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#1 Guest_Dana Bialashewski_*

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 01:02 PM

Hi, I use a product called Desktop Server to develop Wordpress sites locally on my machine. Would your product allow me to clone a local development wordpress site and then deply it live? Thanks.

#2 Dustin Akers

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 04:50 PM

Hi Dana,

Yes BackupBuddy can be used for that. Plenty of the people with BackupBuddy use it for that very purpose, to build a site in a development location (locally, subdirectory test folder, or another domain, etc) and then migrate it to the live location once ready.

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#3 greenbeing



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Posted 03 November 2012 - 02:35 PM

As a follow question here: Where it comes to using Backup Buddy locally with DesktopServer, should BackBuddy be installed as an Individual, MultiSite Network, or MultiSite Site?  Also, I want to migrate at least one individual legacy site running locally under XAMPP (backup by BackupBuddy) to the DesktopServer environment.  From there I would deploy sites live and back them up from the hosted server and/or development (local) server.


#4 Jeremy Trask

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Posted 05 November 2012 - 06:23 AM

Hi greenbeing

BackupBuddy is installed as a plugin on either standalone or multi-site installations. On a multi-site installation it would be network activated. Please note that multi-site capabilities are currently in beta.


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