Unable to install WordPress website locally

What issue or error are you experiencing?

We are seeking support so that we can unpack that archived website. Specifically, we are trying to locate the video on the archived website’s ‘Contact Page’. Thank you in advance!


What steps can be taken to replicate the issue? Feel free to include screenshots, videos, etc


System Details

  • Local Version:

  • Operating System (OS) and OS version:


Local Logs

Attach your Local Logs here (Help Doc - Retrieving Local’s Log)


Security Reminder
Local does a pretty good job of scrubbing private info from the logs and the errors it produces, however there’s always the possibility that something private can come through. Because these are public forums, always review the screenshots you are sharing to make sure there isn’t private info like passwords being displayed.

Hi @MotionTherapy

If you have a zip file containing the site’s WP Content and SQL database you can try just dragging and dropping that over the Local app to get the import started. If you’re getting an error or something you can try just creating a new blank site (start by clicking the plus button in the bottom left corner) and then import your files manually. We have walk through steps for both import methods here: