Wordup Alternatives

    Wordup is described as 'open-source development toolkit for setting up and managing your local WordPress Theme/Plugin development, so that you can totally focus on coding' and is an app in the Development category. There are seven alternatives to Wordup for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Wordpress, Linux and MySQL Community Edition. The best alternative is Local by Flywheel, which is free. Other great apps like Wordup are DesktopServer (Freemium), InstantWP (Free, Open Source), WordPress Portable (Free) and Theme Juice (Paid).

    This page was last updated Sep 1, 2021

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Stop debugging local environments and spend more time launching WordPress sites. SPEED AND SIMPLICITY Flywheel is fast and functional, so we brought those features to the slickest local WordPress development application in the world.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Wordpress
      Choose fictional domain names to personalize each of your projects and create dozens of virtual servers in seconds. WordPress designers and developers seldom work on a single project.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • MySQL Community Edition
      • Apache HTTP Server
      • PHP
      • Wordpress
      InstantWP is a complete standalone, portable WordPress development environment. It will turn almost any Windows or macOS machine into a WordPress development server. It will even run from a USB key.

      Discontinued

      No release since 2018. The developer doesn't seem to answer bug reports and issues on GitHub anymore, and the used port (10080) is now blocked by default on modern browsers (see https://github.com/webtoolsgroup/InstantWP/issues/103).

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    1. WordPress Portable is a free program for Windows that automatically ships with everything needed to run WordPress locally. All you need to do is to extract the package contents on your system after download and start the WordPress Portable executable afterwards.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 3.5, can be still downloaded from the Box link on the official website

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    2. Theme Juice is a powerful Mac app that creates local WordPress sites with just a click.
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    3. Pressmatic is a robust local WordPress manager for Mac. All sites are isolated in individual Docker containers.

      Discontinued

      Pressmatic is now Local by Flywheel , it was acquired.

    4. Valet is a Laravel development environment for Mac minimalists. No Vagrant, no hosts file. You can even share your sites publicly using local tunnels. Yeah, we like it too.
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