NO BUG: License limit reached in a dev subdomain

Browser: Microsoft Edge
OS: Windows 11

Hello! After creating a “dev” subdomain, I entered the license key in order to use the Bricks Editor. Given that I currently I only have the Starter License (1 website), I can see in my Profile that the site limit is reached (1/1), even though I read in the Bricks site about the licenses that a “dev” subdomain, much like a staging or local subdomain, does not trigger actual activation of the builder.

Is there something I am doing wrong or is there some issue with that?

Hi Christos,
Thanks so much for your report!

How exactly do your active and “dev” subdomain look like?

Best regards,

Excuse my delayed response!

The subdomain I am talking about is

I have also used for another project and it didn’t count as active there.

The problem arises from the fact that you already use a subdomain. is a valid (sub)domain, so that one license is claimed. is another valid (sub)domain, because the license is not valid for, but for

Accordingly, the one-website limit is exhausted.

Understood! Thank you for your response and help!

I’m afraid I don’t understand.

When I go into my account I see “Local or staging sub domain installations (e.g.: do not count against your plan quota :)”
And I do have some staging sites named like this that don’t use any licenses.

So my take away here is that the prefix dev is not recognized as exempt?

This is what I understood. If this is not the case then indeed it will be somewhat confusing for me as well.

Correct. “dev” is considered as a regular subdomain like,, or

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