The first, you need to know: we only advise or give our customer quick solution for each issues – dont help you build site. Your site have so many time to build dont regards us, it depend your skill/knowledge.
We always ready to hear and give our customer best advise/solution but you need give us clear info.
In your case you can
– Clone to other database
– Clone to other folder code
– Config to new url with new database, folder code above ==> It dont effect to your site when we debug