Publishing Issues is a way to create, delegate and follow up tasks for publishing one or several content items. The list of publishing issues can be open by clicking icon in the Content Studio header. A new issue can be created either from the Issue List dialog, Publishing wizard or from the Publish button’s menu in the Browse view’s Toolbar.
If current user has any open issues assigned to him this will be reflected on the Issue icon: .
When content is selected in the grid, menu of the Publish button will show the list of open issues this content is a part of.