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Local by Flywheel vs WP Rocket : What are the differences?

Local by Flywheel: A way to develop WordPress locally. It is a free local development environment designed to simplify the workflow of WordPress developers and designers. It makes creating a local WordPress site a light breeze. Any site created with it, will automatically have a self-signed certificate created; WP Rocket : Premium Caching Plugin for WordPress. Speed up your WordPress website, more trafic, conversions and money with this caching plugin. Caching creates an ultra-fast load time, essential for improving Search Engine Optimization and increasing conversions.

Local by Flywheel and WP Rocket belong to "CMS Tools" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by Local by Flywheel are:

  • ONE-CLICK WORDPRESS INSTALLATION
  • HASSLE-FREE LOCAL SSL SUPPORT
  • SSH + WP-CLI ACCESS

On the other hand, WP Rocket provides the following key features:

  • Minimal Configuration, Immediate Results
  • Page Caching
  • Cache Preloading
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    What is Local by Flywheel?

    It is a free local development environment designed to simplify the workflow of WordPress developers and designers. It makes creating a local WordPress site a light breeze. Any site created with it, will automatically have a self-signed certificate created.

    What is WP Rocket ?

    Speed up your WordPress website, more trafic, conversions and money with this caching plugin. Caching creates an ultra-fast load time, essential for improving Search Engine Optimization and increasing conversions.

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    What are some alternatives to Local by Flywheel and WP Rocket ?
    MAMP
    It can be installed under macOS and Windows with just a few clicks. It provides them with all the tools they need to run WordPress on their desktop PC for testing or development purposes, for example. It doesn't matter if you prefer Apache or Nginx or if you want to work with PHP, Python, Perl or Ruby.
    XAMPP
    It consists mainly of the Apache HTTP Server, MariaDB database, and interpreters for scripts written in the PHP and Perl programming languages.
    Bitnami
    Our library provides trusted virtual machines for every major development stack and open source server application, ready to run in your infrastructure.
    Docker
    The Docker Platform is the industry-leading container platform for continuous, high-velocity innovation, enabling organizations to seamlessly build and share any application — from legacy to what comes next — and securely run them anywhere
    Vagrant
    Vagrant provides the framework and configuration format to create and manage complete portable development environments. These development environments can live on your computer or in the cloud, and are portable between Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux.
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