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Does anyone know how to create a staging for Expression Engine version 2?

I am wondering where can I find some steps to create a staging for EE2 ?
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New Domain Name - Staging Server

My company is in the process of migrating a client's EE site from their old hosting company to ours. Prior to flipping the DNS switch and making everything live, we wanted to import the site to our ...
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Content staging

A client has asked us if its possible to preview content changes on a Staging site and then when it's ready to be published, it would appear on the Production site without having to re-key all of the ...
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SSL Subdomain Staging Site in Subfolder is Resolving Webroot Instead

I'm trying to set up a staging subdomain in a subfolder under the webroot of the main production site for testing and deploying changes for a EE e-commerce website. I hope one or two of the more ...
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P&T Assets not functioning correctly after migrating to new server environment

After moving my site to a staging environment I'm no longer able to view any images within the Assets portion of the CP or upload files to any Assets related fields. I'm also unable to update the ...
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Multi-Evironment config bootstrap above webroot on a single server

I'm working on a project that only has one server to work with. That means the production and development server are the same and development is a sub domain (dev.example.com). In the past when I've ...
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Addon to return different values based on environment?

My project links to an external form. Once that external form is submitted, the user is brought back to the ee site. I need to send the form a param (ie ?action=dev) to tell it which environment to ...
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File structure for a staging site is different from production

On my current project the production site has the following folder structure: --system --config --public_html -assets -index.php -admin.php -etc. But, the staging site I need to create is ...
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Staging URL for web development

Just wondered if anyone has a painless way of setting up a staging URL for website development. I often use Heart Internet, but the temporary URLs provided (ie ipaddress/domainreference) do not work ...
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Loading different entry revisions in ExpressionEngine 2 per environment

I'm developing a website using ExpressionEngine 2, which will sit on both a staging and production environment, both with their own database. We will be running a cron job to synchronise the databases ...
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Move ExpressionEngine from development to live (same server)

I'm 95% of the way through a project just now and soon I am going to have to move EE from the 'development' folder to the 'live' folder. My questions before I do this are: Can I just copy all the EE ...
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Upgrading a site from 1.x to 2.x - how to merge back into production?

I am upgrading and redesigning a mid-size, member-driven site from 1.7 to 2.5. I have created a local development environment and upgraded it successfully. Work on the updated templates and so on is ...
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How do you "hide" sites from search engines during development?

I'm in the process of tweaking my base install and was wondering how you hide sites from search engines when deployed to a publicly accessible DEV or STAGING server? I currently: Add a robot.txt ...
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