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How to Duplicate a WordPress Page or Post with a Single Click

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Do you want to replicate a WordPress page with a single click? Are you worried about losing your content or your settings? But now there is no need for you to worry. Yes, you read it right! By creating a duplicate post the website allows you to work on it without leaving any impact on the original edition. Don’t you think this is just amazing?

So let’s get started to learn how you can easily replicate a WordPress page or post all the settings.

So the question that might appear in your mind is why there is a need to clone a WordPress Page / Post?

Let’s say if you are a blogger, then you might have often felt the need to copy a post or an article.  For instance, if you have a sales page then there is enormous material that you can use again for a new article. So you can simply copy and paste the data or the content of the post or article to a new one directly. By doing so, it will not copy your images, settings of the post, settings of SEO, and other information or metadata.

how to duplicate a post or page in WordPress

Is this not a great idea to automatically duplicate a post or a website with all the settings and content? By using this technique or method, you can easily edit a post and immediately start working on it.

Now, let’s see how we can clone a WordPress post or article with a click.

Duplicate Your WordPress Article or your Page

You need to install and trigger the Duplicate Post plugin first. For more info, see the step-by-step guide on how to add a WordPress plugin. 

You need to visit posts and then  All Posts page upon activation. After doing this, you will note two new links to clone or generate a new draft below each post title.

clone or draft post in WordPress

By clicking on ‘Clone’ you would be actually creating a duplicate post. It will not open the duplicate post in the post editor.

The ‘New Draft’ option will duplicate the post and open the replicate version in the post editor, so you can start working on it immediately. 

Moreover, You’ll also find the same page choices. 

There is no question that the duplicate post is working well. But, there is a simpler way if you want to update old published blogs exclusively.

This plugin works in an amazing way when you want to redesign your website, copy your landing pages, etc. So by using this plugin you need not worry about your content as well as settings too. This plugin takes care of everything in a hassle freeway.

Customize Duplicate Post Plugin Settings 

The duplicate post plugin just works wonders and does an amazing job and by default supports posts and pages. If you want to use the plugin for custom post types, limit user roles then you can easily customize this plugin and select what you need to copy while you create a duplicate of it.

Now, let’s move ahead and have a quick look at the settings.

Click on Settings and then go to Duplicate Post.

Duplicate post in WordPress

There are three sections in which the page settings are divided. The first tab helps you to select what to copy when you make a duplicate. 

Normally, the default options work properly for all the websites. However, there is a way to check and uncheck items that you want or don’t want to copy.

Next, you need to switch to the Permissions tab.

change permissions to duplicate posts

By default, to generate the duplicate posts the plugin enables users’ administrators and editor roles. It also allows duplicate post feature for the post as well as
page type posts. 

The post that you are using for your custom post types on your website will appear here. You can select whether you want to enable duplicate post feature for those post types as well.

Finally, click the Display tab to select where you want to show the links to the clone page. By default, the plugin will view them on the mailing list, edit screen, and the admin bar.

display to show the link of the duplicate page

Please remember to press the Save Changes button in order to save your settings. 


In this article, I have enlisted the easiest way for you to duplicate a WordPress post or a page. By following this method, you need not worry about the content or the settings of the post or the article.

Also, you can easily customize duplicate post plugin settings by following this article. I hope that this article will help you to easily create a duplicate WordPress post or a page in a very smooth way.

So, creating a duplicate WordPress page is now a no big deal and can be easily created by using some options that are available. I hope you enjoyed reading this article and if you want to read more about WordPress than you can read about the ultimate SEO guide.

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