Unpublish a post

Sometimes you may decide that a published post must be unpublished temporarily. Changing the post status to Draft removes the post from your site until you are ready to repost it. This article explains how to unpublish a post.


Before you start

  • You'll need an account with an Editor or Author role. Only Editors can change the published status of another user's post.
  • Know the basics of editing a post.



  1. Open the post to edit.
  2. In the right-side Publish menu, click the Edit link next to Status:

  3. In the drop-down menu, select Draft, then click OK. Click Update

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