Use Local by Flywheel to build a WordPress local operating environment: create a site

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  • a site
  • Manage site
  • Site file directory
This article is the second part of the topic “Local by Flywheel Building a WordPress Local Operating Environment”, with 4 articles in total:
  • Use Local by Flywheel to build a WordPress local operating environment: introduction and installation
  • Use Local by Flywheel to build a WordPress local operating environment: a site
  • Use Local by Flywheel to build a local WordPress operating environment: manage the database
  • Local by Flywheel Install IonCube Loader extension for

In the previous section, we have installed Local by Flywheel and performed a simple setting, let’s a site.

a site

Click the plus sign in the picture below:

Enter the website name, set the website domain name and directory:

Select the parameters of the website environment Custom:

Set website username, password and email:

Click the ADD SITE button, if you have not installed this environment component before, it may take some time to install:

Manage site

After the site is created, it is the interface as shown in the figure below. The site has been automatically launched. Right-click in the site list and there are various operations. For other operations, please see the interface:

In particular, the software can enable appearance access to the website, but the website has been blocked by the national firewall, and there is no way to access it in China. Later, we will find ways to build an environment to realize this function.

Database management and entry, follow-up will specifically talk the operation of the database management panel:

In the SSL tab, you can enable Https, which only supports local access:

Here is a mail debugging tool, you can see the of the website sending mail, it is a good auxiliary tool for the development of the need to test the mail sending function:

If you install the software extension, you can see more management menus:

Site file directory

Open the website directory, we can see 3 folders, as shown below:

The functions of various folders are as follows:

  • app/public website file directory
  • app/sql website database directory (as long as you close the software or site, you will see this directory)
  • conf configuration file directory for various environments
  • Various log file directories of the logs environment component

Today’s tutorial is here first, and we will talk the operation of the database management panel in detail in the next section.

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