How to create a test to embed a new design into Bitrix?

The challenge is to integrate the new layout into Bitrix, you need to deploy a copy of the website on ottomane, to make it all work, and pour back.

1C-Bitrix: website Management 16.0.11
VPS Timeweb
Bitrix VM 5.1.7

Experience with servers is not large, tried to make the standard methods NGIX, saw the config code Bitrix VM did not hostility.

Question: How to easily create a subdomain with a copy of the website, and then pour it back?
July 2nd 19 at 18:05
2 answers
July 2nd 19 at 18:07
As the database changes? New iblock or the properties desired for a new design? Component settings? If not, then just as Nicholas had suggested, create a new template, preferably a separate user group, this group put a condition to display a new template, and right on the line of the work site.
If the changes are not just the layout, it is still better to create a copy of the site. In the case of Bitrix Env login root access on the server, from the menu choose manage sites in the pool and create a new site with its own kernel (kernel). Copy via a backup, if server space allows. If the name of the website when you create a to write .<your domain> and in the settings there is a DNS A-record * create a website automatically will work on the subdomain.
July 2nd 19 at 18:09
Just make a separate folder and point it to the new template
Which folder? do not understand - gene commented on July 2nd 19 at 18:12
: Just a new folder in the root of the site - Mabel commented on July 2nd 19 at 18:15
Okay, thank you, and you can change the template for the user's groups "administrator" for example and under these user to create a template, so can the others break? - gene commented on July 2nd 19 at 18:18
: There are different conditions.
If you don't change the public file, that is going to leave the structure as it is, everything will be okay. - Mabel commented on July 2nd 19 at 18:21
Thanks for the help - gene commented on July 2nd 19 at 18:24

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