Trial Sites are your development environments for starting a new site project before you publish to a custom domain name.
The number of Trial Sites available and the timeframe until they expire, depend on your Treepl CMS member status.
Setup a Trial Site
Once logged into your Treepl Portal (portal.treepl.co) you should arrive at the 'Trial Sites' page.
From here, use the ‘Create New Site’ button to start a new site instance, completing the information required for your site as follows:
|Site Name||A descriptive name for your project.|
|Root Domain||Either treepl.co or trialsite.co (for white-labelling).|
|Subdomain||Usually autocompletes, but you can change if needed.|
|Hosting Plan||An appropriate plan for your project requirements/budget.|
|Create From||Choose a blank site or one of the free Treepl CMS templates (preview the templates via the blue button).|
|Data Center||Choose the server location best for your site.|
|Country||Set your sites primary location.|
|Timezone||Set the server time to be used for all your site's date/time functions.|
Click "Save" and within approximately 1 minute your site instances should spin up and ready to access.
(the instance will appear in your ‘Trial Sites’ list with a pending status until ready)
Manage a Trial Site
Once a Trial Site is ready, you'll see additional options available for managing your instance:
|URL||View the Trial Site with the system generated subdomain.|
|Admin||Navigate to the site admin.|
|Activate||Start the site activation process to publish the site under a custom domain.|
|Duplicate||Create an complete copy of the instance.|
|Edit details||Access the instance settings.|
|Delete||Remove the instance from your account.|
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