Items of content on Scratchpads can be either Published or Unpublished. Unpublished content is not viewable by members of the public and is a good method of creating drafts before publishing them.

Publishing options

Every content type has a publishing checkbox as part of the Edit/Create form.


Default publishing option

You can set whether content is published/unpublished by default on the edit content form.

  1. Under Admin menu go to Structure > Content types

  2. Next to the content type, click the Edit link

  3. In the Publishing options tab, change the Default options


Unpublished content

Unpublished content will only be available to the author of the content; it will not be public on the site.

When viewing unpublished content the background will be coloured pink: