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Push the Local WordPress site to InstaWP

InstaWP allows you to push your local WordPress site with its latest update of the Connect plugin. The users can effortlessly upload the entire locally developed website (whether on LocalWP, XAMPP, MAMP, or WAMP) to InstaWP, with just a few simple clicks. With the InstaWP Connect plugin, the process is now streamlined, quicker, more straightforward, and more dependable than ever.

In this documentation, we will explore the steps to push your local WordPress site to InstaWP.

Let’s get started 🚀

Step 1: Install the LocalWP application in your system and setup the local site. You will be navigated to this screen after setting up your local site.

Step 2: Click on the Open site button to launch the local WordPress website page.

Step 3: Hover on your site name at the top-left corner of the WordPress admin bar, Click on Dashboard > Tools > InstaWP plugin to navigate to the InstaWP plugin page.

Step 4: Click on the Connect button to connect the plugin with your local site on your WordPress account. You will prompted with a window to approve the “Requested access type” Click on the Approve button.

You can visit this doc to set up a new connection.

Step 5: You will be redirected to the Create Staging tab with a command line, click on the Copy label to copy the command.

Step 6: Open the LocalWP application window back and click on the Open site shell to open the PowerShell in your system. Paste the copied code in the PowerShell editor to upload the local site files on the InstaWP server.

It will generate a staging site URL, you can visit the the generated link and explore the Uploaded WordPress site.

Updated on: 16/02/2024

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