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Use Xcloner to Install a Template?
November 7, 2012
6:05 pm
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Hello all, I am extremely inexperienced when it comes to Joomla. I am trying to install a new template and I already have a ton of content on my website. In order to install the template using the demo version (so it looks similar) I would have to dump my database. I don't want to do this, as I have no clue what I'm doing. 

 

Can I use this to dump the database and then restore my files once I have uploaded the template? I'm not sure if that makes sense, but I'm really at a loss here. 

November 8, 2012
8:13 am
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Hi Rachel, yes, you could do that with XCloner, but you might as well create a new database, import the demo data there, then edit the configuration.php file to reflect the new database changes….

 

Hope it helps! Ovidiu

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