1. I am using a custom menu "Menu 2." The problem is that I have many entire pages not scheduled to be published until 6 or 8 months from now. I have not found how to have the custom menu automatically display them when they are published as scheduled. Instead, I have to remember when it was to be published and manually update the menu. This is not only a pain, but very unreliable for me!
So -- how can the process be automated/linked to scheduled publishing dates?
2. I need to have certain published pages expire at a given point in time. I see that there is a plug-in "WordPress Schedule Selected Content" that looks as if it might do this. My concern is this: The "Usage" section of the plug-in description says this: "On the front end you’ll see a countdown clock indicating when the content will be released." By front end, does that mean just on the visual editor, or on the page itself when published?
3. If you answer me in code, it won't help. I don't speak code.