There can be many different reasons why you might find yourself cloning a WordPress website. You may be moving from local development to production server or vice-versa; you may be setting up a testing environment or staging server online. Or maybe you’re migrating your site to a different provider, or need a copy for a similar project. Anyway, WordPress can be helpful for you in any of these cases. There are many Duplicate plugins available in WordPress that can make your actions much easier. Check this list out!
1 . Duplicator
This plugin gives WordPress administrators the ability to migrate, copy or clone a site from one location to another. It also serves as a simple backup utility. It supports both serialized and base64 serialized string replacement. If you need to move WordPress or backup WordPress this plugin may help simplify the process.
This plugin can duplicate, backup website, clone website or migrate WordPress website from one hosting place to another for FREE! It can also duplicate from localhost/developer host to production website.
3 . Duplicate Page
With this plugin Duplicate Posts, Pages and Custom Posts easily using single click. You may duplicate your pages, posts and custom post by just one click and it will save as your selected options (draft, private, public, pending).
This plugin may be really useful as you don’t have to do the styling of a page from scratch and you can create replica or clone of a post or post with one click.
This plugin gives users an ability to clone, edit, and then merge back the updated copy back into the original post. You can control who has access to duplicate, you also control who has the permissions to merge the newly cloned edited post back into the original.
With this plugin you can duplicate any individual page, post or custom post type from one site on your multisite network to another. It copies all custom fields and all related post meta.
This plugin adds a “Duplicate Site” functionality to your network installation. It lets you clone any site of your network into a new one : all data, files, users and roles can be copied. It is useful when you need to create multiple sites from the same template.
This plugin allows you to create an staging or development environment in seconds. It creates a file clone of your website in a subfolder of your current WordPress installation with an entire copy of your database.
9 . Post Cloner
With this plugin you can create a quick to access action button on the post/page edit screen alongside ‘Edit’, ‘Quick Edit’, ‘Trash’ and ‘View’. All the cloned posts, pages and custom post types will have ‘- Clone’ appended to the end of their title. They will also be set to draft so they don’t appear anywhere on your site until you decide to publish them.
10 . Widget Clone
This plugin adds a ‘Clone’ link at the bottom of every widget. Just click ‘Clone’ to make a copy of the widget that you can then drag and drop to another sidebar.