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Duplicator

Duplicate, clone, backup, move and transfer an entire site from one location to another.

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1014 reviews
Average Rating
4.9 out of 5 stars
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Awesome plugin
By , for WP 3.8.3

Total migration of even big sites with all the complicated stuffs made so much easier...Definitely deserves 5 stars...Thank you so much for the awesome! cheers :)

Time-saving and easy to use!
By , for WP 3.8.3

It works perfect!Thank you very much for this plugin!

Fantastic time saver plugin!
By , for WP 3.9

While it is good to know the manual copy/build process the ease and effectiveness of Duplicator makes it a must have for dev site duplicates. Everyone who manages a site should have a Development version. With XAMPP (Windows/server) I find I need to run the scan to check for any issues, then go back and select the Skip scan option before the build will process. (Clearing the browser cache has no effect) Apart from that minor issue it works like a charm.

EXCELLENT !
By , for WP 3.8.3

I've tried at least 3 or 4 different plugins or methods to duplicate my site, with no success... and i've finally got everything running very easily with this fantastic plugin !.. i am really glad it works !..

Awesome for Newbie
By , for WP 3.9

I had downloaded this and was very pleased with how good the tutorials were - and successfully used it to move a site from one place on my Hostgator reseller site to another -

I ran into trouble when I decided to set up a local development option, as I'm on-the-job and self-taught and have huge gaps in my website development knowledge!

The issue is NOT with Duplicator, but with the various software conflicts and/or my lack of knowledge -

So I wanted to share with other newbies what I found that worked for me after spending countless hours with the usual set-ups for local development recommended in WordPress Codex, software reviews, WordPress blogs, etc.

No offense - but I was unable to get any of the following to work either with my system (Windows 8.1) or my security software (Webroot Secure Anywhere Internet Security Plus v. 8.0.4.70) or my Competency level -

  • XAMPP -Competency level issues on my part, definitely!
  • WAMPS unsure even which version to download - Competency
  • Instant WordPress - downloaded the free app, purchased the manual and never could get it to successfully connect to the database during Duplicator install run.
  • Desktop Server - didn't like playing with my Security software (which is NOT Norton - BTW)
  • Various other options some of which I never even installed due to date last updated/reviews/support issues, etc.

What I did find that is quick, easy to learn/navigate, complete with help file wiki, and works like a dream with Duplicator is

AMPPS -http://www.ampps.com/downloads

After 16 hours of trying each of the above, reading help files, etc., I downloaded AMPSS, which worked with my OS and Security plugin, secured my installation, Added a new domain, Added a new User in phpMyAdmin and asked for it to generate a database for the new user, (time saver there! just add a user and it generates the database, too!) placed my Duplicator Install and Archive files in the root folder of my added domain, ran the installer php as per directions for Duplicator - pushed the buttons and WALLA! Up and running with local deveopment copy in 30 minutes.

Thanks so much for this Awesome tool and so glad I have it to work between local/test/live servers as I move from hobbyist who builds small sites for friends to serving others in my rural community!

If you're a WordPresser without a lot of deep coding/development background, but are familiar with WordPress and know your way around a cPanel type environment - I strongly recommend the combination of Duplicator and AMPPS to develop locally -

Thanks so much!
Tamrah Jo

I love this plugin
By , for WP 3.8.3

I imported in my xampp (local server) two of my sites perfectly! The best plugin!

Stunning Plugin !
By , for WP 3.8.3

Works like a charm , Migration become very simple.Thanks for the plugin .

Great Plugin - Great Support
By , for WP 3.8.2

This saved me so much time!! I had some problems with permissions, but Cory made some suggestions and once I got those fixed, it worked fantastically.

Many thanks Cory for your work on this.

Greg Grabowski

Its saves so much of time
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Its dam easy to migrate the website to another host.

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Works a dream!
By , for WP 4.4.2

This is an extraordinary plugin that is very easy to use for somebody with little IT knowledge. The developers have done a great job on this plugin.

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