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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 website, you would like to push live, choose the icon to the 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 your staging Installation with Softaculous has now been pushed to live.

About The Author

Scott is a UX Designer and Developer at Clook. He’s passionate about UI Design, WordPress Development and Marketing.

Working on the creative, branding and marketing side of Clook. He's involved in creating a variety of digital and print designs for us.

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