Free and Integrated WordPress Staging Plugin at the click of a button.



The safest staging environment to test changes, updates, and develop your site
without risking your live sites.

Why your WordPress site needs a Staging Plugin

Testing updates, plugins, and WordPress themes can break your live site.


Your live site could crash

A faulty plugin or theme could bring your entire site down.

Data Loss

An incompatible plugin can crash your entire database and cause irreparable data damage and loss.

Broken Links and Images

Your live website could be missing pages, images, or even contain broken links.

Registration and Payment Issues

Your website may malfunction and you could lose new registrations and visitors.

UX and UI issues

Incompatible themes can affect your website’s design and functionality, impacting your user experience.

Impact on WP dashboard

You could face login issues and be locked out of your own site’s admin area.

Missing Content

You could lose content pages, posts and content that you have spent hours on.

Increased Downtime

Making changes on your live site could temporarily put your website out of action.

It doesn’t end there. Spend countless hours debugging, troubleshooting, and resolving issues.

Your WordPress website needs a safe environment for testing so your live site is always ON.

The only WordPress Backup Plugin with a Free WordPress Staging Site


Integrated, one-click Staging

BlogVault sets up a staging site for you in less than 10 seconds – on its own servers with our WordPress staging tool.

No Extra Charges

BlogVault’s WP staging on its own servers ensures you never have to pay your web hosts for staging.


Password Protected Staging

BlogVault password-protects your site so you have complete control over who views or accesses your site.

A Complete Step By Step WordPress Staging Service

Integrated Offsite Staging

The only WordPress backup plugin with its own staging environment – at no extra cost.

Seamless 1-click Staging

Once you install and activate BlogVault, you can set up your staging site right from the dashboard – in just a few clicks

Staging on BlogVault servers

BlogVault’s inbuilt staging ensures you never worry about WordPress hosting, server resources, or storage for your staging setup.

The Safest Testing Environment

BlogVault’s staging environment is customized for staging so there is no impact on your site’s search engine rankings or its users.

Customized for Staging

Intelligent design that automatically disables critical alerts, emails, and notifications from the staging environment.

Safe from Google Indexing

BlogVault ensures your staging site is hidden from Google, so your website’s SEO is never affected.

Secure Access at All Times

BlogVault password protects your site from unauthorized visitors and prying eyes so you have complete control over your staging site.

Password Protection

Ensure only authorized users access your staging site. Complete control over who views and accesses your staging site.

SFTP and pHpMyAdmin Access

Use the SFTP details sent to registered email or access your staging site’s database via phpMyAdmin on BlogVault dashboard.

How Does BlogVault WordPress Staging Plugin Work?

Click to Stage

Use the BlogVault dashboard to create a staging site in just 1 click.


Make Changes

Update WordPress plugins, themes, or modify WordPress themes without a worry.


Verify Changes

With a staging site as good as live, know exactly how your website will look.

See what our customers say about us

(BlogVault) saved two of my blogs, twice and I even use it to move sites from one server to another. I have never been let down by it. Amos Struck Stock Photo Press Magazines

The fab team at @blogvault have introduced staging and I got to update a site that’s not been updated in 12 months, safely. Jo Waltham Director, Callia Web

We can easily restore backups and even test them on BlogVault server prior to restoring; it makes migrations a cinch. Miriam Schwab Founder & CEO, Illuminea and Strattic

More and more sites were getting hacked, and I almost shut down my business… With BlogVault I am confident my sites are backed up and restore them dependably. Yardena Epstein Owner of YardenaWeb

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WordPress Staging Plugin FAQ

Can I use BlogVault to stage website?

Yes, you can stage website on any web hosting (shared host or managed hosts) with just a click of a button.

Do I need to upgrade to stage a site?

No, BlogVault comes with a free WordPress staging environment.

Can I check the differences between staged site and my actual site before merging?

Yes, you can. Please see How do I check the differences between staged site and my actual site before merging? This will help you see how you can access to your staging site and live site simultaneously.

Can I stage site through web hosts?

You’ll find many WordPress hosting with staging opportunities. You can opt for BlueHost WordPress staging environment, WP Engine staging environment, SiteGround staging, Hostgator staging among others. But whether your hosting provider (managed WordPress hosts or shared) offers staging environment, you’ll need to find that out. Site owners should get in touch with their web host and enquire if the hosts offer a staging environment.

Can anyone access my staging site?

No, BlogVault password protects your site to restrict access from unauthorized visitors and prying eyes.

What are the potential drawbacks of staging site?

None. Since the site is being staged on BlogVault server, you won’t experience any loss of database connection or white screen of death. There won’t be any load on your web server.

Why would I stage my site?

With a WordPress staging environment, you can perform the following:

  • Update themes and plugins safely
  • Edit Core Files
  • Install new Plugins
  • Install new Themes
  • Develop Site
  • Update WordPress Core
  • Change Website Look
  • Make Custom Changes
  • Live Site Unaffected
  • Preview Site changes
  • Exact Replica of Live Site (including file and database)
  • Streamline Development Workflow
  • Extended Access to Staging Site

In WordPress staging and production environments, site owners can thoroughly test desired modifications before publishing them on a live site.

Can I Set Up a WooCommerce Staging Site?

Yes, you can. Simply follow this guide.

Can I create a staging site manually?

Sure, there are several tutorials available online that’ll help you but it’s time consuming. It comes with a lot of trouble like you’ll need to create a dedicated FTP accounts among other things. If you want to set up staging site quickly use BlogVault’s free staging environment. And getting started with BlogVault staging is very easy.

How can I access the staging site database?

You can access staging database the same way you access the live site’s database.  

Can I access my staging site from WordPress admin?

No. You can access the staging site only through the BlogVault dashboard.

Does BlogVault offer WordPress multisite staging?

Yes, the staging works for multisite wordpress install.