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How to Create Staging for Installations?

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Don’t know how to create staging for installations? Here’s a guide that will help you to create staging for testing upgrades or the changes prior to publishing it to the live installation.

Note: You will get the staging feature only if you have installed your CMS such as WordPress, Magento, etc. from the Softaculous installer.

Let’s take an example of a WordPress installation. In this we will create staging of an installation in a sub directory staging.

1. Login to Panel

  • Hover to your panel (e.g. cPanel’s url will be and login with your account details.
  • Here click on the Softaculous Icon or Link.
  • A Softaculous Enduser Panel will appear.
  • Navigate to the all installations page.

2. Select the installation for which you want to create Staging

  • Click on the Create Staging icon you wish to create staging for.

  • The Create Staging page will be displayed with the current installation details and a form to fill in the details.

3. Fill in the Staging Installation Details

  • You will need to fill in the staging installation details such as Choose domain, Directory, Database name, etc.
  • Click on the Create Staging button for creating the staging. The time required may differ in accordance to your installation size. So, please be patient.
  • And it’s done!! This staging installation can now be used for testing the updates or any other changes you may want to test.
NOTE : The staging installation details will be sent via email (if the emails are enabled).
NOTE : The admin/user account login details will be the same as that of source installation.
These are the simple steps to create staging for your installations.
Pallavi Godse
Pallavi is a Digital Marketing Executive at MilesWeb and has an experience of over 4 years in content development. She is interested in writing engaging content on business, technology, web hosting and other topics related to information technology.
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