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How to Set a Specific Publish Date for a Blog Post on Shopify

Last updated: April 01, 2024
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As you might not know, you can take advantage of Shopify tools to publish a blog post on a specific date, automatically. For instance, you are going to launch a new product and you have already prepared a blog post for this event, however, you also have an important hangout, then it’s time you need to learn how to set a specific publish date for a blog post so that your post will be published in time while you can still go out with your friends.

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That’s the reason why I have prepared a step-by-step instruction on how to set a specific publishing date for a blog post to help you better manage your blog as well as save your time.

Step 1: Select Blog posts

First and foremost, in your Shopify admin, you go to Online Store and then select the heading Blog Posts

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Step 2: Click the post you want to set a specific publishing date

In the interface of Blog posts, select the blog post that you want to set a specific publishing date for.

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Step 3: Choose Set a specific publish date

After selecting the blog post, you will see Set a specific publish date under the section Visibility. Click on it.

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Step 4: Select a specific date and time to publish

Two fields will appear for you to choose the specific date and time you want to publish the post.

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Step 5: Click Save

After you finish selecting date and time, click on Save button.

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To set a specific publish date for a blog post on iPhone (Click here)

  • Step 1: Tap Store

The first thing you have to do is to open the Shopify app on your phone. Then, from the Shopify admin screen, tap Store.

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  • Step 2: Select Online Store in Sales channels section

From the Sales channels section, you go to Online Store

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  • Step 3: Choose Blog posts

On Online Store screen, you tap Blog posts for the next step.

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  • Step 4: Tap the post you want to set a specific publishing date for

From the Blog posts, you will find a list of existing blog posts. Select the post that you want to set a specific publishing date for.

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  • Step 5: Choose Set a specific publish date

Next, choose Set a specific publish date to continue

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  • Step 6: Set a publishing date and time

In this step, just select the publishing date and time that you want to set for the post

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  • Step 7: Tap Save

Finally, tap Save to finish the process

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To set a specific publish date for a blog post on Android (Click here)

  • Step 1: Tap Store

The first thing you have to do is to open the Shopify app on your phone. Then, from the Shopify admin screen, tap Store.

  • Step 2: Select Online Store in Sales channels section

From the Sales channels section, you go to Online Store

  • Step 3: Choose Blog posts

On Online Store screen, you tap Blog posts for the next step.

  • Step 4: Tap the post you want to set a specific publishing date for

From the Blog posts, you will find a list of existing blog posts. Select the post that you want to set a specific publishing date for.

  • Step 5: Choose Set a specific publish date

Next, choose Set a specific publish date to continue

  • Step 6: Set a publishing date and time

In this step, just select the publishing date and time that you want to set for the post

  • Step 7: Tap Save

Finally, tap Save to finish the process

Conclusion

In short, with some simple steps on Shopify, you can set a specific publish date for a blog post without any difficulties. This will be very useful to give you a hand in managing your blog post as well as save your time. You don’t have to stick to your laptop or mobile phone to edit a blog post anymore. We hope that you will find this writing interesting and helpful to you.


Sam Nguyen is the CEO and founder of Avada Commerce, an e-commerce solution provider headquartered in Singapore. He is an expert on the Shopify e-commerce platform for online stores and retail point-of-sale systems. Sam loves talking about e-commerce and he aims to help over a million online businesses grow and thrive.

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