Is it possible to have more “levels” of draft/published statuses?

The question:

Is there any way to have more post statuses other than just draft or published?

For example, if you write a lot of posts, you may wish to type up all the content, and set the status of these posts as “Content – Drafted”

Then you can re-style them, make text bold, add code highlighting etc, and set to “Styled – Drafted”

Then as a final review you could set status to “Reviewed”

Then finally, publish them

Is it possible in the current wordpress version 3 to achieve such scenarios?

The Solutions:

Below are the methods you can try. The first solution is probably the best. Try others if the first one doesn’t work. Senior developers aren’t just copying/pasting – they read the methods carefully & apply them wisely to each case.

Method 1

I found this plugin called EditFlow that says it allows you to add custom statuses. Apparently it’s designed for use in a newsroom. (FYI, I searched the WordPress plugins directory for “custom post status.”)

Method 2

Another solution is via tags – or cateogry – requires no additional plugin and somehow works

good question tho, helps in collaborating

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