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Clone Joomla Site

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Last Modified: 2015-10-01
I need to clone a joomla site. The server is running and older version of Joomla, I think it's 1.6.
I know it should be upgraded but that's not possible right now.
I need to clone the site and have it run under a different domain name on the same server. This cloned site, will be used as a development site.

The question I have is regarding the database tables. If I clone the site, I need the clone to have it's own set of database tables that won't affect the primary site.

I don't remember, will I be given and option for a new prefix to prepend to each table name when I created the cloned site, probably from a backup.

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