"I've worked with the Bondware team since 1998 at different newspapers including Morris MultiMedia, American Hometown Publishing, the Murfreesboro Post and the Cannon Courier. The service has been solid and Bondware's newspaper roots show in the software."

Ron Fryar, Publisher, Cannon Courier & Murfreesboro Post

Can articles be scheduled automatically?

Article Scheduling enables individual articles to be scheduled for activation, deletion or relocation on a future date in 15 minute intervals. 


Make sure the Timezone is set for your location

Go to: Settings >> General Site Settings
Under Time Zone
Select your location

Scheduling when creating or editing an article

Go to: Content >> Add an Article
Or Content >> View Active/Pending Articles and image Edit.

Under Article Basics
Change the status to Pending
Insert the date and time for Override Publish Date:
Click Article Scheduling or
Scroll to Toggles and Keywords

Automatically activate this article at: 00:00 on mm/dd/yyyy
Automatically close this article on: mm/dd/yyyy
Automatically delete this article at: 00:00 on mm/dd/yyyy
Automatically move this article to: ' Another News Section' on mm/dd/yyyy

Check and fill out all that apply.
Note: Works with section settings to automate activation, closing and moving of articles.


Why didn't my article status change at the scheduled time?

Articles need to processed by section.
Go to: Content>>Manage Sections
image edit The Content Section the pending article assigned to
Under General Information

Pending articles will be activated and active articles closed at this time. "00:00" equals 12 a.m. (midnight).

Check the box and set the time


Auto Activate Publishing Time on Date

Pending articles that have been set to activate at a future date/time will show the date/time at which they will be activated when viewing pending articles.

Here are what the setting look like when  editing pending article.


I need articles to automatically close to save time. Where is this setting?

Go to: Content >> Content Preferences

Automatically close new articles after ____ days. Leave blank or 0 to never close articles by default.

Note: This feature affects all new articles in every section.

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