How to Clone a WordPress Website in SeekaHost?

How to clone a WordPress Site

Website cloning:

Website cloning is just taking a copy of your existing website files, content, and themes to create a new website. It allows developers to create a new website without the need to create from the scratch.

It eliminates the business planning, market research, and strategy implementation for your User Interface Design from you to do.

Seekahost provides WordPress hosting with a lot of features like WordPress Cloning,  Staging environment, and many.

There are some reasons for you to do the website cloning as follows,

  1. Compatibility test
  2. Move site to a new server
  3. Backup Your website
  4. Clone the website for your similar project

Steps for how to clone a WordPress Site

Step1: Login to your SeekaHost Client area account, you can manage your WordPress from there.

Client area Login

Step2:  Go to the Services, Select the package from “My Products & Services”.


Selecting services in client area


My products and services

Step3: The “Managing Basic WordPress Hosting” page will display. There Click the WordPress manager as shown below image.


WordPress management

Step 4: Inside the WordPress manager, you will see the product name and Installation URL there. Then, click the Edit symbol which is on the right-hand side of the page.


WordPress Installation


Step 5: Next, you will see the Installation details inside that. Under the “Action” click “Clone”  to initiate the process.


WordPress Installation - clone

Step6: A new window will open. Enter the required details for the cloning process.

Protocol: Select the type of protocol that you want to create for your cloning website(http://, https://, http://www, https://www).
Domain: Type in the domain on which WordPress will be installed. Instead of enter your domain name.

WordPress Cloning Website

Directory: Enter the directory name on where the WordPress will be installed. For example, I have mentioned as “WordPressclonesite”

Database Name: Type the database name for this installation. For example, CloneDB

Step 7: At last, Click confirm to finish the cloning process.

Now you have successfully created the clone of your WordPress website. You can see the created directory in the File Manager section.

Go to the WordPress manager section. There you can see the Cloning website details. Click the edit option same as before. Inside that, Click the Control panel to log in to your WordPress dashboard.


WordPress Control panel

If you are a registered user in SeekaHost and have any queries to be clarified or issues to be sorted, you can raise a ticket through the client area dashboard or email to [email protected] For immediate interaction or guidelines, contact our support team available in LiveChat at the right bottom corner of the website.