Licenses on Staging and Development Environments

  1. Suffixes/TLDs
  2. Subdomains
  3. My staging/development URL isn’t supported. What are my options?

We support the following domain formats for staging/development environments. URLs that fit any of these formats will not count towards your license’s site activation limit.

Suffixes/TLDs

  • yoursite.azurewebsites.net
  • yoursite.cloudwaysapps.com
  • yoursite.ddev
  • yoursite.dev
  • yoursite.dreamhosters.com
  • yoursite.flywheelsites.com
  • yoursite.kinsta.cloud
  • yoursite.kinsta.com
  • yoursite.loc
  • yoursite.local
  • yoursite.myftpupload.com
  • yoursite.onlinehome.us
  • yoursite.pantheonlocal.com
  • yoursite.pantheonsite.io
  • yoursite.savviihq.com
  • yoursite.stage.site
  • yoursite.test
  • yoursite.wpengine.com
  • yoursite.wpstagecoach.com

Subdomains

  • beta.yoursite.com
  • corpwebstg.yoursite
  • dev.yoursite.com
  • pantheon-dev.yoursite.com
  • pantheon-live.yoursite.com
  • preprod.yoursite.com
  • stage.yoursite.com
  • staging.yoursite.com
  • stagingsite.yoursite.com
  • upgrade.yoursite.com

My staging/development URL isn’t supported. What are my options?

We’d love to provide support for any staging URL formats implemented by your hosting provider. If your host provides a standard staging URL that we don’t support, let us know.

If you have a unique staging/development URL format specific to your site, we’re happy to add support for it if you have an Advanced or Pro license. If you have a Basic license, you’ll need to upgrade to Advanced or Pro.