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Cloning a droplet with wordpress installed and use the second droplet as a testing site

Posted June 5, 2018 881 views
UbuntuWordPress

(I am a real beginner) I would like to create a copy of my site for testing. When i make a clone the ip address/admin goes to the active website how can I change that? that way they are two separate “sites” one being the active site and the other being a testing site with the same info as the original site

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Hello,

You could try setting your Wordpress Site and Home URLs to the new Droplet’s IP address. You could do that by adding the following to your wp-config.php file:

define( 'WP_HOME', 'http://example.com' );
define( 'WP_SITEURL', 'http://example.com' );

Change the example.com part with your IP address.

Then clear your browser’s cache and try again.

Regards,
Bobby

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