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Scheduling Articles

  1. Good afternoon,
    I seem to be struggling to schedule articles. Every time I schedule one the time passes without it posting. Please could you advise why this is happening?
    Thank you
    Matt

    The blog I need help with is matthewjjenkins.wordpress.com.

  2. Is your time zone correctly set?

    All support docs are at https://en.support.wordpress.com/
    Search https://en.support.wordpress.com/?s=schedule+posts
    Results https://en.support.wordpress.com/schedule-a-post/

    Have you read the relevant support doc?
    Troubleshooting Scheduled Posts https://en.support.wordpress.com/schedule-a-post/#troubleshooting-scheduled-posts

    Scheduled posts are triggered for publication by the first visitor to your site after the scheduled date and time.

    Our blogs display posts in reverse chronological order, unless there is a timezone issue or a sticky posts issue.

    The default timezone is UTC time. You can reset your timezone here > Settings > General Select the closest city to you in the same timezone in the drop-down menu you see there and then click "save changes".

    Edit the post, change the datestamp in the Publish module, and click Update.

    All Posts are found here > Dashboard > Posts > All Posts

    http://NAME_OF_BLOG.wordpress.com/wp-admin/edit.php
    *replace "/NAME_OF_BLOG" with the actual name of your blog

    You hover over the title of the post and click the Edit link, then edit the datestamp in the Publish module and click update.

    Note that you can examine these images so you see how to edit posts and change datestamps and timestamps where required.
    https://en.support.wordpress.com/posts/schedule-a-post/

    Troubleshooting Scheduled Posts https://en.support.wordpress.com/schedule-a-post/#troubleshooting-scheduled-posts

  3. I also note that http://matthewjjenkins.wordpress.com/ has not been updated since August 18, 2015. And that the domain http://matthewjjenkins.com is not registered. There is also No Domain Mapping Found for it.

    What is the exact URL starting with http:// of the site you are referring to please?

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  4. I will double check the time zone, thank you.

    It's for my Blogging site http://www.helpsteermycareer.com

    I've tried to schedule a few time but with no success.

    Thank you for your advice.

  5. Hi Matt -

    The scheduled posts will be triggered to publish after the first visit to your site at the set date and time. You can trigger this yourself by visiting the site. Could you share a post that you've had trouble with? I'll be happy to take a closer look.

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