Ideally to copy and duplicate post in WordPress, one has follow few steps: open post in ‘edit’ mode, copy contents, create new post and paste contents. How about doing all this in one click automatically? Yes, there is quicker and easier way to duplicate posts in WordPress on the fly.

Add ‘copy’ post button in WordPress Posts screen

Simple Copy Post Button is very light (8KB) plugin that adds this cool ‘copy’ post functionality to WordPress website. Once you activate this plugin, goto Posts > All Posts section. Hover mouse over any post and you should see new ‘copy’ button.

copy and duplicate posts in wordpress

Just click the copy button to generate duplicate copy of that post. By default, duplicate post copy is created in the draft mode (so no issue of automatic publishing of duplicate content). Also, this ‘copy’ functionality works will all post types.

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