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CMS Workflow - What is the 'Future State' link for?

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Community Member, 47 Posts

3 December 2011 at 10:32am

I have installed the CMS Workflow module and noticed a link "Future State" at the bottom of the CMS screen.
Clicking on it opens a pop-up window with a two field form and a "go link (which does not do anything)

Am I missing something in my installation? What is this link supposed to do?



Forum Moderator, 5523 Posts

13 December 2011 at 9:52pm

It's so you can jump forward in time. SilverStripe invented our own time travel so content authors can double check that post that needs to be published at 1am will show at 1am and not break embargo by displaying at 12.59am!


Community Member, 47 Posts

14 December 2011 at 8:31am

Thanks Willlr! I will play with the expiry/embargo features