A video to get you started
To stage your site using BlogVault:
Step 1: Go to BlogVault website and sign up using your email ID.
Step 2: On the BlogVault site listing page, select the website of your choice.
Step 3: It'll take you to the Site Detail page. In this page, click Add Staging Site.
Step 4: Next select the Backup version and the PHP version you want to stage from the respective drop-down menu. Click Submit.
Step 5: You Staging site is being created.
If you click on Return to Site Details Page button, that is, the Dashboard, before progress completes, a tiny progress spinner will be shown. This is the Real-Time Progress Display of your Staging site being created.
Step 6: On completion, keep a note of the username and password provided. This will be used to access the Staging site.
Step 7: These details will be available even on the site details page.
- When you click on the arrow, you will be redirected to a page with details on the staging site.
Note: When you want to share the staging site with other users, HTTP Authentication User and Password credentials are required. These are mentioned in Staging section of the dashboard.
Step 8: Click Delete button to remove the Staging site. A delete pop up confirmation will show up. This is when you are done using your staging site.
Step 10: Click Extend Expiry button, to open a similar pop-up window confirmation but this is when you need to use your staging site for a longer duration. Note that the staging site can be extended from 28 days for up to 56 days.
Step 11: Click on Access PHPMyAdmin, to access and modify or delete staging site database in a new tab.
Note: You will receive an email when the staging of your site has been completed. It will contain SFTP details, username, and password credentials as well as the expiry timings.