Tuesday, August 21, 2012

The Novice Blogger #3 - time delayed posting

Staci (a.k.a. Miss Squirrels) from over at Going Nutty in First Grade tipped me off to this super cool option in Blogger.

(this is how I picture her at Christmastime)

You can time delay a post to publish later, automatically.

Think of the ramifications. The time saved, the panic averted.

I'm not even writing this up on the day I am going to post it. Sneaky shenanigans!

This is how it works.
See the list of options under post settings?

Click on Schedule. Select "set date and time". Choose the day and time you want your post to publish!

Want to know a secret? I think this is how the Super Bloggers roll. My suspicion is that they write up a bunch of posts, polish them, and then set them to publish during a time when they know they will be too busy to write. You, too, can roll like the big dogs!


  1. I love scheduling my posts! Sometimes when I write one blog posts it gets me thinking of ideas for other posts and I can just go with it. I know I'm going to use this feature even more when school starts!

    I Teach. What's Your Super Power?

    1. That's exactly what *I* was thinking, too!

  2. Scheduling posts is the way to go when you are super busy. Or on vacation...and no one is the wiser :)

    Journey of a Substitute Teacher
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    1. It's an awesome way to get those posts out there when you just don't have the time!

  3. Thanks, that is so useful. I wasn't sure what that did, but I'm glad to know before I accidently post something early.