How to copy CMS content
Hello and welcome to your new GoodBarber tutorial!
Today we will learn how to duplicate the content of your CMS sections.
This feature is useful if you want to reuse existing content of your application.
- to create a second article in a different language, you just need to translate the text in the copy of the article.
- to add a new event that is very similar to an existing one, you just need to edit the few elements that need to be modified.
You can duplicate specific elements:
- An article from your Blog
- An event in the Calendar section
- A point on a map section
And entire sections that only include one element.
- About section
- Form Section
In my Freyja Spa app, I used the article section to present my catalog. An article describes a treatment and the structure is always the same.
It's easier for me to duplicate the articles and modify the content in the existing structure.
So I go to the menu My app > Content > Content List.
I choose my reference article.
At the very bottom of the page, I simply click on Duplicate!
A copy of this article is automatically created with Copy of at the beginning of the article title.
I change what I need.
You see it's much faster than if I had redone everything from the beginning.
By default, my new article is in draft status.
I publish and voilà!
Now let's look at a whole section.
I'll duplicate my form section.
I use it as a booking form for my treatments.
I want to have two specific forms for Massages and Facials.
I can do exactly the same thing by entering the content of my form and clicking on Duplicate.
Or I can go to the menu My app > Content > Sections.
I hover over my section and click on the icon with the 3 dots.
Here I click on Settings.
In the menu on the right, I find the duplication option.
Then it's the same process.
A new section called Copy of... is created.
I make my modifications
publish it and voila!
Now you know how to easily duplicate your CMS content!
See you soon for another tutorial !