Every element type in Pimcore (documents, objects, assets) has implemented a scheduler which provides the ability to create tasks like:
- Publish version (You can read more about Versions in the Versioning section)
Note: To use scheduler you have to configure "cronjobs". You can find more in the System setup section.
Let's get objects as an example. In the Pimcore backend UI find the icon:
You can add the task by clicking on the Add button, then an empty row shows. There is few configurable options: date, time and action which should run with that task. The "active" checkbox is unchecked after the task finished. The Version option would be used only if you chosen the "Publish version"* action.
To make the task which automatically publish an unpublished object just fill values like in the picture, below.
And the effect in the database:
`schedule_tasks` # id, cid, ctype, date, action, version, active '7', '76', 'object', '1474034700', 'publish', NULL, '1'
pimcore/cli/maintenance.php script will finish processing jobs you could see the changes.
In the edit object view:
In the database:
`schedule_tasks` # id, cid, ctype, date, action, version, active '8', '76', 'object', '1474034700', 'publish', NULL, '0'