[wp-hackers] do pages and posts make sense?
miklb.online at gmail.com
Thu May 18 23:56:33 GMT 2006
On 5/18/06, Rob Miller <r at robm.me.uk> wrote:
> Paul Menard wrote:
> > I've read through the other comments to this. I agree adding Page
> > categories would not seem logical.
> > One rider on this I would like to add however is some ability to make
> > Page draft. Of the 23 WordPress installations I support for clients the
> > biggest request seems to be 'Why can't a make the Page draft like I
> > can Posts?'
> > Seems there are many content authors who want to create the page an
> > save the Page for future edits but not actually publish it.
> > I do realize the problem however. In the wp_posts table the post_status
> > column values are 'static' for Pages, publish, draft or private for
> > Posts. I'm
> > sure there are other values like attachment. So would the simple
> > be coming up with a new token? Then all of the logic changes to the core
> > code to support displaying or not displaying this Page.
> > Paul
> This has already changed, although I can't remember quite when it was.
> Posts now have a post_status (which can be publish/draft/private/etc)
> and a post_type (which can be post/page/attachment etc).
I've tested 2.1 Alpha whatever, and Pages will have draft status .
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