Changing the status of a Post is a really easy way to show progress to everyone who voted. The available statuses are:

  • Open (No status)
  • Under Review (We are considering this)
  • Planned (We are planning to work on this)
  • In Progress (We are actively working on this)
  • Complete (We are done working on this)
  • Closed (We will not work on this)

Here's an in-depth article about when and how to use different statuses.

To change a Post status, go to a Post in your admin view:

Select a different status from the dropdown. You then have the option of adding a comment (along with an image) as part of the update. This will be included in the status update email below.

Everyone who voted on the Post will get an custom-branded email like this:


Once you change the status of a Post, it will show up in your Roadmap view on your Canny homepage when you log in:


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