Local Community

Local Beta 5.9.8

Download Local 5.9.8 (Beta) for macOS

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Download Local 5.9.8 (Beta) for Windows

  • SHA1: 498ba7226916dc8af1be679fea3477b2ee5f89b5

Download Local 5.9.8 (Beta) as Linux deb (Ubuntu, Debian, Mint)

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Download Local 5.9.8 (Beta) as Linux rpm (Fedora, Red Hat Linux, CentOS)

  • SHA1: 27025c607a78172d574a4daf71b99b7dd57e219b

What’s New in Local (5.9.8)


  • PHP 8 is available in Local for versions 5.9.7 and later.
  • Tired of having to start a site before initiating a live link, connect event, or just opening the site? We’ve added functionality to each of those buttons so that they’ll start the site automatically if it’s not already running.
  • UI improvements to the installed add-ons tab. Local will now notify you when an add-on has an available update.

Bug fixes

  • Fixed issue where Reveal in finder / explorer was not functioning properly.
  • Addressed issues with Local updater that prevented some users from updating to the latest version of Local Lightning.
  • Fixed bug that caused sites list to disappear if GraphQL port 4000 was already in use by another application.
  • Database dumping will no longer fail with WordPress 5.6 on WP Engine platform.