Nexcess Knowledge Base
May 30, 2023
By Christy Joy
Unblock site/block site with password protection for dev and staging environments
How do you restrict access to your development or staging website created for testing purposes? The answer is password protection — used as a way to block a site or unblock a site for visitors.
May 19, 2023
By Amy Myers
Testing websites using temporary subdomains (vanity domains at Nexcess)
Nexcess allows customers to leverage vanity subdomains for website testing purposes. So, vanity domains within Nexcess hosting plans are actually temporary subdomains under the primary domain.
May 18, 2023
By Christy Joy
Nexcess hosting environments — accessing staging and dev areas
Learn how to manage web hosting environments with regard to staging and development areas at Nexcess. Build and test features/settings on staging and dev with no impact to your production website.
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May 05, 2023
Moving WordPress local development to your server
Transferring code from localhost to a live website is similar to migrating a website from one server to another. Move WordPress local development to Nexcess hosting using this guide.
April 18, 2023
What are Nexcess Cloud development sites?
Nexcess Cloud clients using Magento 2, WordPress, or WooCommerce can easily create cloud development ("dev") sites through the Nexcess Client Portal for a small monthly charge that varies by size.
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April 12, 2023
Using rsync for backups on Linux/Unix systems
Using rsync for backups on Linux/Unix systems is done to synchronize files and directories between systems — a reliable method of providing offsite backups or mirroring websites.
February 16, 2023
Adding a secondary domain in the Nexcess Client Portal
Let's walk through the various aspects of adding a secondary domain in the Nexcess Client Portal — the admin panel for managing your hosting plans and sites with Nexcess.
February 08, 2023
By Amy Myers
Copy website tool — using Stencil sites in the Nexcess Client Portal
Let's explore using the "Stencil Feature" in the Nexcess Client Portal — with the Stencil functionality describing a copy website tool that lets you save time and energy generating a new site.
January 30, 2023
Using Local (localwp.com) for local WordPress development
With the right tools, developing your WordPress site locally can be quite beneficial. Therefore, let's look at using Local (localwp.com) for local WordPress development.
September 22, 2022
By Neil Golden
How to Use XAMPP for Local WordPress Development
XAMPP and WordPress development go hand in hand. Learn how to use XAMPP and how to conduct a WordPress installation for XAMPP in this article.
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