Local link not working

Issue Summary

One or two sentence summary of the issue.

Local url redirects to live site, I changed the URL on the WordPress dashboard, thinking it wouldn’t matter, but I was wrong!

Troubleshooting Questions

  • Does this happen for all sites in Local, or just one in particular?
    Just One.

  • Are you able to create a new, plain WordPress site in Local and access it in a Browser?


I think so. I can see why not.

Describe the steps that others can take to replicate this issue. If you have screenshots that can help clarify what is happening, please include them!

My local host URL is

But it now redirects to my live site https://www.restaurantespalma.es/

I need to change the URL on my local install WordPress dashboard, but I can’t access the admin dashboard on the local machine because it keeps redirecting me.

How can I bypass the redirect?

System Details

  • Which version of Local is being used?

  • What Operating System (OS) and OS version is being used?

    • For example: macOS Catalina or Windows 10 Professional

Mac Catalina

Thanks in advance for your help.

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