By the combination of the Scheduled Publish feature and the "No Future Posts" plugin, you can create posts at a specific date and release an artifact at a particular time.

Requirements

Summary

  1. Disable the "Auto Publish" feature

  2. Install the "No Future Posts" plugin and publish the post at a future date.

  3. Set publish date and time for Artifact

How to do with it

1. Disable the "Auto Publish" feature

Turn off this feature for the [Setting] page on Shifter dashboard.

Click the toggle switch to turn it Disabled.

See also: How to disable Auto Publishing Artifact 

 

2. Install the "No Future Posts" plugin and publish a post on a future date

Start WordPress and login to it
Search and install the "No Future Posts" plugin on WordPress Dashboard; Or install it manually.
Download: https://wordpress.org/plugins/no-future-posts/

Then, activate it.

Write a post and set a future date to publish

Back to the top page and make sure the future post is published.

Generate an artifact (it won't be published, only generate)

3. Set publish date and time for Artifact

Scroll down to the "Deploys" section after generating artifact

Click the [Detail] button of an Artifact you want to schedule

Scroll down to "Scheduled Publish" section

Click calendar icon

The calendar will pop up, choose the date...

... and time you want to publish

Click [Schedule] button

The date is set

Back to the Overview page and make sure the Publish is scheduled

Wait for the time to be published.

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