Install Wordpress - Staging Directory

Posted on 2009-04-22
Last Modified: 2012-06-22

I'm putting together a site for a non-profit using wordpress. They currently have a site online, and they'd like it to remain intact while I'm building out the new one.

I was planning on just creating a folder on their server, dropping all the wordpress files in there, and running the wordpress install like normal.  (

Once the sites all ready and approved, can I just move all of the files out of the 'newsite' directory into the root directory?

Are there any settings that i'll need to change?

I appreciate your input.

Question by:CSS_Guy
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    This should be able to help you out:

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    This is great. Thanks a lot bud.

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