How to create WordPress Staging website with Softaculous Print

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Softaculous Staging is a feature that allows you to stage an installation and test the upgrades and changes before pushing it to the main installation.

To access Softaculous, login to your cPanel account and scroll to SOFTWARE section and access Softaculous Apps Installer


You can also use the Search function at the top of your cPanel account.

Open All Installations on your top Right Menu.


Fill in the details in Choose Installation URL:

Choose Protocol - If your site has SSL, choose HTTPS 

In Directory - Choose the directory where you want to stage the website. Eg. domain.com/stage

Database Name - Choose a database name or leave it as is. Database names will be picked on random.

Disable Search Engine Visibility - Tick if you do not want it to be visible to the Search Engine.

Site Name - The name of your Staging Site.


Once you have filled in the details click Create Staging

And you are done!


Push to Live

To push your content from staging to live go to your Current Installations in Softaculous

Select Default Options tab

Click on Push to Live icon

Click Push to Live and you are done!

 

If you want to customize your Push to Live go to Customize tab.

Once you have customized click Push to Live and you are done!


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