Duplicate-post plugin changelog

4.5

Release Date: June 28th, 2022

Enhancements:

  • Improves the impact of the plugin on the performance of the site by avoiding useless calls on the gettext filter.

Bugfixes:

  • Fixes a bug where a section in the Classic Editor’s submitbox would be displayed with incorrect margins.

Other:

  • Sets the WordPress tested up to version to 6.0.

4.4

Release Date: January 25th, 2022

Enhancements:

  • Converts the upgrade notice into a welcome notice for first-time users.

Bugfixes:

  • Fixes a bug where HTML tags in a Custom HTML block would be removed when republishing a scheduled Rewrite & Republish copy.
  • Fixes a bug where the button style would be broken in the Classic Editor.
  • Fixes a bug where a fatal error would be triggered in the Widgets page in combination with some themes or plugins.

Other:

  • Sets the WordPress tested up to version to 5.9.

4.3

Release Date: December 14th, 2021

Bugfixes:

  • Fixes a bug where Rewrite & Republish copies could be displayed and queried in the front end.

4.2

Release Date: November 18th, 2021

Bugfixes:

  • Fixes a bug where some strings where not translated.
  • Fixes a bug where meta data went missing for duplicate posts created by the Rewrite & Republish feature. Props to ocean90.
  • Fixes a bug where the plugin would not initialize if installed via composer.

Other:

  • Replaces Mailchimp with MailBlue newsletter integration.
  • Improved compatibility for PHP 8.0.
  • Improved sort order of the taxonomies list on the options page.
  • Most plugin files have been renamed. If you extend this plugin of include any of the files from the plugin from within your own plugin, you may need to adjust the file name used in the include/require statement.

4.1.2

Release Date: March 23rd, 2021

Enhancements:

  • Allows plugins such as ACF to add fields to the “Compare changes” screen for Rewrite & Republish.

Bugfixes:

  • Fixes a bug where the “Compare changes” screen for the Rewrite & Republish feature displayed a broken layout in WordPress 5.7.
  • Fixes a bug where a post type enabled by filter couldn’t be copied.
  • Fixes a bug where the “Show links in” settings were reset to the default value on version upgrade.

4.1.1

Release Date: January 27th, 2021

Release date: 2021-01-27

Bugfixes:

  • Fixes a bug where editing posts with Elementor could trigger a fatal error.

4.1

Release Date: January 27th, 2021

Enhancements:

  • Improves compatibility between Elementor and the Rewrite and Republish feature.

Bugfixes:

  • Fixes a bug where Rewrite & Republish notices would be shown for regular copies.
  • Fixes a bug where the original post of a Rewrite & Republish copy was listed in the Yoast SEO Premium link suggestions.

Other:

  • Disables the plugin for WooCommerce products and introduces filter for enabled post types.

4.0.2

Release Date: January 14th, 2021

Bugfixes:

  • Fixes a bug where errors or notices could be triggered when using the plugin with some other plugins or custom code.

= 4.0.1 (2021-01-12) =

Bugfixes:

  • Fixes a bug that caused a fatal error when used with some plugins.

4.0

Release Date: January 12th, 2021

Enhancements:

  • Introduces the Rewrite & Republish feature, offering you the possibility to update a post/page without taking it offline or having to take extra steps. This feature is currently not available when Elementor is active on your site.
  • Introduces an integration with the Block Editor.
  • Introduces new settings to individually enable/disable the New Draft, Clone and Rewrite & Republish links.

3.2.6

Release Date: September 17th, 2020

  • Compatibility with WordPress 5.5
  • Fixed bug about copying comments in WordPress 5.5
  • Check user permission when adding option to the bulk actions dropdown list
  • Improved update notice to be displayed only on selected screens when updating from < 3.2.5
  • Updated template tag documentation link
  • Added missing gettext to “Subscribe” button

3.2.5

Release Date: July 7th, 2020

  • First release from Yoast
  • Accessibility improvements to the settings page
  • Accessibility improvements to the “Show original item” metabox
  • Accessibility improvements to the “Show original item” check box in Quick Edit
  • duplicate_post_blacklist_filter deprecated in favor of duplicate_post_excludelist_filter

3.2.4

Release Date: December 10th, 2019

  • Options to show original item in post list (in a column or alongside post states) or in a metabox in the edit screen
  • Accessibility improvements
  • Small other fixes

3.2.3

Release Date: July 10th, 2019

  • Fixes incompatibility with previous versions of CF7
  • Now roles without edit_posts capability but having equivalent capability for custom post types can be allowed to copy
    • Small other fixes to bugs that could lead to incompatibilities with WPML and others

3.2.2

Release Date: April 13th, 2018

  • The “Admin bar” option shows the link in the post edit screen too, so you can use the plugin with Gutenberg enabled
  • Option for “Slug” not set by default on new installations
  • Better display of icon in the Admin bar on small screens

3.2.1

Release Date: November 25th, 2017

  • Fixing some issues of the 3.* trunk before major redesign
  • Fixes issue when upgrading on multisite
  • Improved compatibility with WPML + page builders, thanks to WPML team
  • Prevents creating a revision immediately after the cloning

3.2

Release Date: April 4th, 2017

  • new website with extensive documentation
  • WPML compatibility, thanks to WPML team
  • improved Jetpack compatibility (Subscriptions, Markdown)
  • small changes to hooks
  • improved security with nonces
  • various small fixes

