[wp-hackers] contributors editing live posts
steve at sltaylor.co.uk
Sat Sep 10 12:34:31 UTC 2011
Hmm, yes! Thanks :)
On 9 September 2011 17:59, Helen Hou-Sandi <helen.y.hou at gmail.com> wrote:
> I think this may be what you're looking for:
> Helen Hou-Sandi
> On Fri, Sep 9, 2011 at 11:56 AM, Steve Taylor <steve at sltaylor.co.uk> wrote:
>> I have a client who wants contributors to be able to edit live posts
>> and submit their revisions for review.
>> Now, it's not a request I've come across before, but it seems like
>> quite a standard content management requirement. A contributor creates
>> a post, submits it for review, it gets published by an editor. But how
>> do they submit changes? (Obviously we're more in the realm of custom
>> posts, but I'm using "posts" in this loose sense rather than just
>> thinking of blog posts.)
>> Obviously if you needed multiple people to submit edits to a live
>> post, you'd need a full post version control system. But surely a
>> contributor could be allowed to edit a live post they created, and
>> have the "Update" button be "Submit changes for review"? The current
>> version stays live, and the new one goes into the revisions list... oh
>> wait, here's where it trips up. There's just "revision" post types. I
>> guess you'd need a "change-for-review" post type for editors to
>> approve (or not)?
>> My main question here are:
>> 1. Has anyone cracked this, with a plugin? I found
>> http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/live-drafts/ - it's not quite what
>> I'm thinking of, but maybe a starting point.
>> 2. If this has never been done before (!), am I thinking about it in
>> the right way? Is it doable?
>> 3. If it's doable, any plans for it in the core?
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