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I like my sandbox, so now what? (10 posts)

  1. The Hack Repair Guy
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Just for conversation, let's say I really like my new Sandox creation, and having spent a lot of time building it, I would like to keep my Sandbox setup.

    Is there a step by step I may use to force my Sandbox to be the new real non-sandbox version?

    https://wordpress.org/plugins/sandbox/

  2. Ovidiu
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Interested too.
    How about syncing or cloning or exporting?

  3. garymgordon
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    @TheHackRepairGuy .. good point.
    @Ovidiu .. also great point.

    It would be awesome if there was a way to suck the Sandbox site back into the original site, or export it as a new site, etc. Great ideas!! I would love to see the developer's thoughts.

  4. tiasvirtualoffice
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Me too @gary - can we ever publish the "sandbox" mode site into the live site? That's what I need! :) Great plugin.

  5. badlydeclared
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Same questions as above. How do you install the sandbox once complete? or is this plugin just meant for testing before a live install/modification is made? Has anyone else any ideas or progress?

  6. barteled
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    Currently the plugin only creates the sandbox for testing changes. I've used it mostly for testing plugin upgrades on e-commerce sites.

    Exporting it would be pretty straight forward and I will provide an update with that feature shortly. I'm also looking at what would be involved in adding a comparison capability and then based on the comparison some sort of migration from a sandbox to the live site. Moving changes back into the live site without breaking things could get a little tricky.

    Over all a feature for safely migrating from a sandbox to live would be pretty involved and I just wanted to see how much interest there was in the plugin before I adding it.

  7. garymgordon
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I'd like to vote for this feature!!!
    (If other's knew you were considering to add it, I'm sure you'd get a lot of interest.)

    :-)
    Gary

  8. Ovidiu
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    @barteled: awesome! I thought you had abandoned this awesome sounding project. there is definitely demand for something like this.

    I'm definitely interested in getting the sandbox onto the live site.

  9. Kurt Flint
    Member
    Posted 11 months ago #

    ++

    Kurt

  10. Ovidiu
    Member
    Posted 10 months ago #

    export was integrated into version 0.4

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