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The #1 local WordPress development tool

Stop debugging local environments and spend more time launching WordPress sites.

Free local WordPress development environment

Delightful & powerful features

A fuss-free way to develop WordPress locally

Speed and simplicity

Flywheel is fast and functional, so we brought those features to the slickest local WordPress development application in the world.

Simple Demo URLs

Show off your latest work! Create shareable URLs to demo your local WordPress sites to clients, collaborators, friends, or adoring fans.

SSH + WP-CLI Access

Local offers simple root SSH access to individual sites, so you can tinker around if your heart desires.

One-click WordPress Installation

Local makes creating a local WordPress site a light breeze, so you don’t have to bother with setting it up yourself!

Hassle-free Local SSL Support

Any site created via Local will automatically have a self-signed certificate created. Green padlock achieved!

Flexible Environment Options

Hot-swap PHP 5.6 and PHP 7.3, or try out the latest version of MySQL right from Local. Everything will stay up and running!

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Get more done with Local Pro

Local Pro introduces MagicSync, deployment to staging, and in-app priority support.

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