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Post Duplicator

Creates functionality to duplicate any and all post types, including taxonomies & custom fields.

This plugin was created to make an exact duplicate of a selected post. Custom post types are supported, along with custom taxonomies and custom fields.

*Note: Comments are not passed to the new post.

This plugin is simply meant to quickly and easily duplicate a post. Just hover over a post in the edit screen and select 'Duplicate {post_type}' to create a duplicate post.

I created this plugin mainly for myself when I'm develping WordPress sites. I always need dummy content to fill out the look of a website and wanted a very quick and easy way to create multiple posts.

Author Metaphor Creations
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Tags duplicate, duplication, Post, posts
  1. post-duplicator screenshot 1

    Sample view of the duplicate post link

  2. post-duplicator screenshot 2

    View of the settings page

  1. Upload m4c-postduplicator directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress

2.20

  • Added "do_action( 'mtphr_post_duplicator_created', $original_id, $duplicate_id, $settings )" action for custom actions on duplicated post
  • Added "mtphr_post_duplicator_action_row_link( $post )" function for custom post action rows
  • Separated post duplicated function outsite of ajax call for custom uses
  • Removed limitations of backend script to load only on specific pages

2.19

  • Added Duplicate button to published post edit pages

2.18

  • Modified javascript for allow duplication of duplicated page before page reload

2.17

  • XSS vulnerability fix
  • Language file updates

2.16

  • Modified how post meta is saved to database
  • Modified duplicate slug implementation
  • Added file duplication support for the WP Customer Area plugin

2.15

  • Added default value for duplicate post slug
  • New setting to append a custom string to the duplicate post title

2.14

  • New setting to append a custom string to the duplicate post slug

2.13

  • Fixed bug due to "wp_old_slug_redirect" function in core

2.12

  • Fixed page reload bug after duplication

2.11

  • Added ability to duplicate posts to other post types

2.10

  • Added page duplication support for the WP Customer Area plugin

2.9

  • Now supports multiple values of a single custom field during duplication

2.8

  • Added German language files
  • Added Japanese language files
  • Updated settings file for localization

2.7

  • Modified duplicated posts data: post_date_gmt, post_modified, post_modified_gmt

2.6

  • Changed the default published status to Draft

2.5

  • Changed the default post date of duplicated posts to be the current time.

2.4

  • Cleaned up some code.
  • Updated localization code and files.

2.2

  • Updated metaboxer code.

2.0

  • Added a settings page to set 'post status' and 'date' of duplicated posts.

1.1

  • Updated filenames and paths so the plugin works.

Are there any settings I need to configure?

No, but there are a couple settings you can adjust if you choose to do so. View the settings by going to 'Tools > Post Duplicator'.

How do I install the plugin?

Check out the 'Installation' tab.

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Version 2.20

Requires WordPress version: 4.0 or higher

Compatible up to: 4.7.2

Last Updated 02 Feb 2017

Date Added: 28 Apr 2012

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