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Content Calendar List View

Access the Content Calendar in List View mode.
  1. Click Publish > Content Calendar to display the List View.
    Content that you create and publish using the Publisher is automatically added to the Content Calendar. You might need to refresh the content by clicking to display recently added posts.
    The Content Calendar displays only content for the selected date range.
  2. (Optional) Click the Calendar icon ( ) to specify the desired date range.
    If you select Custom Range, a calendar displays. For more information about working with the calendar, see Adjusting the Reporting Date Range .
  3. Display and filter the content as desired.
    For more information, see Display and Filter the Content Calendar .
    The Content Calendar views and filters respect the logged-in user's time zone as specified on the Preferences page . For example, the date and time for each post listed in the Content Calendar is based on the logged-in user's time zone (not in UTC).
  4. View the content.
    By default, each post displays in a collapsed form.
    The page thumbnail and social platform (Facebook, Twitter, Google+, or LinkedIn) displays on the left side of each post. If a number displays in the page thumbnail, that post targets more than one social platform or property. Posts that target more than one platform or property can be expanded by clicking next to the post to display its child posts. For conceptual information about parent posts and child posts, see Parent and Child Posts .
    The post's status displays at the top right of the post. Post statuses include posted, pending approval, scheduled, failed, or rejected. Some statuses are actionable, such as pending approval.
    Text along the bottom of each post displays the date and time when the content is scheduled for posting, its campaign, target information, and associated tags (if included).
  5. Perform the desired actions:
Refresh Content Calendar
Click to refresh the calender's content.
Create a new post
Use the Publish Anywhere feature.
Approve a post
Click Approve in the top right corner of the desired post's tile. You can also perform bulk actions on posts, including approving multiple posts simultaneously.
Perform bulk actions
Click , then click the desired posts to multi-select more than one post. After you click , new icons display to the left of the button that let you perform actions on multiple posts simultaneously.
You can perform the following bulk actions:
Approve: Click to approve the selected posts.
Users can turn approval on or off so that all posts must be approved before posting or allowed to be posted without approval. Posting approval is an optional feature in Social. If you have the posting approval feature enabled, you can configure posts that need approval.
Posts that must be approved have a Pending Approval status. Posts need to be approved if, during creation, the Approval option was set or if a user who has user group permissions to create posts, but not to approve his or her own posts for publishing, creates a post.
For more information about Approval settings, see Configure Property Settings .
Reject: Click to reject the selected posts.
Delete: Click to delete the selected posts.
Duplicate: Click to duplicate the selected posts. You can then edit the duplicate to create a new, similar post. Because content access is controlled by page permissions, you might want to duplicate a post assigned to one social property and then assign it to another property to give users with permissions to view content for that property access to the post.
Move to Draft: Click to save the selected posts in an intermediate state as drafts. The posts are then placed in the Draft View rather than the List View, Month View, or Week View. One useful aspect of draft posts is that if you assign a social property to a post, all Social users who have access to that property can view and use the draft. If you do not assign a social property to a draft, it remains private. Only you can view and edit the draft. For more information, see View or Create Post Drafts and Templates .
Suspend Posts: Click , then click Suspend Posts to temporarily suspend scheduled posts from being published.
Unsuspend Posts: Click , then click Unsuspend Posts to unsuspend all posts that are currently in a suspended state so that they are posted to their assigned social properties according to schedule. This option displays only if you have previously suspended posts.
Exit Multi-Select Mode: Click to exit multi-select mode and return to regular select mode.
Change the report suite
Use the Report Suite drop-down list to change the report suite to display its posts. For more information, see Change Social Report Suite or Company .
View scheduled posts
Click Post Timeline > Post Timeline to display your posts that have been scheduled. This is the default view.
View or create post drafts
Click Post Timeline > Drafts to display your posts that are in draft form. You can also create new drafts from the Drafts page. For more information, see View or Create Post Drafts and Templates .
View or create post templates
Click Post Timeline > Templates to display your posts that are in template form. For more information, see View or Create Post Drafts and Templates .
Edit an individual post
Click or tap the desired post to open it in editing mode.
