Share Your Favorite Plugin: Duplicate Post

first_imgWhy I Like ItThere are many plugins that have similar functionality to Duplicate Post. Why have I chosen to use Duplicate Post? It’s constantly updated by the developerHighly ranked by other WordPress usersSaves me time; it’s simple to useWhat You Need to KnowIn addition to the various ways to copy a page/post, you can:Add a template tag to your WordPress templates, to clone your posts/pagesCustomize what is copied: text, tags, categories, etc. (check the Developers Guide)Restrict the option to copy a post to certain user roles or post types (check the plugin documentation)SummaryI’ve enjoyed using Duplicate Post over the years; it’s made it simple for me copy an existing post or page. And it’s saved me lots of time. Have you used Duplicate Post? Or have you found another method to duplicate pages and posts?Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading…RelatedShare Your Favorite Plugin: Public Post PreviewAt the November Metro Detroit WordPress meetup last night, our theme was Share Your Favorite Plugin where several members (me included!) spoke about one of our favorite WordPress plugins. Each speaker had five minutes to explain: Why the plugin was one of their favorites What features the plugin offered How…In “WordPress”How to Fix Internal Links to a Deleted WordPress Page or PostImagine you’ve had a website for a few years. And you have a page or post that you no longer want on your site. Instead, you want your readers to visit a different post or page. So you delete the old page or post. Problem solved, right? Not exactly. What…In “WordPress”9 Tips to Help You Safely Change Your WordPress ThemeAt our March West Metro Detroit WordPress meetup, one of our members asked about switching their WordPress theme. They wanted to update the theme with more features and functionality, which their current theme didn’t support. I thought it was a great topic for our meetup group, that other members would…In “WordPress” Remember that post you published last year, the one where you reviewed a new writing application? You’ve found another app that you want to publish a review for, and you want to follow the same format. But you don’t want to retype everything from scratch. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could duplicate your post? And update the content for your new review?Duplicate PostOne way you can copy an existing post or page is with the Duplicate Post plugin, a free plugin available in the WordPress plugin directory. Rather than writing from scratch, you can quickly clone a post or page, and use the formatting and content in the original post/page you created. How It WorksAfter installing and activating the plugin, you have five different ways to copy a post or page. In list of Pages or Posts, select Clone option below the post/page titleTo duplicate more than one post, in the list of Pages or Posts, select multiple items. Choose Clone in the Bulk Actions dropdown menu at the bottom of the listing.In list of Pages or Posts, select New Draft option below the post/page title (similar to the first option)In the Post edit screen, select Copy to a new draft option from Publish In a post or page, select Copy to a new draft from the admin barlast_img

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