Moderated content states for blogs 

When blog content is moderated, it can be in a variety of states before and after being published.

The state that content is in dictates where it is in the pre-moderation or post-moderation workflow and controls whether the content is available to users or unavailable because it has not been approved or is in quarantine.

Content states before publication

Blog content that requires review and approval before it is published can be in one of the following states:

Content states after publication

Content that has already been published but requires review, for example, if it was flagged as inappropriate, can be in one of the following states:


This is an example of how moderation might work for a site where moderation is required and you have assigned a user (ModeratorA) the moderator role.

Parent topic

Moderating blog content

Related tasks

Manage content moderation and flagged content