Draft posts for authors on Workplace

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If you've been granted drafting permission, you can draft for an author on Workplace.

Draft a Post

  1. Click Home and click Draft For in the left panel.
  2. Click + New draft. This will bring up a box with the names of the authors you have permission to write drafts for.
  3. Select the author that you’re drafting for.
  4. Search for the group you want to post to. You can only draft a post for groups that both you and the author are members of. You cannot publish draft posts for groups that you're not a part of.
  5. You can save the post as a draft by clicking .
  6. Schedule a post by clicking and choosing the date and time you want the post to go live and clicking Confirm.
  7. When you're done, click Submit for approval. The author will receive a notification that the draft has been sent to them.
  8. If you have permission to publish the post without approval, you can click Publish as [author] to push the post live.
When you’re drafting the post, your icon will change and a notice at the top of the composer will let you know who you are currently drafting for.

Manage draft posts

From the In progress tab in Draft For, you can filter your draft posts by Overdue, Approved, Waiting for approval and Changes requested.
When you have submitted a post to an author, you will no longer be able to edit it, but you can cancel the request to approve the post.
To cancel the request:
  1. Click Home and click Draft For in the left panel.
  2. Click In progress and click Waiting approval.
  3. Click next to the post and click Cancel request to approve.
Authors can request changes to a post you have drafted. When an author requests changes to your draft, you will get a notification.
To make changes to the draft post:
  1. Click Home and click Draft For in the left panel.
  2. Click In progress and choose the Changes requested status filter.
  3. Click Edit next to the post to make changes.
  4. You can also delete the post by clicking next to the post and selecting Delete post.
Note: Once your draft has been approved and posted by an author, you can no longer make changes or delete the post.

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