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Migrating Three Wordpress Sites To Subdomains.

**Newbie learning as I go! ** I have set up an Ubuntu 12.04 server using Virtualmin and added a blank Wordpress install to “mydomain.com”. All seems to be ok but I need to move three live Wordpress sites to subdomains on the server, how best to achieve this? I have the plugin “WP clone” but to use this I would need to install blank Wordpress on all three subdomains and another copy of the plugin, I am guessing there must be an easier way. The live sites are on a shared host with Cpanel. I can use Filezilla and am reasonably competent with a command line, any help would be much appreciated. Thanks.

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**Thanks for your reply. ** I used 12.04 because I read somewhere it is a good base to build on and there was a tutorial to follow, if starting again with a fresh droplet is needed I will do that no problem. Researching the net I saw a lot of differing opinions as to what to use for Wordpress sites, some say NGINX is best some say Apache with Varnish, I got a little overwhelmed! Virtualmin has features to create domains and subdomains but I can not figure out how to import files. The existing live sites are accessible with Cpanel but I am unsure where exactly to put all the files on my new server, as they are live it would not be good if I make a serious error! My reason for building the server is to speed up page load times of my Wordpress sites so I want to get it right first time if I can. The shared host was giving page load times around 5 seconds after I optimized the sites as much as possible, so I thought VPS is way to go. Thanks again for the input, I am a senior citizen so the learning process is a little slow!