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How to Copy Your Live Site to Your WP Staging Area

This feature is only available on a WP Enthusiast, WP Professional, or WP Professional Plus account.

If you have already created a staging site, you can go back and copy your current live site onto your staging site.

Keep in mind that this will delete the data on the staging site and replace it with the live site data.

Copying a Live Site to Staging Site

If you want your staging site to match the current live site, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to the Account Control Center (ACC)
  2. Click WordPress in the left sidebar, then click List Sites in the drop-down
  3. Click the Nickname of your sitenickname image
  4. Click the Staging tabstaging tab image
  5. In the bottom navbar, click the Stage Site buttonstage site button image
  6. It will ask you to confirm. Click the Copy Live to Staging buttoncopy image

The process to copy the live site to the staging area will now begin. Please be patient while this takes place.

If finished successfully, you will be returned to the staging interface and see a green banner telling you the process was successful.

Updated on October 26, 2018

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