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How to clone homepage for multi region site?

How would i clone the homepage of my website ? I understand and have used to plugins that duplicate your page, the difficulty I am having is that I need to create a multi-site from 1 domain. For ...
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Image modification

I am a beginner at CSS. I have followed Airbnb clone challenge. I believe that I follow everything the instructor does. Here is my problem. I added an image from my wix website. And, I added layout, ...
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Wordpress cloned but frontend still displays http://old_wordpress_site

I have cloned my old_wordpress_site: files and db. In the database I have replaced everything from "old_wordpress_site" into "new_wordpress_site". Wp-config.php on the new site has ...
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Clone WordPress for testing on localhost (with Fiddler)

My local setup for WordPress is at http://127.0.0.3/blog. When calling https://my.domain.name/blog/wp-login.php, I get the page served; including Google CAPTCHA. But the login post to a 302 redirect ...
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Automatically clone wordpress site to subdirectory

I want to automatically clone mother website to subdirectory, which takes too much steps now and I think there would be easier way. Here's my steps I'm doing now Make subdirectory site (add site) > ...
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Curveball cloning WP site to new URL

I am scratching my head, and wonder what I'm missing here. I have done this kind of cloning lots of times, and never had an issue before. I am a Linux systems administrator by trade with ...
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Multisite: cloning, but also updating too

My requirements are: 1 main website and 100 subsites All subsites will have same themes, plugins, pages, menus, sidebars - everything Only posts in each subsite will be different. How do I manage ...
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Clone single site into a multisite setup

Is there a way to clone a single website into a multisite setup, also having that new site as the main site IE www.mydomain.com
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Duplicate/Clone a Multi-site But Use Same Images & Resources?

I'm looking for any advice before taking the step of cloning my main site into a sub-but utilizing the same resources. Is this an easy process? I realize I can strictly instruct my url paths, but in ...
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Cloning a website via wget

Is it possible to somehow upload files downloaded via “wget -r” onto a server to replicate the actual website, If so how?
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Why is my staging subdomain not sending wordpress_logged_in cookies?

We have a custom login and account creation plugin. It works fine on our live environment (example.com) but not on our staging environment (test.example.com). When we call wp_insert_user via an AJAX ...
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Multisite: copy template when a subsite is created

I want to create a website where new registered users have their own website. The new site have to have content and some options activated of my template. I'm using Customizr, it's great. I've not ...
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Clone Wordpress site from development server to live server

I created a site in WordPress on my development server. Now, I want it to go live. I copied over all the files from the development server to the live server. Created a new database for WP with new ...
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Cloned a site but can't log in - redirecting to old site

I've cloned the production site at example.com to my own dev server, calling it example.mydomain.com. It displays OK, as long as I use port 8080 (bypassing my varnish server). I can successfully log ...
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Can I clone WP to another directory on the same server?

I want to do some changes on WP for a friend but I don't want to do it live. So I was thinking of cloning the current WP to another directory on the same server and then do work on that version (www....
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Best way to salvage a very old WP site

I have a client who's in a situation with her website: her ex-husband owns the hosting company and won't let her have FTP or any other server access, she still has dashboard access, she wants to move ...
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Create a wordpress test-system as a clone from productive system

For our WordPress-website, I wanted to create a test instance - to test WordPress-updates/plugin updates and new developments on the theme and so on ... so i wrote a script to copy the database and ...
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Main Wordpress site with several flexible clones

I need to develop an english/spanish site. I found the Polylang plugin, which seems to do the job. But I also need to have several spanish mirrors with similar, yet unique content and this is where I ...
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Two (or more) looks, with one set of content

I'd like to set up a pair of sites (red and blue) with different looks (backgrounds, header images), but the same content (pages, text, embedded media, etc.) And I'm trying to minimise the effort ...
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How do I enable FTPS for WP / WP Clone use under Jessie?

I want to clone TheFlooringNinja.com to have a copy of a client-owned, heavily duct-taped legacy original to have something that is properly under my control and doesn't need a hacked-up server to ...
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How can I make a development copy of my site in a subdirectory to test out a theme?

I have purchased a WordPress theme and I want to test the theme on the same domain without removing the current theme. For example: I have a WordPress website www.example.com (running with one theme)...
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Moving Wordpress from host without FTP?

I have a website hosted with service A which do not provide FTP access, and I would like to move it to another host B which provides FTP access. Is there any way to move? Traditional Archive,Download,...
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Theme stylesheet not called properly on cloned website

After cloning a WP website locally everything works fine except main theme stylesheet is called is the following way: http://127.0.0.1/my_site/wp-content/themes/mycollege/?ver=3 instead of the ...
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Copy site from one multisite to another

I have a live multisite and a development version of the live multisite. The top level sites are different, but all the other sites are (or more accurately, will be) the same. I need to export one of ...
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Cloning the last few posts & comments only

I cloned an entire WP site to a different location a few weeks ago. The new site is being redesigned (but keeping the same content). In the meantime my client posted new posts with comments from her ...
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New clone of Wordpress site 301 redirects back to orginal site

My new cloned site when accessed by IP in a browser forwards back to the original site via a '301 Moved Permanently'. How do I keep this new site from forwarding back to the old? History: Our ...
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Cloning/replicating/copying dashboard admin settings

I have a local multi-site installation for my different client projects. For a given project, I need to have the same theme installed locally as the online site's theme. But I also need the same ...
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How to copy an existing (custom themed) site to a new domain

I'm trying to find a way of duplicating an existing Wordpress site that uses a custom theme to a new domain. Once it's there I'll do a redesign of the site and redirect the old url to the new one. ...
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Clone a wordpress website with same functionality, but different content

I have got a Wordpress website and I would like to create a new one with exactly the same functions, themes/templates (apart from the color), plugins, etc. An exact clone of the current one, but with ...
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Delete old JetPack Site Stats? encrypted_search_terms in top search terms [closed]

I created a new baseball website. To create the site, I basically just duplicated my football site and changed/modified the theme. Being that I simply copied a site, all of the JetPack Site Stats ...
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Cloning blog to localhost via WAMP

How do restore a Wordpress blog (actually, cloning would be the right word) from my server to localhost with WAMP? I backed up my blog with BackUpWordPress and got a .zip file sitename.backup.2012-01-...
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header_image not working after site copy

I did a copy of a production site to a development site, but the header_image doesn't work after the copy. The copy was done by doing a copy&replace of the host in the db dump file. Everything ...
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Plugins to clone wordpress site and move to another url

Are there any possible plugins that could clone an entire Wordpress site and install it in another location? I build sites on one url, then to show the client and move it to another url to show it. ...
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Automatically adding post and pages to new blog setups

I'm using the ThreeWP Broadcast plugin to add and control post and pages from the main blog to all my sub-blogs in the network. Is there anyway i can automatically add all of my post and pages from my ...
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Wordpress blog clone.. wp-admin issue

I wanted to clone one wordpress blog I own into another domain .. I simply downloaded the root folder with all the files from Site1 and uploaded to Site2.. and created a complete MySQL script of Site1 ...
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Plugin to import/export wp_options

I'm considering building a plugin which can export and import a site's custom options settings. On export, it simply pulls all of the custom options from wp_options and create a zip file of them (...
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StackExchange clone using WordPress?

If you were to build a StackExchange clone site using WordPress, how would you do it?
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WordPress as a Groupon clone [closed]

I want to create a Groupon.com clone. Do you think WordPress is the right system? If not, do you have any other recommendations? Any tips/tricks you have? What are the recommended plug-ins? If ...
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