Before you try to do this, please ensure that the 'Allow Import/Export' option in the General settings is enabled on both staging and live sites:

To export options from staging and then import to the live site, please follow these steps:

  1. Activate Shield Pro on your staging site.
    Please see here how to do this.
  2. Configure Shield options on your staging site
  3. On the staging site, go to the Shield Security Dashboard => Import/Export section => and click to download options export file:
  4. Remove Pro from staging site and add it to the live site.
    Please see here how to do this.
  5. On the live site, go to the Shield Security Dashboard => Import/Export section => and browse to the exported file from your staging site.
  6. Click the "Import Options" button and all Shield options will be imported from staging site to your live site:

Note: We'll be providing support for staging/dev sites in one of the future Shield Pro releases.