One of the most common reasons new developers and perhaps existing WordPress developers resent WordPress sometimes is because of how it stores so much application configuration in the database, and most commonly, stored in different structures and in different locations.
The free Duplicator plugin makes it easy to copy and migrate WordPress sites. It’s the best free alternative. This is a great plugin against BackupBuddy created by iThemes. Here’s few steps how to make a copy of your site with Duplicator. The exact steps you follow may differ depending on your server/host.