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Test Your Changes in qSandbox

Want to test out a new theme or plugin on your website but are afraid you will break your site? We’ve got a solution for that. Do your testing over at qSandbox. You will have full administrative access, a one click admin login, and if you subscribe to one of the competitively priced subscription plans, you can even replicate your existing website.

Try New Themes and Plugins

In the free version, you are limited to testing new themes and plugins from WordPress.org but there are plenty of options to choose from with almost 50,000 free plugins and thousands of free themes. To install premium themes and plugins, you will need to subscribe to one of the premium accounts.

Test Upgrades

In addition to testing themes and plugins, sometimes it is reassuring to test upgrades before installing them on your live website.

Design a New Website

Want to play around with a new design without impacting your real website? Try out your ideas on qSandbox without having to register a test domain or mess around with DNS changes. When you are done, export you test website and import it to your live website.

Pricing Plans


1 Test Site
100 MB Space
64 MB php memory limit
8 MB file upload limit
5 plugins/themes max
3 users max
10 pages/posts max
30 media files max
No Site Import

$1.99 per month

1 Test Site
250 MB Space
96 MB php memory limit
15 MB file upload limit
No FTP accounts
25 plugins/themes
10 WP users max
Site Import

$4.99 per month

4 Test Sites
2 GB Space
128 MB php memory limit
25 MB file upload limit
10 FTP accounts
Lots of plugins/themes
Site Bundles
Site Import
Max Demo Configs: 1
Max Demo Instances: 50
Max Demo Validity: 2 Hours

$9.99 per month

12 Test Sites
5GB Space
192 MB php memory limit
50 MB file upload limit
25 FTP accounts
Lots of plugins/themes/users
Site Bundles
Site Import
Max Demo Configs: 3
Max Demo Instances: 100
Max Demo Validity: 2 Days


8.5 Total Score
Great Place to Play!

qSandbox lets you play in WordPress without breaking your website. Clone your existing site and import to test new features, designs, themes and plugins.

Ease of Use
Well documented
  • Subscriptions are reasonably priced
  • No need to register a new domain
  • Complete administrative access
  • Free version only supports WordPress.org themes and plugins
  • Free version only allows one test site
  • No documentation
  • Server can be slow
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