Looking to build a new website, update an old one, or try out some new plugins? The best practice is to get started by using a staging website. This provides a safe environment for testing and experiments, and if anything goes wrong, you don’t have to worry about your live website crashing or being out of service for a while.
The precise steps to take in creating a staging website may differ depending on the type of website. In this post, you will learn how to easily copy your WordPress site to a subdomain for safe staging. Here are the steps to follow:
Step 1: Create a Subdomain
You will need a subdomain where you can host your new staging websites. Hopefully, you already know what a subdomain is. Subdomains are free to create, and most hosting services allow you to create…