Trial Sites

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.

Quick Start

Setup a Trial Site

Once logged into your Treepl Portal ( 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:

Option Description
Site Name A descriptive name for your project.
Root Domain Either or (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:

Option Description
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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