WordPress Development Tools


These WordPress development tool will definitely help you develop an elegant website.

If you’re a WordPress developer, you probably carry out most of your work in test environments. That way, you can play with your plugins, themes, and sites and all you want without breaking anything for real. The only remaining question is, which local WordPress development tool will best suit your needs?

Choosing a setup can get very complex because there are a wide variety of options available. Most importantly, your work-flow will vary widely depending on your pick, so it’s important to know what your options are available to you and what features they offer you.

In this article, we’re going to acquaint you to five of our favorite local WordPress development tool, including:


DesktopServer is a Windows and macOS tool that empowers you to create multiple local WordPress websites using an extremely simple step-by-step wizard.


XAMPP is a short form that stands for Apache, MariaDB, PHP, and Perl. In other words, it is equipped with all the software you need to run WordPress.


In many ways, My Apache, MySQL, PHP (MAMP) is very much identical to XAMPP. It’s also a software stack that empowers you to create WordPress websites (and any other type of website).


Vagrant is a tool that empowers you to run many virtual machines on your computer, and use them as environments for your projects.

Local by Flywheel

The biggest advantage comes from Local’s easy-to-use interface. Setting up a new website is as easy as clicking on a button, and then selecting a few basic configurations.

This is just a small list of some of the tools. There are many more tools available in the market. You have to choose the one which suits you the most or we could guide you for the best one.

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