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How to clone your WordPress for staging using cPanel’s WordPress Toolkit?

WordPress toolkit shares the best feature called Staging and Cloning, which enables the dedicated site to test new features for the WordPress site; after evaluating the changes, you can deploy the same on the production site. Learn, how to clone your WordPress for staging using cPanel’s WordPress Toolkit?


1. Log in to cPanel using Username Password. i.e; (https://yourdomain.com:2083 or https://yourdomain.com/cpanel)

2. Navigate to Domains → WordPress Toolkit.

navigate to domains and then wordpress toolkit cpanel

3. You can navigate to the required WordPress site if you have multiple WordPress setups. Then, click on Clone.

click on the clone option for the wordpress staging

4. Enter the required information,

Target: You can create a subdomain or use the existing domain hosted under cPanel account for staging website.

Database: Enter the database name which will be used for the staging site.

Next, click on the Start.

clone configuration wordpress toolkit

5. cPanel will start the process of cloning the WordPress website; the time for the cloning depends on the server performance. Once the staging WordPress site is ready, you’re good to go!

How to clone your WordPress for staging using cPanel's WordPress Toolkit

Conclusion

Create the staging website for any testing before deploying directly to the production WordPress site. We have elaborated a step-by-step guide on creating a staging WordPress website.

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