How to save a page as a draft in WordPress
Sometimes you will start a post or page but it’s not ready for publishing. You will need to save this as a draft.
In the Publish box of your new post/page, click the Save Draft button to save your work but not publish it.
When you are ready to publish the post/page click Publish.
Removing a page temporarily
If you are working on a live page and you wish to remove it temporarily in order to edit it you need to change the status from published to draft.
Click Edit in the Publish box.
Select Draft from the drop down box and click OK.
Click Update to save changes.