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how to show a different version of the same page in wordpress?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by firstnamelastname, Oct 22, 2016.

  1. firstnamelastname

    firstnamelastname Junior Member

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    I have a page in my website, for example site.com/how-to-become-uber-driver

    for blackhat reasons, I want to temporarily change the content on this page.

    I could copy/paste the content of the current page, save it on my computer, delete the page, recreate the page, put up the new content, delete the new content, paste the old content. but I am afraid in the process I will mess up the formatting, I remember I was having a lot of formatting problems and had to hire someone to fix it.

    so I would rather have the old page sitting in the backend, in a way that I can easily turn it on and off.

    how can this be accomplished?
     
  2. BlogPro

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    Home Page:
    Create Original Page > Add "Slug" with a temporary slug >Set as draft
    Create Temporary Page > Add Proper slug > Publish

    When you wish to revert to the original page, simply change the slug for the temporary page, change to draft and save it. Then add the proper slug to your original page and hit Publish.
     
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  3. firstnamelastname

    firstnamelastname Junior Member

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    I just realized I don't know how to add a slug, I don't know what a "slug" is :(
     
  4. davids355

    davids355 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    There is a good plugin I often use that duplicates a page:

    https://wordpress.org/plugins/duplicate-page/

    So you can instantly take a copy of the page - maybe keep that copy as a backup and then modify the existing page as you see fit.
     
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  5. BlogPro

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    The slug is the defining part of the URL of your post. In, site.com/your-keyword-here - "your-keyword-here" is the slug.

    You can edit this right below the input box where you enter your post's title.

    Wordpress doesn't allow two post to have the same slug (for obvious reasons) - hence the need for setting up a temporary slug.