Can Siteimprove scan my development site?

Modified on: Tue, 10 Aug, 2021 at 7:33 AM

Yes, Siteimprove offers complimentary scanning of development sites for up to one year at no additional charge, under the following provisions:

  • A development site is defined as a temporary staging environment which hosts web content prior to the launch of the new website. Sites meeting these criteria are eligible for complimentary scanning.

  • A staging site is defined as a permanent testing environment which remains active post-launch for ongoing testing and maintenance purposes. Sites meeting these criteria are NOT are eligible for complimentary scanning.

  • The number of pages scanned under Siteimprove’s complementary development site scanning policy must not exceed the page limit threshold of mirrored live sites. For example, if your subscription covers a scan of up to 1,000 pages, your development site(s) may not exceed 1,000 pages in total.

  • For further requirements and technical information please please read the article - Can Siteimprove crawl an intranet and other non-public sites?

  • To add your development site, please submit a ticket to and a member of our Customer Success team will be in contact to begin the setup process.