Trying to update your website and change the way people view and interact with your brand online? Updating or upgrading your website comes with its own difficulties, what if a new feature completely breaks your website leaving your visitors to rush to other sources while you work on getting back online? In this article, I will walk you through how to create a staging site for your WordPress Website. A simple like and a share will go a long way, please subscribe to this blog to get more exciting content on your way to financial freedom.
Creating Staging Site for Your WordPress Website
If you are anything like me you probably want to get things done on your own while you build your brand or business. I mean, you would not be bothered to look up “how to make a staging website” if you already knew what you were doing or if you recruited someone that knows what they are doing. As such, I will keep this as simple as possible and if you follow along you will be able to create a staging website in a matter of minutes.
Reasons for creating a staging website:
Why do I need to bother creating a staging website? What is a staging website? Does having a staging website make any difference?
These are all questions you may have and I will proceed to answer them for you before we dive into the “how to create a staging website” part of the article. Let’s answer each of these questions one at a time and if you have any other questions please do not hesitate to drop them in the comment section below.
Why do I need to bother creating a staging website?
Creating a staging website is very important when you want to update your website. The list below will give you the reasons why you need to take this extra step when updating or making changes to your website.
- A staging site is a safe place to make changes without affecting the original website
- Take your time making the changes you want while the original website is still up and running
- Try out different themes and tools that could otherwise cause your website to crash without disturbing your users.
With just those three reasons in mind, it is obvious that you need to get staging for your website. It isn’t only crucial it is so simple to do that it becomes mindless and you not doing it is down-right careless.
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