Local development environments are a key way to keep your WordPress projects on track. They help you iterate quickly, work offline, and provide a safe testing environment for your latest changes.

In this workshop, see how you can use the new WP Engine DevKit (whether you’re a WP Engine customer or not) to improve your workflows to build better WordPress sites faster.

Whether you’re new to local dev environments, or it’s old-hat to you, come learn how this new product can rock your world!

Experience Level: Intermediate to advanced

Duration: 1 hour 5 minutes (including Q&A)

In this session, we cover:

  • Why use a local development environment
  • Creating a project (set-up)
  • Deploying to staging and live environments
  • Testing and debugging tools
  • Q&A

Register now to watch the on-demand webinar

Our Expert Speakers:

Scott Amerman

Scott Amerman

Product Marketing Manager

WP Engine

Scott enjoys product marketing because it combines two of his favorite things, building cool stuff and telling great stories. He likes taking the technical and making it approachable for everyone.


Chris WiegmanChris Wiegman

Sr. Software Engineer

WP Engine


Chris has been working with WordPress since 2008. A coder and teacher at heart, he's built WordPress plugins and themes, Google Chrome extensions, WordPress development environments and more. If you haven’t already met him at a WordCamp, look for him at your next one...he just might be presenting!