Jammie  Yost

Jammie Yost

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How to Create a Local Copy of a Live WordPress Site

I’ll show you how to easily create a local copy of a live WordPress site.
So we are going to take your website from a web host and copy it to your computer
so that you can play around with it without the fear of messing up anything.

How to change the Local by Flywheel upload limit:
https://www.wpdevguides.com/guides/how-to-change-local-by-flywheel-upload-limit

00:00 Requirements for this video

01:20 Install migration plugin on live site

Now let’s go to your live website and install a migration plugin
It will copy everything we need.

02:30 Create a new instance in your localhost

03:55 Install migration plugin on localhost

04:47 Upload the migration file

So now that we have this zip file, we need to install the same plugin on the WordPress
instance on your computer. And then we can upload it. Sounds complicated but it’s easy.

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How to Create a Local Copy of a Live WordPress Site