How do I copy my site, or, restore my site from my downloaded template files?

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Download Design Customization from Existing Store
1. Log into the Bigcommerce store that has the customization you want to copy. 

2. Click on Design.
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3. Click on Download Template Files to download a .zip file of your template files.
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Note which theme this store is currently using, you will need it for the second part of this process.

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4. Unzip the template.zip folder to your computer. 

Unzip your template files to your desktop for easy transferring to your second store.

Upload Design Customization to your New Store
1. Log into the Bigcommerce store to which you are transferring the design customization.

2. Click on Design.
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3. Make sure that this store has the same theme as the store we're copying the design from.
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4. Connect to this store using Webdav

5.Doubleclick the template folder in Webdav to open it.
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6.Open the template folder that you unzipped from the previous store that has the customization you're copying and copy and paste all the template files from this folder into the template folder you have opened in Webdav. copy template files<!-- image and step all fall inside one paragraph tag for spacing-->

Note: This process only copies template files. Your store's header, logo, banners and other content not located in your template files will need to be transferred manually.

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