Step by step instructions to manually Clone a WordPress Blog without a Plugin

Suppose you are moving web host or you are setting up a precise of your WordPress blog for another person and you need to clone or duplicate your WordPress blog to another area. How would you do it on the off chance that you do not have a module?  The appropriate response is use phpMyAdmin to dump your database, download every one of the records, transfer them back to the new webpage, arrangement WordPress, arrangement a database, import the database, and change your setup document. This is what you need to do when you are cloning or duplicating a WordPress blog. Physically back it up and physically reestablish it.

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What does a WordPress blog really comprise of? It comprises of documents and a database. What you do is go into your panel’s phpMyAdmin region. On the off chance that you go into your, you will have the option to discover connect to phpMyAdmin. When you are there, discover the database where WordPress is put away and there ought to be a tab that says Fare. What you can do is click on Fare and afterward this will spare a .sql document containing your site’s database.  A simple method to try and get to phpMyAdmin is to introduce a module in WordPress called phpMyAdmin. It can keep running as module and you can in any case get to that whole database just on the off chance that your webhost does not have a cPanel territory and click here.

You download that .sql record however that contains only the database and that is it. You need the records also, so associate with your website utilizing FTP and download every one of the documents in that blogs envelope. Truly, the config record, the WP-content organizer, WP-incorporates – each one of those documents and envelopes, you ought to download them right currently utilizing FTP. It may take some time however hang tight for everything to wrap up.  Presently you have physically sponsored up your WordPress blog and it is an ideal opportunity to head off to some place new and reestablish it. FTP up to your new site and what you ought to do first is arrangement another WordPress establishment here. What we need to do is go into the cPanel of your new web have, arrangement a WordPress database client, and award those client authorizations to that database.


In cPanel, there is a connection for a mySQL arrangement wizard that will control you through this procedure. It will ask, What is the new database name? Just call it blog. What is the new username? Call it blog. What is the new secret phrase? Make a secret word and record it. Presently you have another WordPress database that will store your records.  What you need to do with then will be then return to phpMyAdmin in you cPanel and transfer this .sql record. This will reestablish only the database yet not the documents yet. What you will at that point need to do is FTP up those records that you had downloaded. Presently you are setting up your documents just as your database.  The last advance is to alter what is known as the WP-config.php document. What you will notice is that in that document, it is indicating the old WordPress username, secret phrase, and database and you should alter this to point to the new WordPress, the new blog database you arrangement with the blog client and the secret key you recorded.

Published by Ellen G. White