How to Copy a WordPress Page or Post

In this tutorial, we will show you how to duplicate a WordPress Post or Page using the Duplicate Post plugin. This lets you easily make a copy of a page or post. It can be helpful when you are creating a similar Page/Post, or making updates and do not want to edit the live version.

Install Duplicate Post Plugin

  1. Log into your WordPress Dashboard.
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    Click Plugins, then Add New.

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    Type ‘duplicate post’ in the search field, then click the Install Now button next to the Duplicate Post plugin by Enrico Battocchi.

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    Once it has been installed, click the Activate button to enable the plugin.


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    You are finished when you see a “Plugin activated” message.


Duplicate a Page/Post

  1. If you are not already logged into the WordPress Dashboard, log in now.
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    Click Pages or Posts in the navigation menu, depending which one you want to duplicate.

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    Roll your mouse over the Page or Post and click Clone.


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    You will then see another Page or Post with the same name, but labeled as Draft.


Congratulations, now you know how to duplicate a WordPress Post or Page using the Duplicate Post plugin!

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John-Paul Briones Content Writer II

John-Paul is an Electronics Engineer that spent most of his career in IT. He has been a Technical Writer for InMotion since 2013.

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