Here’s how I’m trying to make it happen. I open a new entry. I first edit the date to be the backdate (right now I want it to be yesterday, March 21 2012) and hit OK. Then I add in the post title. The permalink is instantly created but for some reason it uses today’s date instead of the date I chose. It completely ignores the publish date I’ve chosen in favor of today’s actual date.
I just tried clearing the cache and I’ve tried this about 5 times now with different past dates and titles and it won’t work any time.
I don’t understand why this won’t work the way it did before. Is this not possible (anymore)? Help, please! As a non-upgraded user I can’t contact support.