Pushing a WordPress Staging site live with Softaculous.

What is Softaculous?

Softaculous is a cPanel integration that will allow you to add, install and manage over 400+ apps. Comprised of many robust scripts, it can manage the life cycle of all your applications. Managing a WordPress staging site is really easy, with Softaculous.

Getting started

In this section, we’ll talk you through pushing a staging site live, through cPanel and Softaculous.

Login to cPanel

Once logged in to cPanel, scroll down to the bottom of the dashboard where Softaculous is listed.

From the scripts section choose WordPress.

WordPress Softaculous - options Screen

WordPress management screen

The Softaculous WordPress management screen lists you all of your active WordPress Installations.

On the the website you would like to push live, choose the icon to right of the WordPress symbol.

 

WordPress Softaculous - Manager Screen

Push WordPress staging site to live

On the next screen you’ll be able to select ‘Push to live’. This once clicked will start the migration of placing the staging website live.

 

WordPress Softaculous - Push Live Screen

WordPress pushed to live complete

Now you staging Installation with Softaculous has now been pushed to live.

What's next?

As part of our WordPress and Softaculous guide we have some related articles for you to work through:

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