Create a Clone of Your Drupal Site for Drupal 8, Drupal 9

Last updated June 29, 2020
Site Administration8.9.x/9.0.x

Before you can get started synchronizing configuration between instances of your site, you'll need to create a new instance or "clone" of your Drupal site.

By the end of this tutorial, you should know:

  • Why it's necessary to clone your site if you want to manage configuration between environments
  • How to find your site's universally unique identifier (UUID)
  • What to consider when setting up a directory structure for your project
  • How to clone a Drupal site