Edit Flow

What does this plugin do?

Edit Flow empowers you to collaborate with your editorial team from within your WordPress.com Dashboard. It provides you with custom statuses, email notifications, editorial comments, a calendar, and more. Let Edit Flow take care of organizing for you so that you and your team have time to focus on what matters most: the content.

How do I set it up?

Once you’ve activated the plugin, you’ll see a new tab for Edit Flow in the sidebar menu of your Dashboard. When you click that, you’ll see the Edit Flow modules with links to the settings for each:

Edit Flow modules

More details for each feature, screenshots and documentation can be found on the Edit Flow website.

What features does the plugin offer?

Calendar — A convenient month-by-month look at your content.


Custom Statuses — Define the key stages to your workflow.


Editorial Comments — Threaded commenting in the admin for private discussion between writers and editors.

Editorial Comments

Editorial Metadata — Create as many fields as you like to store information with each post, like contact details, required word count, or the location of an interview.


Notifications — Receive timely updates on the content you’re following, and control which of your writers receives notification of each change on your site.

Story Budget — View your upcoming content budget.

Story Budget

User Groups — Keep your users organized by department or function.

The WordPress.com VIP team contributes to the development of Edit Flow. If you’d like to see new features added or want to contribute yourself, let us know!

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