WordPress is one of the best free content management software and used by millions of websites globally. When you are developing a theme or plugin for WordPress, you will need to test it before you go live with the web version. There are many tools to install WordPress locally on Windows. We have also covered on 7 ways to install WordPress locally on Windows. Local is a new tool which allows you to run WordPress from your PC or Mac and test it locally before going live.
With one click installation, creating local WordPress site is an easy task. You do not have to bother about manually setting it yourself. Any site created via Local will automatically have a self-signed certificate created. You also get flexible options like hot-swap PHP 5.6 and PHP 7.3, or try out the latest version of MySQL right from Local.
You can create shareable URLs to demo your local WordPress sites to clients, collaborators, friends, or adoring fans.
Installing Local on Windows is easy process, just download the zip file and install it without having to configure anything.
Use of Local:
- To test themes before going live
- To test WordPress plugins
- Managing database
- Editing CSS files
You can enable the live link from the app and login to admin and manage the local website. Local is supported on Windows Vista till Windows 10. You can download Local from the link below and test WordPress locally.