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This extension will allow site administrators to easily create (and destroy) a copy of their Joomla! site. This "sandbox" copy is only intended for testing purposes.

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Changelog:
0.0.4:
* multilanguage support

0.0.3:
* avoid copying files larger than 10.000.000 bytes.
* warning message about cookies

0.0.2:
* fixed some issues on setup. I guess that the "bad" behaviours described in reviews are due to an incomplete setup.


Works perfect


Posted on 09 November 2016
Functionality

Says what is does. Just install and run it, it creates a second site within seconds, exactly like your original.

Ease of use

Like written above, just one click install and it runs. One thing i want to see in future updates is not having to use 2 different browsers.

Documentation

Well said what it does, and how it does it.

I used this to: Creating sandboxes for clients, to test new designs or new ideas given/asked by the clients. That without ruining the working/live website.

I had high hope for this extension but it falls flat on its face!

While it does EASILY create a copy of your live site, ANY changes you make are copied into the live site. For example I removed 3 templates from the live site and they were instantly removed from the sandbox.

removing "sandbox" from the component while it does remove the db entries it does NOT remove the site itself. The whole purpose of a sandbox is to test things BEFORE you put them live. This extension fails that miserably.

Owner's reply: Dear N6REJ,
I did not experienced none of the bugs that you report. You say: . Can you explain me exactly how you "removed" them? You also said . Did you wait for a confirmation message after site deletion?
Thank you.

Sandbox

Version:
0.0.4
Developer:
Luca
Last updated:
Sep 11 2015
Date added:
Nov 19 2014
License:
GPLv2 or later
Type:
Free download
Includes:
Compatibility:
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This extension does NOT implement the Joomla! Update System

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