— Ricardo Menzies, Mercy Ships
Cloning a website allows you to in just seconds have a an identical copy of your website. Almost instantaneously clone your website to a staging area for testing, or to a new host, or even clone to an existing site. Restore and clone your backup. It’s a great tool that saves you time when creating new sites, or fixing old ones.
Clone feature comes bundled with the premium Backup add-on.
Select different types of destinations to clone to.
When cloning a site all of your URL’s will be rewritten on your destination site
You can clone to a Clean WordPress site on the ManageWP dashboard without the hassle of putting in your FTP credentials
Set up and keep your staging area up-to-date
Move WordPress websites to another host
Deploy template websites to your client
Restore a website from a backup archive
It compare the source and destination files. If they are the same, it skips them, and clones only the different files and the database
If the PHP process on the destination site is terminated before the files have been uploaded, the Clone tool falls back to FTP file transfer to complete the task.
The option to discourage search engines from indexing the cloned website, in order to avoid the duplicate content penalty