How to Clone, Staging and Backup wordpress within 5 min


We learned in our previous article How to install Wordpress easily within 5 min, but for development purpose we need to learn how to create staging environment , cloning and how to take backup for restoration or migration of website.


What is Cloning, Staging and Backup?


What is Cloning - Cloning is making an exact and duplicate copy of wordpress website so that you can use is for development and test purpose.

What is Staging ? - A staging site is a separate development area on your site (usually a sub-domain) with restricted access. This is where you can test your changes or use it for all your development. Once you have thoroughly tested your site, you can then upload it to your live site.

What is Backup ? - Creating regular WordPress backups is advisable for your website, in case of catastrophic situations like when your website gets hacked or you accidentally lock yourself out you can resotre your backup without losing any data


Login into cPanel.


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Go to software section in cPanel


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Click on Softaculous Apps Installer


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Click on Installation icon


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You can see there are bunch of option which inclide staging, cloning and backup of your WordPress website. Click on desired option.


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Done It's that easy, you do not need any extra plugin. Now you can use this data for development, test or restoring purpose.
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