Using One License for Live / Production, Staging, Dev and Localhost Sites

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Last Update vor 2 Jahren

One license should keep your customers covered. Localhost, staging and development environments won’t get counted toward the license’s maximum allowed sites if its domain name is clearly a dev or staging site.


TLDs that are considered as dev or staging:

*.dev

*.dev.cc (DesktopServer)

*.test

*.local

*.staging

*.example

*.invalid

*.myftpupload.com (GoDaddy)

*.cloudwaysapps.com (Cloudways)

*.wpsandbox.pro (WPSandbox)

*.ngrok.io (tunneling)


Subdomains that are considered as dev or staging:

local.*

dev.*

test.*

stage.*

staging.*

stagingN.* (SiteGround; N is an unsigned int)

*.wpengine.com (WP Engine)

dev-*.pantheonsite.io (Pantheon)

test-*.pantheonsite.io (Pantheon)

staging-*.kinsta.com (Kinsta)

staging-*.kinsta.cloud (Kinsta)

*.mystagingwebsite.com' (Pressable)


Additionally, if your domain is localhost (with any port), it will also be treated as a localhost domain.

If your customer want to utilize a license on a dev site that doesn’t fit the criteria listed above they can deactivate the license from within the Account page in their WP Admin dashboard, and then reuse the license.

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