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Power Store 3 and Local testing server

Thread began 2/12/2010 5:17 pm by dennis372614 | Last modified 2/23/2010 4:26 pm by dennis372614 | 7559 views | 32 replies


Originally Said By: Neil Beadle
  Yes, that way file paths never change and you shouldn't have any issues.
The one tricky issue that i didn't mention is having a URL to use for your site while it is in development. You will need some sort of URL to browse to those pages while developing, and if your only domain is going to the live version of your site - you won't be able to use that. So, you could create a subdomain of your current domain (i.e. and use that to navigate to your development pages.

Creating sub domains is usually an option from the Manage Domains page of your hosting provider's control panel.  

I have an account at NetworkSolutions and all my sites are sub to htdocs, I can create whatever.
So are you saying that I would use:

Originally Said By: Neil Beadle
  The point i was making with that statement is that you cannot use WebAssist extensions to modify PowerStore if it is only stored on your remote server.

If you intend to modify PowerStore 3 with our extensions, you will need to have a working version on your local server so that it can access the database when necessary. Then, after you have finished making the changes, you can upload them to your development folder, and import any database changes to the remote database.  

Which gets back to a previous question that may have already been answered - Can my "Local root folder" and my "Testing server folder" be the same and located not on my computer but on the testing server or a network drive?

Thanks for being patient


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