Copy web pages between two domains

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I have two related websites and would like to be able to copy a web page created on one site and add it to the 2nd site. They're on the same account. Can't find info on how to do this... help?
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Hello,

Unfortunately the copying of a single page is not functioning at this time. If you really want to do this, you will need to copy the entire site, and then delete that which you do not need, or manually rebuild the page on the destination site.

If you want to move the whole site, go to the help center and search for move site.

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Drew
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Thanks for the quick response! But, darn. Is this something you're working on addressing, for future reference? Or is this just not a supported feature?

Thanks again.
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No worries, no hurry!
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I tried replicating another site so as not to interfere with what your doing.  It worked fine.  Should I copy this bodyhealthyself.org site or are you already doing it?  Also, for future reference, which URL should I use for the source?
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I am in the middle now. It is taking a little longer than I thought.
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thanks
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Sometimes when copying the site doesn't come over complete. I am not sure why. I think the only thing not right is a couple of elements on the Master page. You will have to manually add the logo back to the Master and everything should be good, but you will want to give the whole site a once over.
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Thanks, Drew!
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You are welcome.
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We used to be able to do that using the Site Building on a PC....we would go into the hard drive folder for a given website, create a copy, change the name, and copy and paste that file into the folder of the 2nd website and then open it there. It was really simple. I am extremely unhappy if we cannot do this now, particularly as I was convinced to switch off my PC site builder and start using the online site builder. Has there been any solution since this question was first posted a month ago?
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Hi folks, There is a site mover tool that allows you to copy the whole site(One page at a time is not functioning currently) to another website, then you can delete the unwanted pages and files from the target site. You can access this tool from the help center, by searching for Move/Copy a site.

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Drew
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This is called Plagiarism is the "wrongful appropriation" and "stealing and publication" of another author's "language, thoughts, ideas, or expressions" and the representation of them as one's own original work.[ Google looks at it this way even if your not stealing and just copying your page word for word. 
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I haven't had an update - so I recreated a few highly custom pages on two websites. Not great.
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Hi folks, There is a site mover tool that allows you to copy the whole site(One page at a time is not functioning currently) to another website, then you can delete the unwanted pages and files from the target site. You can access this tool from the help center, by searching for Move/Copy a site.

Thanks

Drew
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Can you copy all pages to an existing site without impacting the pages that already exist there? Or does this only work if you copy the entire site to a new one that doesn't already have content?
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It will affect any file that has a duplicated file name, such as your homepage, index.html, or maybe if you have an image on both sites called logo.jpg.

If there are no duplicates, this will not be a problem. Keep in mind, this included the template files in the sub folder of your site.

Thanks

Drew
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Here is a slightly different question. Does the MOVE SITE function delete site from initial location? Or does it actually copy the site to the new location and leave site also in initial location?
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Drew, thanks for offering to help.  I went and deleted the files on the target site.  And this time the Copy Site function basically seemed to work.  Thanks.  Is it true that Intuit no longer owns Homestead?
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Haven't seen a response to your question about Intuit ownership. 
If I recall correctly, Intuit left well over a year ago.  
I remember seeing posts about another company buying or partnering with Homestead.
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I guess we missed that question. Sorry all. Yes Intuit sold Homestead in September of 2013, so almost 2 years ago.
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Prior to my previous post, I did a search to see about the ability in Homestead to copy one of MY website pages from one site (domain) to another. This is how I stumbled onto this thread. 

I see this was question was posed by lisag4832 2 years ago. Drew N made it an "Idea" (whatever that means) in Homestead 2 years ago.

Can someone from Homestead provide an update on this?  
Based on some of the 2 year old comments, this doesn't appear to be a "new" feature. I noted Drew saying, "copying of a single page is not functioning at this time." in multiple responses, which to me suggests the ability is there, but not working correctly.  

What does making it an "Idea" mean and do? Once again, I must highlight, this was TWO years ago, which is an IT eternity! ;-)  

Thanks and looking forward to Homestead's feedback.
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We can copy an entire site with all pages and files, but not an individual page. An idea is something for our developers to consider adding depending upon a number of factors. Unfortunately, as a result of the sale by Intuit, we had many obligations to move the massive amount of data off of Intuit's systems. This took all of the developers time for over a year. There are still things being done, but we are starting to get some developer time again now, so over time, we will hopefully get some things done.

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