Duplicator – WordPress Migration Plugin

Description

With over 10 million downloads Duplicator successfully gives WordPress users the ability to migrate, copy, move or clone a site from one location to another and also serves as a simple backup utility. Duplicator handles serialized and base64 serialized replacements. Standard WordPress migration and WordPress backups are easily handled by this plugin as are zero downtime migrations.

For complete details visit snapcreek.com.

Quick Video Demo

Overview

Duplicator enables you to:

  • Move, migrate or clone a WordPress site between domains or hosts with zero downtime
  • Pull down a live site to localhost for development
  • Transfer a WordPress site from one host to another
  • Manually backup a WordPress site or parts of a site
  • Duplicate a live site to a staging area or vice versa
  • Bundle up an entire WordPress site for easy reuse or distribution
  • Perform a full WordPress migration without struggling with messy import/export sql scripts

Migrate WordPress and Run WordPress Backups

Duplicator creates a package that bundles all the site’s plugins, themes, content, database and WordPress files into a simple zip file called a package. This package can then be used to easily migrate a WordPress site to any location you wish. Move on the same server, across servers and pretty much any location a WordPress site can be hosted. WordPress is not required for installation since the package contains all site files.

Improve Your Workflow with Pre-Bundled Sites

Duplicator lets you make your own preconfigured sites to eliminate rework. Instead of manually configuring your favorite theme, set of plugins or content over and over, now just configure a single site and bundle it up into a Duplicator package. Once you have the bundled site, you can migrate the WordPress site over and over to different locations to instantly create many preconfigured sites!

Duplicator Pro

Duplicator Pro takes Duplicator to the next level with features you’ll really appreciate, such as:

  • Scheduled backups
  • Cloud Storage to Dropbox, Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, Amazon S3 and FTP/SFTP
  • Multi-threaded to support larger web sites & databases
  • Migrate an entire multisite WordPress network in one shot
  • Install a multisite subsite as a new standalone website
  • Database and user creation in the installer with cPanel API
  • Connect to cPanel directly from installer
  • Email notifications
  • Professional support
  • … and much more!

Check out Duplicator Pro today!

Please Note

The underlying logic to backup WordPress, move WordPress and transfer WordPress are complex and it’s impossible to know how each system is setup; this is why your feedback is important to us. Thanks for helping us to make WordPress the best blogging platform in the world.

Disclaimer

This plugin does require some technical knowledge. If you plan to migrate WordPress or backup WordPress please use it at your own risk and don’t forget to back up your files and databases beforehand. If you need to move or backup WordPress and would like additional help please visit the Duplicator resources section .

Active Contributors

  • Paal Joachim Romdahl (Training)
  • Hans-M. Herbrand (German)
  • Nicolas Richer (French)
  • Screenshots

    • Main Interface for all Packages
    • Create Package Step 1
    • Create Package Step 2
    • Build Process
    • Installer Screen

    FAQ

    Does Duplicator have a knowledge base or FAQ?

    Yes. Please see all documents at snapcreek.com.

    Installation Instructions
    1. Upload duplicator folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
    2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
    3. Click on the Duplicator link from the main menu
    4. Check out the help by clicking the help icon and create your first package.

    The Duplicator requires php 5.3 or higher.

    Are there any videos I can watch?

    Yes. Please see the video section on the FAQ.

    Is this plugin compatible with WordPress multisite (MU)?

    Duplicator isn’t, however Duplicator Pro supports full multisite network migrations/backups and also can install a multisite subsite as a standalone site.

    Where can I get more help and support for this plugin?

    Visit the Duplicator support section at snapcreek.com

    Reviews

    Required some manual intervention

    I had to copy the database across manually, since the duplicator database copy had only copied 11 of the tables, and I also had to edit wp-config because it wouldn’t let me change my wordpress address via the dashboard afterwards. It wasn’t a big site I was moving either.

    I also had to enable php zip on my server, which wasn’t hard, but did add to the faff a bit.

    Easier than manually downloading and uploading it all by SFTP, but I think in retrospect it might have been quicker to use the command-line, even though I’m a bit rusty and would have to look things up.

    Should be part of WordPress!

    If there was ever a plugin that merited permanent inclusion in the core WordPress code, it is Duplicator. By far the simplest to deploy (2 files need to be uploaded to a new server to begin the installation process for a migrated site…), Duplicator gives developers the ability to clone and move sites pretty much as quickly as they can upload the relatively large archive file (FTP) to a new server.

    The Pro version allows even more functionality, which thus far, I have never required.

    Best of class, without a doubt!

    Excellent Resource

    I have used Duplicator for a couple of years and have been extremely pleased with the results. The sites have moved flawlessly, saving me time and money.

    Awesome

    Je ne laisse pas souvent mon avis mais ce plugin fait vraiment tout ce qu’on lui demande, très rapidement et simplement. Je l’ai utilisé pour créer un package WordPress déjà tout fait, fonctionne parfaitement!

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    Contributors & Developers

    “Duplicator – WordPress Migration Plugin” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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    Changelog

    Please see the following url:
    https://snapcreek.com/duplicator/docs/changelog?lite