This article is based on my answer to a question on Quora:

“How do I create a sample website and get it approved before launching it?”

 

A nice solution

Do you maintain your own website?

  1. Create your sample website
  2. Mount it as a tree within your own site.
  3. Send the link (i.e. mysite.com/sampleSite/index/htm) to your client

Granted, it’s not highly secure, but – Is that really at issue here?

 

A variation on the theme:

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Another alternative

As a professional UX guy, I also host websites that I’ve created for my clients through my own service provider.

This solution offers even greater security, while also providing greater end-to-end service.

 

 

 

(c) copyright John Vaughan / The Communication Studio

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