3.1.2

Release Date: December 13th, 2016

  • Fix for custom fields not copied

3.1.1

Release Date: December 13th, 2016

  • Fix for nasty update nag (plus a failsafe checkbox)

3.1

Release Date: December 13th, 2016

  • Bulk clone action added (WP 4.7+)
  • Wildcards enabled for custom fields to skip
  • Options to copy post author, post format (moved from taxonomies), menu order, post template
  • Check publish_posts/publish_pages capability to prevent Contributors from publishing by cloning
  • Using wp_slash (WP 3.6+) or a better workaround (WP 4.4+) on the post and its meta, should also fix some compatibility issues
  • Check if admin bar is showing before enqueueing CSS
  • Probable fix for repeated clone bug
  • Other minor bugs fixed

3.0.3

Release Date: October 29th, 2016

  • Notices in admin after copying
  • Fixes warning in custom post type archives
  • Uses site options for version and notice
  • Minor fixes

3.0.2

Release Date: October 18th, 2016

  • Can now be enabled for every custom post type with visible UI (not just public ones)
  • Admin bar CSS only enqueued when needed
  • New “Donate” button
  • Fixes for minor bugs and typos

3.0.1

Release Date: October 9th, 2016

  • Fixes the issues for people upgrading from an older version

3.0

Release Date: October 9th, 2016

  • Settings page redesigned
  • More options to enable/disable copy of every part of a post
  • Enable/disable cloning for every custom post type
  • Jetpack Publicize compatibility
  • Fixed a possible XSS
  • Fixed other little bugs
  • Translations removed to use WP.org’s official translation project
  • Checked PHP 7 compatibility

2.6

Release Date: April 27th, 2014

  • PHP 5.4 (Strict Standards) compatible
  • Fixed possible XSS and SQL injections
  • other bugs
  • Updated and added translations
  • Tested up to WP 3.8.1

2.4.1

Release Date: February 22nd, 2014

  • Fixed regression about draft permalinks
  • Fixed bug with guid
  • Don’t clone to_ping and pinged (maybe there will be an option about those later)

2.4

Release Date: April 29th, 2012

  • New option to clone the children of the original page
  • Licence changed to GPLv2 or later
  • Fixed publishing dates for drafts
  • Fixed bug with prefix/suffix
  • Translation project moved to GlotPress

2.3

Release Date: April 6th, 2012

  • Added options to choose where to show the “Clone” links
  • Clone attachments (i.e. references in the DB, not physical files)
  • Fix for untranslated user roles
  • Some other fixes (missing checks, PHP warnings and errors, etc.)

2.2

Release Date: February 1st, 2012

  • Fix for problems when copying serialized meta fields
  • Fix for multiple _dp_original field
  • Removed deprecated parameter when adding options

2.1.1

Release Date: January 4th, 2012

  • Can’t rely on activation hook for upgrade, this caused problems with new options

2.1

Release Date: January 3rd, 2012

  • Even more code cleaning (no more custom queries, using WP API)
  • Term order preserved when copying
  • Stopped using deprecated User levels, now it uses Roles and Capabilities
  • ‘Copy to a new draft’ link in admin bar
  • duplicate_post_get_original template tag
  • Settings link in plugin list, ‘Donate’ and ‘Translate’ link in option page

2.0.2

Release Date: December 12th, 2011

  • Fixed bug for permalinks
  • Two links on posts list: clone immediately or copy to a new draft to edit.
  • Tested on multisite mode.

2.0.1

Release Date: December 8th, 2011

  • Fixed bug for action filters
  • New option so you can choose if cloning from the posts list must copy the post status (draft, published, pending) too.

2.0

Release Date: December 8th, 2011

  • WP 3.3 compatibility (still not tested against multiblog feature, so beware)
  • Minimum WP version: 3.0
  • Code cleanup
  • Immediate cloning from post list
  • Added options for taxonomies and post excerpt
  • Added suffix option
  • Added template tag

1.1.2

Release Date: April 8th, 2011

  • WP 3.1.1 compatibility (still not tested against multiblog feature, so beware)
  • Added complete Polish language files

1.1.1

Release Date: June 30th, 2010

  • Plugin split in two files for faster opening in Plugins list page
  • fix conflicts with a few other plugins
  • Added Dutch language files

1.1

Release Date: June 24th, 2010

  • WP 3.0 compatibility (not tested against multiblog feature, so beware)
  • Option page: minimum user level, title prefix, fields not to be copied, copy post/page date also
  • Added German, Swedish, Romanian, Hebrew, Catalan (incomplete) and Polish (incomplete) language files

1.0

Release Date: June 15th, 2010

  • Better integration with WP 2.7+ interface
  • Added actions for plugins which store post metadata in self-managed tables
  • Added French and Spanish language files
  • Dropped WP 2.6.5 compatibility

0.6.1

Release Date: December 3rd, 2009

  • Tested WP 2.9 compatibility

0.6

Release Date: July 21st, 2009

  • Fix for WP 2.8.1
  • WPMU compatibility
  • Internationalization (Italian and Japanese language files shipped)

0.5

Release Date: January 9th, 2009

  • Fix for post-meta
  • WP2.7 compatibility

0.4

Release Date: November 23rd, 2008

  • Support for new WP post revision feature

0.3

Release Date: March 1st, 2008

  • Initial version on WP repository