Local Beta 5.5.1

Release Date: May 19th, 2020

Operating Systems: macOS, Windows, and Linux

Download Local 5.5.1 (Beta) for macOS

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Download Local 5.5.1 (Beta) for Windows

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Download Local 5.5.1 (Beta) as Linux deb (Ubuntu, Debian, Mint)

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Download Local 5.5.1 (Beta) as Linux rpm (Fedora, Red Hat Linux, CentOS)

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What’s New in Local Beta 5.5.1

Improved Keyboard Accessibility

You can now navigate various flows in Local such as the Add Site flow entirely with your keyboard. Also, certain components like the dropdown are now keyboard friendly so this can be taken advantage of all throughout Local.

Keep an eye out for future accessibility improvements.

Keyboard Navigation - Local

Other additions

  • Added text about the services below “Preferred” environment in New Site flow
  • Various text and flow improvements regarding Local Hub

Bug Fixes

  • Various fixes on Windows after the 5.4.2 release such as the MailHog button not working, database information not showing, and a few other frustrating bugs.
  • Fixed issue where search and replace wouldn’t run in some cases after pushing to WP Engine. (Bug Report)
  • Fixed issue where clicking on the show site folder icon on the Site Overview screen would show the site folder in Finder/Explorer rather than opening it