There are number of reasons for you to clone a post or page. Among them the most common scenario is you’ve formatted how your list posts should look like. You want everyone to follow this exact pre-configured format while creating a list post. It would be time consuming to format the post or page from scratch every time.

Easiest way to solve this problem is creating a standard post or page and use it as a template. Whenever you need a similar page just clone or duplicate that page, then use this post or page according to your needs.

In this article we will see how to duplicate a post or page using Duplicate Post plugin.

When To Copy a Page

You don’t want to recreate the post or page structure every time you want to create a content. You want to keep the layout and want to swap image and content.

How To Duplicate or Clone a Page

Follow these steps to duplicate a post, page or even a custom post type.

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  1. Download and install Duplicate Post
  2. Now go to Posts -> All Posts and hover over to the post. You’ll find two new option added (Clone & New Draft).
  3. To copy a post, Click on “Clone” to duplicate the post.
  4. You’ll find your new duplicated post with the same title as draft.
  5. Now change the content or use it according to your need.

 

Additional Settings (Optional)

For better findability and to distinguish which post or page is clone, you can add a suffix or prefix to the title of the cloned post.

Follow these steps to add your desired word before or after the title of the clone post.

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  1. Go to Settings -> Duplicate Post
  2. Scroll down to “Title Prefix”
  3. Whatever you write in this field will be added before every clone post.
  4. Click on “Save Changes” to save the settings.

 

Consider SEO while duplicating content:

Although it’s time efficient to duplicate a post or page but you have to cautious while copying your post. If you forget to delete the copied content from the new post, Google will consider it as duplicate content. Make sure you don’t have multiple identical content on your website.

Related Tools:

You can below free tools to keep your website in check:

  • Siteliner – Analyzes your website and let you know if there is any duplicate content.
  • SEMrush Site Audit – Analyze and fix on-site issues.
Towhid
Towhid
Towhid is a Web developer & HubSpot certified Inbound Marketer. Co-founder of WPD and CMO at Optimizer WP. Love all things Football and very interested in how WordPress will change the industry.

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