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How to create a staging site in Softaculous

Step 1: Log into cPanel.

Step 2: Click the Softaculous Apps Installer link in the Software section.

Step 3: On the top-right of the screen, click the file folder so you can view all Softaculous installations.

Step 4: You will see every site that is in Softaculous. Click the Create Staging button next to the site you want to use.

Step 5: On the Staging WordPress page choose your site protocol. Options are http://, http://www, https://, and https://www

Step 6: Choose the domain you want to set up the staging site on from the drop-down menu.

Step 7: If you want to install the staging site in a directory, enter it in the available field. For example, if you enter ‘test’ in the field you would have to navigate to ‘example.com/test’ to visit the site.

Step 8: If you want to set the name of the testing site’s database, enter it in the available field.

Step 9: Click the Create Staging button. You are finished when you see a message stating “Congratulations, the staging was created successfully.”

Updated on 29/04/2020