Recently, one of our users asked us how they can list scheduled or future upcoming posts in WordPress.
Showing upcoming posts can be helpful in getting people to subscribe to your blog.
In this article, we will show you how to display future upcoming posts in WordPress sidebar.
What is Scheduled or Future Upcoming Posts in WordPress?
If you have been blogging for a while, then you have probably noticed that publishing posts on a certain time gets more people to read it.
If you are new to blogging and don’t know what time you get the most visitors, then you should start using Google Analytics to track this information.
The problem is that you cannot just sit around and wait for that time to hit the publish button.
That’s why WordPress comes with built-in scheduling feature.
It allows you to schedule your posts to be published later.
Using scheduling you can focus on creating content and managing your editorial calendar like a pro.
Having said that, let’s see how you can show off your upcoming posts in WordPress and use it to get more subscribers.
To make it easy, we have created a video tutorial on how to list future upcoming scheduled posts that you can watch below.
However if you just want to follow text-instructions, then you can follow our step by step tutorial on how to list future upcoming scheduled posts in WordPress.
Method 1: Showing Scheduled or Future Posts with Plugin
First thing you need to do is install and activate SOUP – Show off Upcoming Posts plugin.
For more details, see our step by step guide on how to install a WordPress plugin.
There you will find ‘Upcoming Posts’ widget under the list of available widgets.
Simply add the widget to your sidebar where you to display scheduled posts.