One of the premium features of BoldGrid is the Staging option. Staging is a location created to hold a second website within the BoldGrid Administrative Dashboard. Staging allows you to create a new or “staged” site while you still have an “Active” or “live” site. This means you can work on building your new site without removing your current and visible WordPress website. It’s important to remember that the Staging site is not visible to the public. In this article, we will set up staging to show how you can build another website without your existing site.
BoldGrid has an impressive feature built into it called Staging. Staging allows you to create a separate site from the main “live” site (also known as the active site). This development site would be referred to as your Staging site. Your staged site can be a duplicate of your active or live site and where you preview changes before the public sees them. The staged site can also be a completely different version with all new content a new look and feel. This can be switched out with your active site when you are ready.
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When working in the BoldGrid dashboard, you’ll be using the Page Editor quite often. This is where you would make changes to your website pages and content. BoldGrid provides two main states for websites: Active and Staging. These sections are in a column called Development Groups when working in the Pages page in the dashboard. Below is a screenshot to show you how the different groups will appear. Utilizing page development groups is a powerful step toward getting the most out of BoldGrid.