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How to Clone a WordPress Site in 7 Easy Steps

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Maybe you want to have a copy of your WordPress site in another location. This can be helpful for having a copy of your site for moving it or having an offline copy. In this video, we will show you how to clone a WordPress site in 7 easy steps.

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Summary of this Tutorial:

First install and activate the BackupBuddy plugin and set it up for your site.

Backup your WordPress site once finished with the wizard BackupBuddy will create a backup of your site.

Now go to the restore/migrate area to start cloning.

Download the importbuddy.php file to your computer as well as the zip file.

Enter your credentials and you’ll see that BackupBuddy has found the zip file.

Enter your credentials for the database and url.

You should then be able to have your cloned site at the new destination.

Don’t forget to delte the temporary files.

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Mazi has nine years of web development experience with the past five years spent honing his skills with WordPress plugins and themes. He's an expert in WooCommerce and is the author of the Simple Sales Tax plugin, a popular sales tax compliance solution for WooCommerce. Brett understands the importance of excellent communication, prides himself on producing high-quality code, and is comfortable working solo or as part of a team.

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