Publish button is clickable, but does nothing for "future" scheduled posts. #5681
Support reproduced this bug/feature and requested I submit an issue.
If a post has post_status of future, meaning it is scheduled, it appears the PUBLISH button is green and clickable, but does nothing when clicked. No XHR request, no errors, just does nothing.
I believe this is because the page status settings in Elementor aren't aware of the future (Scheduled) post status as an option.
Screenshot of the Status dropdown: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/flxqd6w5c92x5xy/chrome_2018-09-03_13-02-14.png
When a post is scheduled, this Status dropdown is blank. If I select an option, such as Draft, the Publish button then works, and remarkably, luckily, it remains scheduled. I can also use the "Save as Draft" feature as the workaround, but the PUBLISH button really should function if it's green and clickable.
Can you update Elementor to be aware of the Scheduled "future" post_status, perhaps simply by adding the Scheduled to this dropdown. Ideally, the Publish button would then say SCHEDULE, but that isn't necessary as long as PUBLISH works without needing to perform the workaround of switching the Status to Draft, then clicking PUBLISH.
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This shouldn't pertain to this bug, as I've reproduced on a fresh WP and Elementor install on different web hosts. Support reproduced this bug/feature and requested I submit an issue.
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