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How to Clone Whole Wordpress Site With Database When You Only Have Ftp

Problem πŸ€”

  • How to Clone Whole Wordpress Site With Database When You Only Have Ftp

I came across a good idea that can save your time so I thought it would be great to share.

What i had

I had one website’s FTP only which is the WordPress website. and I was waiting to reply for 2 days.

Output

I need to clone the whole website. in my local environment with the database installed.

Research πŸ“–

After searching so many articles, found a simple tool call adminer i know many of us know and used this tool.

solutions πŸ’‘

have downloaded its PHP file. what I have done is, have uploaded that adminer-4.1.2.php and renamed it to adminer.php to the document root.

then extract credentials from the wp-config.php for the MYSQL.

simply hit the URL _ https://your-site/adminer.php

then entered credentials extracted from the wp-config.php then exported the DB from its GUI.

files I have downloaded from the FTP and Database from the adminer. that’s all.

πŸŽ‰ The client replied after 2 days found he was on vacation πŸ˜„