Duplicate Post

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Version: 3.2
Last updated: 2017-04-04 11:48pm GMT
Requires: 3.6
Compatible up to: 4.7.4
Downloads: 4,093,431
Author: Enrico Battocchi - Wordpress Profile
Plugin Homepage: Plugin Homepage

This plugin allows users to clone posts of any type, or copy them to new drafts for further editing.
If you find this useful, please consider donating whatever sum you choose, even just 10 cents. Just a few cents from every user would help me develop the plugin and improve support.

How it works:

  1. In ‘Edit Posts’/’Edit Pages’, you can click on ‘Clone’ link below the post/page title: this will immediately create a copy and return to the list.

  2. NEW! In ‘Edit Posts’/’Edit Pages’, you can select one or more items, then choose ‘Clone’ in the ‘Bulk Actions’ dropdown to copy them all at once.

  3. In ‘Edit Posts’/’Edit Pages’, you can click on ‘New Draft’ link below the post/page title.

  4. On the post edit screen, you can click on ‘Copy to a new draft’ above “Cancel”/”Move to trash”.

  5. While viewing a post as a logged in user, you can click on ‘Copy to a new draft’ as a dropdown link under “Edit Post” in the admin bar.

3, 4 and 5 will lead to the edit page for the new draft: change what you want, click on ‘Publish’ and you’re done.

There is also a template tag, so you can put it in your templates and clone your posts/pages from the front-end. Clicking on the link will lead you to the edit page for the new draft, just like the admin bar link.

Duplicate Post has many useful settings to customize its behavior and restrict its use to certain roles or post types. Check out the extensive documentation on the plugin’s site.

If you’re a plugin developer, I suggest you to read the Developer’s Guide to ensure compatibility between your plugin(s) and mine. Feel free to contact me so we can keep in touch and collaborate.

Thanks for all the suggestions, bug reports, translations and donations, they’re frankly too many to be listed here!

Contribute

If you find this useful and if you want to contribute, there are three ways:

  1. You can write me and submit your bug reports, suggestions and requests for features;
  2. If you want to translate it to your language (there are just a few lines of text), you can use the translation project;
  3. Using the plugin is free, but if you want you can support my efforts by donating with PayPal here