[wp-hackers] Adding an editorial calendar to WordPress

Zack Grossbart zack at grossbart.com
Thu Nov 26 17:09:32 UTC 2009

Thank you all for taking a look.  I always think about managing a blog as a
calendar, but you guys are probably in a better position to know how most
bloggers work.  Adding a new top level menu option is a big change.

I'll keep working on it as a plugin.  Thanks for all the help.


> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:wp-hackers-bounces at lists.automattic.com]On Behalf Of Jeremy
> Clarke
> Sent: Thursday, November 26, 2009 11:02 AM
> To: wp-hackers at lists.automattic.com
> Subject: Re: [wp-hackers] Adding an editorial calendar to WordPress
> On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 7:15 PM, Zack Grossbart <zack at grossbart.com> wrote:
> > So what do you think?  Should this stay as a plugin or be considered for
> > the
> > WordPress core?
> >
> The screenshots look beautiful and it looks like a really well thought-out
> tool but i have to agree with the others, this should stay as a plugin. I
> think for most people the normal Posts > Edit screen suffices for getting a
> sense of when things were posted because it is chronological. Some people
> would find your calendar useful, but IMHO for most people it would just be
> another confusing menu item to deal with.
> On a side note, I think what the Posts > Edit screen needs to be more
> editorially useful is better filtering like author-based, and to display the
> active filters in the page heading. Right now it just says 'Edit Posts' even
> if you've applied month, category, tag or author filters (you can add more
> filters than are visible using urls).
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