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How to Keep Your Static Site Running While Building a New WordPress Site

premium.wpmudev.org | Dec. 22, 2016 | 8 min read

So you’ve discovered WordPress and you’re ready to migrate your tired old static HTML site to your shiny new CMS of choice. But wait – how do you do this without losing your old site while you’re building the new one? And how do you make sure people don’t find your new site on Google while you’re still setting it up? In this post, I’ll show you exactly how to get around that problem. I’ll show you how you can work on your new site behind closed doors, while keeping your old site in place so you don’t lose any visitors while the development work is going on.

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