Enrico Battocchi: How I wrote a popular plugin doing it all wrong

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April 19, 2020

Twelve years ago I wrote a small plugin (Duplicate Post) for a project of mine, and I put it on WordPress.org. Slowly but steadily, it grew to pass 3 million active installations and it has become one of the most popular free plugins. And all that in spite of huge mistakes, months of neglect, epic fails and (obviously) bugs.
A brief history of what I learnt about WordPress, its amazing community and the power of sharing.

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