What are different domains?

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Last update: 10 September, 2017

Our single site plugin may only be used on one domain. If you switch your website from “www.example.com” to just “example.com” (or the other way around), that’s a different domain. So you’d need to deactivate on the initial domain first, before trying to activate on the new domain.

The same goes for domains switching from “http://www.example.com” to “https://www.example.com” (or the other way around).

So, if you make any changes to your domain, be sure to always disconnect your subscription on your initial domain.

Further more, a single site plugin is also per WordPress installation. If you are running a development or staging site on your domain, that is considered a second website. For example, if you have “http://www.example.com” for your live site, and “http://staging.example.com” or even “http://example.com/staging” for your development site, then that is two sites.

In this instance, you would also have to disconnect your subscription before moving from the development site to the live website.

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