How can I create a duplicate site in Wordpress running under a subdomain for development reasons, in plesk panel? Do I have to do anything for search engines to crawl of the second site?

Thank you in advance


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Three steps:

  1. Create subdomain
  2. Copy files - Update wp-config.php
  3. Copy DB. Edit site_url and home fields in wp_options.

You should definitely add a no crawl in robots.txt Here is another SO question that describes how to do that.

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