The Duplicator gives WordPress administrators the ability to migrate, copy or clone a site from one location to another. The plugin also serves as a simple backup utility. The Duplicator supports both serialized and base64 serialized string replacement. If you need to move WordPress or backup WordPress this plugin can help simplify the process. For complete details visit lifeinthegrid.com.


This plugin does require above average technical knowledge. If you plan to move WordPress or backup WordPress please use it at your own risk and do not forget to back up your files and databases beforehand with other backup system. Please do not attempt to use the plugin if you’re new to WordPress or have a limited technical background. Please seek out professional help if your in question of anything. If you need to move WordPress or backup WordPress and you don’t have a firm grasp on using WordPress then you can get additional help from the Duplicator resources page .


This tool is great to move WordPress or backup WordPress sites and for pulling a production site down onto your local machine for testing and validation. It also works good for developing locally and then pushing up to a production server for a first time site release.

Please Note

This project is currently in Beta, the underlying logic to backup WordPress, move WordPress and transfer WordPress are very complex. 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.

Active Contributors





Other Contributors

Jonathan Foote, Tomas Gurny, Aaron Crawford


Enjoy using Duplicator? Please consider making a donation to support the project’s continued development.


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