Publish Confirm Message


This is a lightweight WordPress plugin that implements an extra confirmation dialogue between your click on the Publish button. Never publish by accident again!

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  • Confirmation alert showing when you click on publish/update button.
  • Admin settings Page
  • Confirmation alert showing when you click on publish/update button.


  1. Download and extract plugin files to a folder in your wp-content/plugin directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the WordPress admin interface.
  3. Change the default message through the ‘Publish Confirm Message’ menu in WordPress.

You’re done! The Plugin ready to use according to the directions in the description.

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August 12, 2020
Was using another one but it stopped working with WP 5.5 suddenly and no longer exists in the plugins library, so an alternative was needed. This one fills that need flawlessly it seems and it lets you customize the message. Thanks!
March 11, 2020
Great work. Please provide option to change alert message.
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Contributors & Developers

“Publish Confirm Message” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Menu moved to under settings
  • Confirmed working with WordPress 5.5


  • Improved security


  • Admin Page added
  • Now customize default alert message text


  • Publish Confirm Message added to