Save Wordpress Design

I have a new project using the Enfold Theme; I spent a lot of time today trying to configure the mainpage like the client wants.

Now I realize I need to import the Theme demo page & use it as a starting point. Is there any way I can save what I did before I (presumable) destroy it from the demo?

It's so hard with WordPress to remember how you did things, etc.
Richard KortsBusiness Owner / Chief DeveloperAsked:
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Jason C. LevineDon't talk to me.Commented:
What exactly does the import consist of?
Richard KortsBusiness Owner / Chief DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Jason,

See attached.

I'm just guessing if I import this, it will replace whatever else I have already put there, correct?

Thanks
import_enfold_demo.jpg
Jason C. LevineDon't talk to me.Commented:
Unfortunately, I have no idea. It's a premium theme so I would have spend money to figure it out. My gut instinct is the same as yours, though and I would assume you are going to lose customizations. Might be worth asking the theme's support forum for a better answer.

I would download your current theme folder: site.com/WP-content/themes/whatever to your local machine as a primary backup and also do a sql dump of the current WP-options table in the database to preserve your current work. Alternately, you can use a backup plugin like Backup Buddy to take a snapshot.

Ideally, you never customize a parent theme. Instead, you always make child themes that are separate from the parent and only get minimally affected by an update to the parent.

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