Thanks for the follow up.
We would recommend developing the project locally and then adding content on the production server. You should do all of your custom module development, add meta fields to the modules (if necessary) and adjust master pages and themes on the development server. This way, you can ensure everything works before pushing it to the production server. Since Sitefinity uses workflow and a user can preview a page before it is published, you should add the content on the production server instead of the development server. This way, you don't have to migrate content from one database to another. There is one drawback to doing things this way; you would need to copy the files from the development server to the production server using an FTP like FileZilla for example. For more info on workflow, please read Page Workflow
in our User Manual
I hope that I have clearly answered your question, Tony. Please contact us if you have any other questions.
All the best,
the Telerik team
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