Local development sites¶
Hosting on your own computer or a local server is safe way to run your WordPress site, away from the public and with all the power of your laptop/desktop/raspberryPi, etc!
One of our developers is working on a local WordPress development environment, made specifically for WordPress to static website usage. Check out Lokl.
I wasn’t happy with any of the 1-click local WordPress environments, that would work well across OS’s and suit ideal WordPress to static site workflows.
One day, I finally figured out a way to design it simply - Lokl!
Other local WordPress environments¶
Some popular products for setting up a WordPress instance locally (on your own computer):
Bitnami WordPress Stack (Linux/macOS/Win)
Local by Flywheel (macOS/Win) (rather terrible)
And these, more developer focused tools: