How to Duplicate a WordPress Page

How to Duplicate a WordPress Page

Duplicating the WordPress page can assist you in managing information more efficiently at times. If you must modify an existing WordPress site, how can you handle it without affecting your user’s experience? It is possible to create a duplicate of your page make adjustments, and then refresh the live site easily. In this article, we’ll explain how to duplicate the content of a WordPress page quickly.

Duplicating WordPress pages and posts are similar to each other. We’ve already published an article on how to copy the content of a WordPress article. Because some of our readers have asked to see a demo using pages, we’ve created one designed specifically for copying the contents of a WordPress page. In this article, we will explain ways to manually copy the contents of a WordPress page and the best way to use the help of a plugin.

What are the reasons you must duplicate an existing WordPress page?

Sometimes, you’ll need to make changes to the already existing WordPress page. It is possible that you do not wish to make any changes in the existing page. In this situation, you’ll be in a position to duplicate the page, and make edits, without altering your live site. After that, you can replace the page that was previously edited with the one you have edited quickly and easily.

This can be useful when you wish to reuse a previous webpage on your website. You could duplicate the previous page, modify it, and then publish a new page.

How do you duplicate the contents of a WordPress page?

Now, you may be wondering why you cannot just copy and paste the content onto a different page. This will allow you to copy just the content. The featured image SEO settings, post settings and more. aren’t copied when you copy content. Additionally, if you wish to duplicate several WordPress pages simultaneously, it could be too laborious to do manually. There are plugins that allow you to duplicate the WordPress page quickly. Some plugins allow you to duplicate several pages too. This article will show how to duplicate an existing WordPress page by using the plugin.

Copy the content only

In the beginning, we’ll look at how you can duplicate the content directly from an existing webpage.

Within The Gutenberg editor, access the ‘More tools and settings’, and select the Copy all content option. This will cause all content to be copied.

You can copy all contents easily using your Gutenberg editor.

It is now possible to create an entirely new WordPress page and copy the content onto it. In this way, you’ll be able to see everything copied from the previous page, including the images.

While the content may be copied in full, however, the image featured and the other settings aren’t.

If you’re using the traditional editor, You can copy the entire HTML code of a page and then paste it on the new page.

If you’re using the traditional editor, You are able to copy the code that you have copied from the text editor and copy it on this new web page.

As you can see, the image featured, as well as other settings, will not be copied. So, you’ll need to apply these settings manually.

The plugins are here to play. This article will show how to easily duplicate an existing WordPress page with a popular plugin.

How do you duplicate the content of a WordPress page using the aid of the Duplicate Page plugin?

Duplicate Page is a well-known plugin that allows you to quickly duplicate the contents of a WordPress page, either a post or a custom page. You can duplicate an entire WordPress page with a single click. You can keep the pages as draft public, pending, or publish. The plugin comes with a variety of extra features that will aid you in managing your content easily.


  • Permit only certain roles of users to use the plugin.
  • Filter can be used to decide whether or not to display the option of duplicate pages within post types.
  • Select where to display the link to clone.
  • Select which status should be assigned to the duplicate post.
  • Redirects after clicking on a link that is cloned.
  • Include a suffix and prefix to posts.
  • Modify the duplicate link title.

Let’s look at the way you could duplicate a webpage with this plugin.

Configuring the plugin

Set up and enable the plugin like you would install the other WordPress plugin.

Check out this article if not sure of the procedure of installing and establishing the WordPress plugin.

After you have installed the plugin, you will be able to navigate to your settings. You will find four options you must set up:

  1. Select Editor: You can select the editor that you would like to use for your page – Gutenberg as well as Classic. (Please be aware that you’ll be required to install the Classic Editor plugin to be in a position to use the traditional WordPress editor on the most recent editions of WordPress.)
  2. Duplicate post status This is where you’ll have the option of choosing the default status for this duplicate posting. You can select Draft Public, Publish Private, or Pending.
  3. Redirects you to the URL after clicking on the link ‘Duplicate This’ Once you have activated this plugin, the post lists will be accompanied by a hyperlink “Duplicate this”. The choice you make here will determine the page you’ll be redirected when you click this link. You can select All Pages list or the edit page on the page that has been duplicated.
  4. A duplicate post suffix This feature lets you include a suffix on the title of the post or page you want to duplicate. This helps you differentiate the duplicated version clearly and from your original.


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