As I understand it, the normal process for copying a live wordpress site to local is done through the WordPress Admin panel, unfortunately this is broken and giving me an error.

How would a person download a wordpress site to local the hard way by copying the files over FTP?

I am not the site owner, and am being brought in as a favor to the site owner, the site has been live for years and suddenly broke (probably the plugins)

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