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page publish and unpublished scheduler

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I've a promotion page that i  want to show on scheduler bases, Lets say i want my page "XYZ" should publish on Thu, 18 at 12:00am and unpublished on Web, 25 at 12:00am. 

is it possible in processwire?

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I actually have done something similar on a project using the Date/Time, and at the time, a checkbox. However, I have since moved it to 2 Date/Time fields. I simply compared the two, and used an if statement to display the page content if the condition was met. This is rough, but it is similar to what I have done:

<?php
$startdate = $page->start_date;
$expirationdate = $page->expiration_date; //you will probably need to use strtotime on these to compare.

if ($startdate <  $expirationdate) {
	//show the desired information
}
else (
	echo "We're sorry, there are currently no promotions availabe.";
)
?>

However, I guess this might not suite your needs since the page will still be visible, unless you do some checking in your navigation to show/hide the url with a conditional.

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