Connect - Local

Local Connect

Pair Local with your favorite host for a delightfully simple development workflow!

WP Engine

Optimize your development workflow

Local Connect allows you to push and pull, to and from with ease

Using Local Connect, you can easily move a site between a local environment and the live environment on your preferred hosting provider. This dramatically streamlines the offline-editing and go-live process, plus it’s totally free to use with the Community version of Local!

Push sites to your host

Create and edit sites in Local, then once you’re ready, use Local Connect to push the site to a live environment on your preferred host!

Pull sites to Local

Need to make changes to an existing site? Local Connect allows you to pull a copy of the site down to your local environment for simple offline editing.

All your sites in one place

Forget the need to manage passwords. Once connected, you’ll be able to manage your sites and streamline your development process, all within Local!

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Already have Local installed? See how Local Connect works with Flywheel or WP Engine!


The high-level details about Local’s Connect feature!

How much does it cost?

The ability to connect Local to one of our hosting providers is completely free! The only cost you’ll see is the price of the hosting plan you choose when you’re ready to take your site live.

What Other Hosts Can I Connect Local To?

Local currently Connects to Flywheel and WP Engine.

If I Connect To A Host, Do I Have To Host All My Sites There?

Nope! In fact, you can Connect to multiple hosts, so it’s totally up to you which one your site goes to when it’s time to go live!

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