Building Rev 2.0 of my site and need help on how to not loose my Rev 1.0 in the mean time

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I have a yola website I've built and I'm "kind of happy" with it...if your curious check it out Anyways my problem is I would like to experiment with different designs (without replacing my current version) until I've built something Im really happy with. So how do I utilize all the content I've created already on a newly designed "unpublished" site and then eventually publish it under the same ULR? is this even possible? Basically if you think of it in terms of a "file" I want to continue to use and modify my current website and "save" it each time I update it. But the new website would start from the template of the existing site and not replace it (yet) and in terms of a "file" I would do this by using "save as" name.

Well if this makes any sense to anyone I would appreciate your feedback

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Option 1: (harder)
It is possible to build a new site, unpublish the old one, and then publish the new one to the old ones name. You would have to manualy copy/paste any material you want to keep from the old to the new though. I normally copy each widget one at a time into one notepad text file. (each one seperated by a dotted line.)
ie. one yola page = one text file.

OR (just work in the existing site and create new "hidden" pages)

Option 2: (easier)
In the sitebuilder you can "save page as".
Click on the little down-arrow next to the "save" button.
Once you are happy with the re-worked page, delete the old one and rename the new one to the old one.

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Great advice Boomer, thanks!
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Thank you Boomer, I really appreciate the advice.
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what in the world are you talking about?
if i underastand the smallest bit i think you should save all the info from your current site,delate your yola acoont,use free site mangement: using that pay for a domation name with a diffrent place and trala!
problam solved!