Test publishing new site

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Test publishing new site

Post by pavlos1 » Mon Dec 17, 2018 1:54 pm

I have my new site ready for publishing.
Before publishing I want to test it in the web.
My question is how to do this because I already have an index page under the same domain name and
I am afraid of messing files.
Thank you.

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Re: Test publishing new site

Post by Pablo » Mon Dec 17, 2018 2:17 pm

You can try to publish the website to a sub folder of your website.
For example, create a folder 'test' and publish all files to that folder.

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Re: Test publishing new site

Post by pavlos1 » Mon Dec 17, 2018 4:44 pm

OK, I will try this.

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Re: Test publishing new site

Post by pavlos1 » Wed Dec 26, 2018 4:59 pm

I have a question though.
This way I will have duplicate index pages, one of the current web site and
another created from the new folder "test".
How I deal with this?

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Re: Test publishing new site

Post by Pablo » Wed Dec 26, 2018 6:19 pm

The index page will be in a different folder, so it will not affect the main website.

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Re: Test publishing new site

Post by BaconFries » Tue Jan 01, 2019 9:20 pm

As Pablos suggested you could also add no follow and no index to the test site so to stop Google indexing the test site/pages.

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