Save & Publish, even if you select an earlier publication date or time.

Watch a video

This video applies to version 7.0.

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