What is the best plugin to manage the writing, submission, editing process in WordPress?

Guy McDowell December 13, 2012
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The ones that I’ve used so far don’t do a very good job of enforcing the workflow. They also don’t email the editor when a submission has been made, so they can review it, send it back for editing, or publish it.

I’ve tried Revisionary and Approval Workflow. They looked promising, but not so much. What should I use?

  1. Guy
    January 6, 2013 at 12:41 am

    I'm currently using a few different plugins. One to manage the workflow, and one to manage the User Roles more specifically. It works, but it isn't quite as strict on the workflow as I would like.
    Every time a Contributor saves the post they're working on, it sends an e-mail to the Editor. There is a checkbox to uncheck sending it for review, but if that is defaulted to unchecked, the Users are just too likely to not check it.
    What I'm wondering is how MUO does it, really.

  2. josemon maliakal
    December 14, 2012 at 6:30 pm

    wordpress itself meant for that

  3. Roomy Naqvy
    December 14, 2012 at 5:56 pm

    I don't know of any such plug in. But I think half the fun of blogging is in writing it oneself, without using any plug in. :)

  4. Tina
    December 14, 2012 at 10:24 am


  5. Roshin idi
    December 13, 2012 at 9:49 pm
  6. Hugo Morales
    December 13, 2012 at 9:06 pm

    I publish in wordpress using microsoft word, if you combine it with skydrive, it works pretty well.

  7. Shankar C
    December 13, 2012 at 7:38 pm

    windows live writer is the best software for creating editing and managing blogs in wordpress.

  8. James Bruce
    December 13, 2012 at 12:16 pm

    We use "Peters Collaboration Emails". It mails specified editors when posts are submitted, and mails the author when approved.

  9. himagain
    December 13, 2012 at 10:48 am

    It seems that the WP inbuilt processor and utils is the way to go. The only other one I tried with some success was the old version of Windows LiveWriter.

    • Muo TechGuy
      January 4, 2013 at 8:49 am

      This has nothing to do with managing submission workflow. There are no inbuilt tools to do this, hence why plugins are needed.

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