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Questions tagged [staging]

The tag <staging> relates to methods for creating a staging server and then moving accepted changes from staging into production - ideally in an automated fashion.

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htaccess, site and staging in subdirectories

I have the following task and as it is a little different from most setups, I couldn't find any hints that solved my problem. WordPress for the live site was installed into a subfolder /wp1, the ....
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Imported Posts missing summary text on staging site

I used WP Settings' native export (from production site) and import (to staging site on subdomain) for several months' posts. The imported posts are not showing a summary/excpert on the homepage feed....
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Migrate Changes from a Staging Site to Production

Is there a tool that allows me to "record" changes to a staging site and later replay them on production? It is a common usecase for me to set up a staging site (Duplicator is great for that) and ...
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Could Wordpress plugins interfere with Siteground's push to live from staging functionality?

Me and the company I'm working for has run into a bit of a predicament when it comes to pushing one particular website. We've given a client of ours access to the staging site so they can add events ...
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What could cause a staging environment to not send wordpress_logged_in cookies?

We have a custom login and account creation plugin. It works fine on our live environment (example.com) but not on our staging environment (test.example.com). When we call wp_insert_user via an AJAX ...
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Syncing production with staging

we have a staging server in order to test out plugins and roll out new features and also re designing sites. The issue is that the staging version of the site will be out of sync as soon as new ...
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Wordpress Staging Site

Problem: I do not want to develop (new features) of a wordpress site on production. So I set up an staging server where the same installation of wordpress is running on. So while I develop on the ...
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Different color admin bars for dev, staging and production

I'd like to get it so that all of my sites have a different color admin bar. Dev Staging and Production. I use Git to push my code. Any help would be appreciated.
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Best Practice for Syncing Local Development With Staging Development [closed]

My team and I focus on custom functionality locally using MAMP on a few Wordpress projects while our graphics guy who works on the styling, typography and layout settings works on the staging ...
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Clone Wordpress site from development server to live server

I created a site in WordPress on my development server. Now, I want it to go live. I copied over all the files from the development server to the live server. Created a new database for WP with new ...
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Admin Custom Login loses settings on Code and Data migration

I am running a WP site on WPEngine. It includes both a staging and production server. We use a plugin called Admin Custom Login. After setting up the plugin on staging, I push the code-only (not the ...
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Image paths wrong after migrating with wp-migrate-db-pro media files add-on

I'm having trouble creating a staging site from an existing production site. When pulling media files using WP Migrate DB Pro 1.8.1 with the Media Files add-on v1.4.9, I can successfully populate my ...
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One-way DB Migration Workflow

I'm loving the proposed WordPress workflow shown below. However, since I am new to WordPress, I want to know how realistic it is. DATABASES MOVE DOWN, CODE MOVES UP This idea is presented both in a ...
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Creating a staging area for Wordpress.com site

I'm nearly a complete newbie to Wordpress and Woocommerce and I'm helping out a friend. She's set up a shop, using Wordpress.com and Woocommerce and has asked me to help her with reconfiguring some of ...
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Wordpress & WooCommerce: Localhost, Staging and production environments and how to sync them without losing data

I'm working on my first WooCommerce site for an e-commerce shop I'll be launching hopefully in January (I should say that I've been working with Wordpress since the very beginning, so I'm not new to ...
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How to query a staging database?

I have a staging site set up, which works just fine. I need to run a query from my page against one of the CF7DB tables (to check for duplicate entry). The query works great against the ...
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Published site reverts without changes to theme

I recently added a search bar to our website by adding a plugin and adding that plugin into the appropriate place in our theme. I also added an event listener as an attribute on an element in another ...
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Wordpress Workflow localhost to staging to live - Help

I am struggling to establish a clean workflow with Wordpress. I have three different environments in my workflow which are localhost, staging and live. The general idea : I want to work on my ...
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Staging sites era: does it still makes sense to develop locally?

I have started years ago developing locally on my PC Wordpress sites using WAMP & XAMP, as this provided multiple benefits, however now that staging sites are being offered by hosting providers, I ...
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How to set up a development/staging site to make major changes to the theme then update on the live site?

I made a site a few months ago without using a development or staging environment. I just updated everything on the live site, which was fine at the time because the domain wasn't public. We were ...
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best way to make a WordPresss multisite that is secure but at the same time supporting my plugin development efforts

I have a rather complex question involving development, deployment and security. I have several decades of software development, alas none of it involving PHP. The most relevant language I have used ...
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Migrating hosts, 500 errors and plugin issues

This a pretty broad question. I'm migrating from godaddy to a digitalocean droplet, for reasons. I created a backup and uploaded it to my droplet. I spun up the database, modified the wp-config.php ...
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Push from staging to live site?