In addition to editing a post's text and configuration options, such as social properties, targets, schedule, and so forth, you can perform the following actions:
Add Note: Add information that only internal Social users can see. For example, you can add notes about changes that have been made to the post or changes that need to be made. Or, you can add information about scheduling or targeting changes. Click to add additional notes. You can use the notes feature as an audit trail because each note has a timestamp.
Preview: Click to preview the selected post. If the post is applicable to more than one social property, a preview of the post on each property displays. For tweets, you can click links to view the photo and reply to, retweet, or favorite the tweet.
View Post on Platform: Click to view the post on its social property (Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and so forth).
Depending on the social platform and whether the post is targeted or not, login might be required.
For Facebook targeted posts, a Facebook log-in page displays. After you log in, click again to view the post on Facebook. No log-in is required for non-targeted posts.
For Google+ targeted posts, a Google+ log-in page displays. After you log in, click again to view the post on Google+. No log-in is required for non-targeted posts.
For Twitter, no log-in is required for targeted or non-targeted tweets.
For LinkedIn targeted and non-targeted posts, a LinkedIn log-in page displays. After you log in, click again to view the post on LinkedIn.
For YouTube non-targeted videos, no log-in is required.
For Sina Weibo posts, Sina Weibo redirects to the home page in few seconds if the user is already logged in.
Duplicate: Click to duplicate the selected post. You can then edit the duplicate to create a new, similar post. Because content access is controlled by page permissions, you might want to duplicate a post assigned to one social property and then assign it to another property to give users with permissions to view content for that property access to the post.
Move to Draft: Click to remove the post from your Content Calendar (List View, Month View, or Week View) and place it on the Draft View. Moving a post to draft lets you create a draft of that post that you can further edit, share with other users, or use to create a sticky draft. For more information, see View or Create Post Drafts .
Delete: Click to delete the selected post.
View or edit parent (master) and child posts
Click next to a post to display its child posts, if applicable.
The image on the left side of each post displays an icon indicating the social platform that is applicable for that post: Facebook, Google+, Twitter, or LinkedIn. If, during the post's creation, it was assigned multiple properties, a parent post and child posts are automatically created. A number displays to indicate how many different properties are applicable for that post. If the post is targeted for more than one property, a icon displays that you can click to expand the post to see a representation of that post for each property.
Using parent and child posts helps you become more productive. You can perform bulk editing operations by editing the text or settings on the parent post. These changes flow down to the child posts. You can also edit each post individually, giving you the flexibility to tailor each post for its audience. For example, you can change the text or the image for one child post while leaving the other child posts unchanged. Or, for a tweet, you can add a hashtag to one child post while leaving child posts for Facebook or Google+ unchanged.
For more information, see Parent and Child Posts .
Action Description
Refresh Content Calendar
Click to refresh the calender's content.
Create a new post
Use the Publish Anywhere feature.
Approve a post
Click Approve in the top right corner of the desired post's tile. You can also perform bulk actions on posts, including approving multiple posts simultaneously.
Perform bulk actions
Click , then click the desired posts to multi-select more than one post. After you click , new icons display to the left of the button that let you perform actions on multiple posts simultaneously.
You can perform the following bulk actions:
Approve: Click to approve the selected posts.
Users can turn approval on or off so that all posts must be approved before posting or allowed to be posted without approval. Posting approval is an optional feature in Social . If you have the posting approval feature enabled, you can configure posts that need approval.
Posts that must be approved have a Pending Approval status. Posts need to be approved if, during creation, the Approval option was set or if a user who has user group permissions to create posts, but not to approve his or her own posts for publishing, creates a post.
For more information about Approval settings, see Configure Property Settings .
Reject: Click to reject the selected posts.
Delete: Click to delete the selected posts.
Duplicate: Click to duplicate the selected posts. You can then edit the duplicate to create a new, similar post. Because content access is controlled by page permissions, you might want to duplicate a post assigned to one social property and then assign it to another property to give users with permissions to view content for that property access to the post.
