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Drafts Feed

WordPress Plugin, that add a new Feed for drafts and a dashboard widget to list all drafts from all authors.

Description

We are already working with four authors at WPEngineer – so it's quite useful to have a feed for drafts and everybody can look at it. If someone is writing a new post and saves as draft everybody get immediately notified via feed.

There is also the possibility to get notified via email, but I thought it's more convenient to let everybody know about new drafts through our feed reader. That's why I checked out how to create your own feed. With the help of the loop you can do quite a lot, as you can see in our previous post „Customize Your WordPress-Feeds“.

You are welcome to use the following small Plugin (download link at the end of this post) or use the displayed code below to create your own feed.

Feed doesn't have an access protection – that makes reading with several online tools easy and simple.

The Plugin creates a feed, which is available at http://example.com/?feed=drafts or with active permalinks on http://example.com/feed/drafts/. You can change this string on the var feed_slug.

Also see the posts about the idea.

Screenshots

Dashboard Widget Example Dashboard Widget Settings

Installing

  • Download the plugin as a ZIP file from GitHub.
  • In your WordPress admin click Plugin --> Add New --> Upload Plugin.
  • Upload the ZIP file.
  • Activate the plugin.

Other Notes

Bugs, technical hints or contribute

Please give me feedback, contribute and file technical bugs on this GitHub Repo, use Issues.

License

Good news, this plugin is free for everyone! Since it's released under the GPL, you can use it free of charge on your personal or commercial blog. But if you enjoy this plugin, you can thank me and leave a small donation for the time I've spent writing and supporting this plugin. And I really don't want to know how many hours of my life this plugin has already eaten ;)

Contact & Feedback

The plugin is designed and developed by me (Frank Bültge)

Please let me know if you like the plugin or you hate it or whatever ... Please fork it, add an issue for ideas and bugs.

Disclaimer

I'm German and my English might be gruesome here and there. So please be patient with me and let me know of typos or grammatical farts. Thanks

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