Will My Staging Site Count as a Site Activation in My License?
Nope, your staging site, local development site, or tests site won’t be counted as a site in your license.
If you are under a single site license, it should be fine to use your license key in another another site for staging/testing/development purposes as long as the domain matches these:
Here are the Top-level domains that are considered as dev or staging:
And here are the Subdomains that are considered as dev or staging:
And for localhost:
- localhost:* (any port)