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Yahoo Store Incremental Publish being rolled out

As indicated in Yahoo Small Business's recent blog post of upcoming features, the long-awaited "incremental publish" feature is being rolled out this month. They are going server by server, so some merchants will see the change sooner then others.

What is incremental publish?

Incremental publish keeps track of what pages you edited and changed since the last time you published the store. Instead of the single "Publish" button, you will now have two buttons, one that says "Publish All", and the other that says "Publish Changes". "Publish All" does the same as the current "Publish" button, it generates and publishes all pages in the store. "Publish Changes", on the other hand, will only publish the pages that changed.

This can be a huge potential time saver especially for large stores whose publish takes hours normally.

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