3rd Party (Free)

EE Version Support

  • ExpressionEngine 2


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  • Updater
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  • Stand Alone Entry Form
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  • Matrix
  • Grid
  • Webservice
  • Publisher


  • jQuery for the Control Panel

Add-On Type(s)

Fieldtype, Module


Module/Fieldtype combo for creating/publishing drafts of Channel Entries.


The fieldtype outputs a ‘create draft’ button on the publish page. When you hit ‘creat draft’ - the fieldtype does an ajax call to the module to essentially duplicate the entry and give it a status of Draft. The publisher can then switch to the Draft entry, and do edits there.

The entry can then be edited/saved safely away from the live entry (it’s now another entry) but come time to publish/merge, the publisher can easily overwrite the originating entry with the updated content.

The field will also output a list of any drafts that exist for a given entry, allowing the author/admin to jump to drafts and then review/commit them to the entry.

All’s well in theory, will be interesting when user permissions are thrown in the mix, and custom fieldtypes that store their data outside of exp_channel_data…

Will cross that bridge if I ever get there…

DraftEE Links

This entry was created October 17, 2011, 9:29 am.
This entry was last updated October 17, 2011, 4:32 am.

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