Bash Script to Mirror WordPress Multisite Installation into a Sandbox

Bash Script to Mirror WordPress Multisite Installation into a Sandbox

Edin Beslagic, one of our followers on Twitter, alerted us a to a handy bash script that he’s been using on a daily basis to mirror a WordPress Multisite installation into a sandbox environment. The script automatically alters and rewrites wp-config.php and database entries to make sure URLs work the right way.

Essentially, it clones http://blogs.mywebsite.com/ into http://sandbox.mywebsite.com/.

As always, make sure you have backups before trying it out. Read more about the script and grab you copy from the original article: Bash script to mirror WordPress MU installation into a sandbox