Mark Llobrera

Publish/Unpublish Permissions in Drupal 8

It appears that the default permissions options don’t expose this option, so any non-admin roles will not be able to check/uncheck the “Publish” checkbox on a node.

I tried:

Of the two, Override Node Options was a better fit — it exposed permissions for publish/unpublish transparently, whereas the Publish Content module added tabs for Publish/Unpublish, which is not where most content authors would expect to find those options.

Tab bar for the Drupal 8 node edit form, with a red arrow pointing to the "Unpublish" tab