Clone an SXA site
With SXA, you can quickly create a duplicate of a site by using the clone script. With a cloned site, you have an exact copy of the images, content, themes, and so on. The site operates exactly as the original, with the exception of the domain name. This can be convenient when you want to create a copy of your site to test modifications, when you want to create a live backup of your site, or when you want to deliver your site across different environments.
If you use the clone script to clone a site, the script copies all site content, themes, and media library items and changes the file locations to point to the new site, as follows:
The site content – /sitecore/content/Folder/Tenant/Site
The site themes – /sitecore/media library/Themes/Folder/Tenant/Site
The site media library items – /sitecore/media library/Project/Folder/Tenant/Site
To create a clone of an SXA site:
In the Content Editor, right-click the site item, click Scripts, and click Clone Site.
In the Clone a Site dialog box, enter a name and click OK. The clone of the site appears in the same Tenant item as the source site.