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Local Beta 5.9.4

Download Local 5.9.4 (Beta) for macOS

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Download Local 5.9.4 (Beta) for Windows

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Download Local 5.9.4 (Beta) as Linux deb (Ubuntu, Debian, Mint)

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Download Local 5.9.4 (Beta) as Linux rpm (Fedora, Red Hat Linux, CentOS)

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What’s New in Local 5.9.4

A community developed add-on, TablesPlus is a modern, native, and friendly GUI for interacting with databases. This add-on only works on macOS at this time. To help improve the plugin to support Windows and Linux, contribute to the local-tablesplus Github repo.

Thank you Aubrey Portwood for developing this Local add-on!


  • Continued improvements to the Image Optimizer add-on including better handling of deleted site data.
  • Improved the scrolling on the Acknowledgements window of the Local app.
  • Image Optimizer will now display the number of images selected to optimize next to the Image Optimizer navigation title.
  • Image Optimizer will now display a spinning icon to indicate the optimization is in progress.

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue where site returns a 502 error when updating plugins while Instant Reload is enabled.
  • Canceling while pushing a site to Flywheel will stop the process and throw an error.
  • The in-app updater for Local add-ons is now working as expected.
  • Fixed a type in Nginx service conf for webp
  • Fixed an issue where the Connect progress overlay wouldn’t always appear while attempting to pull a site from WPE staging.
  • Imagick/Ghostscript is now properly compiled in 7.4.1 to load PDFs and allow WordPress to generate PDF thumbnails for Windows and MacOS.
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