Are you thinking about creating your own blogging checklist in WordPress? Creating a blogging checklist is a very good way to avoid mistakes. Talking about mistakes, everyone makes mistakes when writing blog posts whether you are working alone or there are multiple authors on your website. There is always a chance that someone would forget to add something. That is why even the most successful bloggers around the web use some kind of blogging checklist to make sure their articles are in perfect condition.
Creating a blogging checklist allows you to go through all the items that you need to check before publishing a post. This is not only useful in catching the mistakes but will also allow you to work faster and more efficiently.
Now, with that being said, let’s see how to easily create your own blogging checklist in WordPress for a better editorial workflow.
Adding a Pre-Publish Blogging Checklist in WordPress
The very first thing you need to do is to install and activate the Good Writer Checkify plugin from the WordPress plugin repository.
After activating the plugin, you need to visit Settings > Good Writer Chekify page to create your own blogging checklist in WordPress.
You need to check the box next to Show Checkbox’s in Post/Page Editing option.
Now, you can add your own checklist item one by one up to 25 items. Once you’re done adding the items, click on the Save Changes button to store your changes.
Now, you’ll be able to create a new post in WordPress. You will be able to see your blogging checklist on your WordPress dashboard below the post editor.
There, you will be able to check or uncheck items in the list. Just make sure that you review the checklist before publishing a post.
The Checkify plugin does not stop users from publishing a post. However, it will provide a nice on-screen reminder of all the items that you need to check before publishing a post.
Well, this is all you need to do. You can now successfully create your own blogging checklist in WordPress. For those wondering what you should add to the checklist, the things you need to add in you blogging checklist really depends on your own editorial workflow and process. However, there are some common tasks that are essential to add in your checklist, check out our previous article to know what those tasks are.