Move to Draft: Click to save the selected posts in an intermediate state as drafts. The posts are then placed in the Draft View rather than the List View, Month View, or Week View. One useful aspect of draft posts is that if you assign a social property to a post, all Social users who have access to that property can view and use the draft. If you do not assign a social property to a draft, it remains private. Only you can view and edit the draft. For more information, see View or Create Post Drafts and Templates .
Suspend Posts: Click , then click Suspend Posts to temporarily suspend scheduled posts from being published.
Unsuspend Posts: Click , then click Unsuspend Posts to unsuspend all posts that are currently in a suspended state so that they are posted to their assigned social properties according to schedule. This option displays only if you have previously suspended posts.
Exit Multi-Select Mode: Click to exit multi-select mode and return to regular select mode.
Change the report suite
Use the Report Suite drop-down list to change the report suite to display its posts. For more information, see Change Social Report Suite or Company .
View scheduled posts
Click Post Timeline > Post Timeline to display your posts that have been scheduled. This is the default view.
View or create post drafts
Click Post Timeline > Drafts to display your posts that are in draft form. You can also create new drafts from the Drafts page. For more information, see View or Create Post Drafts and Templates .
View or create post templates
Click Post Timeline > Templates to display your posts that are in template form. For more information, see View or Create Post Drafts and Templates .
Edit an individual post
Click or tap the desired post to open it in editing mode.
In addition to editing a post's text and configuration options, such as social properties, targets, schedule, and so forth, you can perform the following actions:
Add Note: Add information that only internal Social users can see. For example, you can add notes about changes that have been made to the post or changes that need to be made. Or, you can add information about scheduling or targeting changes. Click to add additional notes. You can use the notes feature as an audit trail because each note has a timestamp.
Preview: Click to preview the selected post. If the post is applicable to more than one social property, a preview of the post on each property displays. For tweets, you can click links to view the photo and reply to, retweet, or favorite the tweet.
View Post on Platform: Click to view the post on its social property (Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and so forth).
Depending on the social platform and whether the post is targeted or not, login might be required.
For Facebook targeted posts, a Facebook log-in page displays. After you log in, click again to view the post on Facebook. No log-in is required for non-targeted posts.
For Google+ targeted posts, a Google+ log-in page displays. After you log in, click again to view the post on Google+. No log-in is required for non-targeted posts.
For Twitter, no log-in is required for targeted or non-targeted tweets.
For LinkedIn targeted and non-targeted posts, a LinkedIn log-in page displays. After you log in, click again to view the post on LinkedIn.
For YouTube non-targeted videos, no log-in is required.
For Sina Weibo posts, Sina Weibo redirects to the home page in few seconds if the user is already logged in.
Duplicate: Click to duplicate the selected post. You can then edit the duplicate to create a new, similar post. Because content access is controlled by page permissions, you might want to duplicate a post assigned to one social property and then assign it to another property to give users with permissions to view content for that property access to the post.
Move to Draft: Click to remove the post from your Content Calendar (List View, Month View, or Week View) and place it on the Draft View. Moving a post to draft lets you create a draft of that post that you can further edit, share with other users, or use to create a sticky draft. For more information, see View or Create Post Drafts .
Delete: Click to delete the selected post.
View or edit parent (master) and child posts
Click next to a post to display its child posts, if applicable.
The image on the left side of each post displays an icon indicating the social platform that is applicable for that post: Facebook, Google+, Twitter, or LinkedIn. If, during the post's creation, it was assigned multiple properties, a parent post and child posts are automatically created. A number displays to indicate how many different properties are applicable for that post. If the post is targeted for more than one property, a icon displays that you can click to expand the post to see a representation of that post for each property.
Using parent and child posts helps you become more productive. You can perform bulk editing operations by editing the text or settings on the parent post. These changes flow down to the child posts. You can also edit each post individually, giving you the flexibility to tailor each post for its audience. For example, you can change the text or the image for one child post while leaving the other child posts unchanged. Or, for a tweet, you can add a hashtag to one child post while leaving child posts for Facebook or Google+ unchanged.
For more information, see Parent and Child Posts .