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List of Compatible Hosting Providers

Compatible Hosting Providers WP Staging

WP Staging Pro is tested well and works on most of the available hosting providers and servers. If your hosting provider has not mentioned here, this only means that we have not tested the plugin for the respective provider. The chances are good that it still works on your hosting system.

Compatible Hosting Providers

Incompatible Hosting Providers

WP Staging does not work with the following hosting providers due to server restrictions and/or less powerful systems.

There are only a few known hosting providers so far that are not compatible with WP Staging, leading to a bad experience.

IONOS 1&1 Web Hosting (For some plans)

There are IONOS plans which run WordPress in a closed environment with the user/group 43:600. This does seem to be a preconfigured WordPress installation, probably made by a one-click installation script. These user permissions do not allow us to create a new folder at the production site’s root. Even their SFTP account does not allow us to create a custom folder within the root directory.  It’s also not possible to clone and run the website clone from within the wp-content/uploads folder because all files are run with restricted user/group 133320:600, which is not allowed to execute any PHP files.


Crazydomains.com.au

On crazydomains servers, the cloning and pushing process results in errors 400 on the file copy processing. This indicates that some I/O limits are exceeded.

Until now, we have not found any solution with crazydomains to fix that and hope they will try to make ours and other cloning and backup plugins compatible.


Aruba.it

The hosting provider aruba.it does not support staging sites created by WP Staging (at date 14th, June 2020). The staging site throws an error 500, and the WordPress debug log is ignored and not written on their systems, making it impossible for us to debug the issues.


Please get in contact with us if you are a hosting provider, company owner, or responsible person for technical questions, and you like to ensure that WP Staging works with your hosted sites.

If you are using another hosting provider and confirm that WP Staging runs on it, please send us its name.
We are going to add it to that list.

Updated on March 30, 2021