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5 Best WordPress Staging Plugins to Create a Test Site

wpsauce.com | Apr. 23, 2020 | 8 min read

You can create staging sites in a few ways. The first one is with the help of a hosting provider that offers a staging feature as part of their services. The second way is using a plugin.

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I have just set up a staging environment for my blog, but I didn't use a plugin after reading that plugins simply create a subfolder in the same directory on the hosting site, which can be dangerous at times.

My conclusion was that one should always use a staging service offered by the hoster itself (if available) or manually set up a staging environment in a separate folder in the root directory. Boards are full of errors from using staging plugins.