I would like to be able to do changes to www.example.com on a staging server, for instance staging.example.com. Essentially, I want the live site to be dumb, i.e. not have the administrative ...
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How to Work Seamlessly Between Development, Staging, and Production Sites in wordpress

am looking for a solution to stop coding like a cow boy on WordPress I want to put a versioning system (git or bitbucket) With a Development, Staging, and Production site. Something like this dev....
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Locked out when attempting a migratoin

I am porting my site over to a staging server for experimentation using the duplicator plugin. Been getting a lot of strange artifacts along the way, including the password no longer working. The wp-...
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Creating WordPress staging environment software

The problem: When I develop a wordpress website the client first wants to see it before to upload it to his server/domain. Until now I work on my local PC but I have a lot of orders and the clients ...
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Child theme works in local environment but is not working on remote

I'm working on a child theme of "colormag" theme. It works in developmet but not when I deploy it to staging. It means that changes I made in the child theme are rendered in local but are not ...
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How do I set up a test environment in a sub-folder?

I have my first-ever, live client who needs a website completely re-done. We're leaning towards setting up a premium WordPress theme. I've done this for close friends and family members before (set ...
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Staging sites, how do you manage synchronising updates in the DB?

It is broadly accepted that developers should test updates through a staging site before releasing them to the live server, however once the development updates require modifications in Wordpress DB, ...
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What actions affect files, DB, or both?

I'm looking into setting up a development -> staging -> production workflow, and the biggest issue so far is figuring out how to sync the databases. To this end, I'm trying to figure out exactly ...
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Localhost to Staging to Development Dynamic WP-CONFIG

I am trying to setup 3 environments: Localhost, Staging and Development. The issue is that each environment has its own db. We want to have ONE config file which will dynamically change the Db ...
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Setup 3 Sites To Connect To 1 Database and Share Data

How do I setup 3 different Wordpress installations on 3 different servers, all of which connect to a single database and also share the same data? I'd like to set up 3 different servers. One for ...
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Staging Site: Made Public - Security Questions

Previously, our staging site has been locked down to local access only. We hired a third party developer to assist with resolving a theme via our 'local staging server' remotely. In order to grant ...
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How to run subversion and staging environments when running Wordpress

I come from a .NET world with custom solutions, where I am used to multiple staging environments and subversion for everything. I've been googling a lot, and have some questions on how handle highend ...
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Version control using GIT [duplicate]

I am a Wordpress developer and currently I don't use version control but do keep regular backups before and after altering files of both the database and file system. I am seriously considering ...
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Ways of managing staging and production wordpress sites?

Ok, I've seen a lot of similar questions.. but they all either outdated or do not fall in in my problem. So the problem is: We have a website and its clone stage website. On that website, apart from ...
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Staging only for Theme Files and Changes

I have a website which i would like to copy to a staging site. After i made some changes i would like to copy these changes to the live site but ONLY the theme changes. Not any Post or Page Content ...
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Migrating site from stage to production server without particular dev. plugins?

I am thinking of some ways to exclude few development/staging related plugins(e.g P3, Query Monitor) from an automatic migration process to production server. For migration I use managewp.com. In the ...
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Wordpress Staging and Testing of Plugins Best Practices

I'm just being testing a lot around for pagespeed. Doing this on a live system is a pain since you only can work between 2am to 7am. I do have employees creating content on the live system also ...
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Staging a WordPress site with WP-Deploy

I am testing WP-Deploy, but can't get it work. I follow the steps in the docs but for some reason when I execute $ bundle exec cap staging wp:setup:local INFO [b4d7f211] Running /usr/bin/env wp ...
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how to move particular functionality to staging server

I have local development environment, which i am using to development project in and once it is finished i need to move it to Staging server. Once it is confirmed from the client i need to move it to ...
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QA/Staging envirnoment for wordpress sites

I have different wordpress environments as Local, Staging, Live. I start writing contents with Local, then push to Staging and once Tested on staging need to push to live server I know that I can use ...
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Staging/production deployment on WordPress MultiSite

Looking to create a staging process for changes to our WordPress MultiSite. We are running several different templates between the sites in our network, but we'd love to use a stage site to test ...
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Theme/Plugin/Widget Data and Staging/Production Servers

I did some searching before asking and didn't quite come across an answer. Recently I started on a project where they were hosting the development version of WP on an internal multisite, and I was ...
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Controlled publishing in Wordpress

We are currently rebuilding our corporate website and I'm looking for a way to control the publishing of pages. The flow to create or amend pages would be something like this: 1) New page is built or ...
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Publishing Wordpress from stage to production server

I'm having trouble configuring wp-config.php correctly in a staged server environment. I'm being told that I should be working in my stage environment for Wordpress with an example address of http://...
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Graphic design changes on Staging before moving to Production?

I have a Development, Staging and Production workflow for my WordPress site. I am fairly strict about any structural work to be done on the site being done in Staging first, then migrated to ...
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Dev, Stage and Production Deployment for WordPress Sites?

So I need to be able to have dev/stage/production iterations (over separate servers) for a WordPress website, I use git usually but this obviously isn't going to work with WordPress sites because of ...
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media 'path' issue / concern when bringing files live

I'm currently developing a site we have installed on a sub-domain. 'beta.mysite.com' We will eventually, be moving site to it's root domain. 'www.mysite.com' Problem? any post type attachment / the ...
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How do you add pages on a staging server, and then move them over to production

Here is just one of a couple of scenarios where this could come up. Let's say you add a plugin on your development server, which requires a wordpress page to do its magic. There are a couple of ...