If you’ve been a WordPress developer long enough, you probably see the value in creating websites locally. You can avoid costly hosting fees during development, especially if you plan to develop more than one site at a time. Developing locally with MAMP Pro is a popular way to build your site – allowing for a private environment to tweak your design and functionality before revealing it to the world. Hosting providers have also recognized this trend. For example, hosts such as Flywheel offer services that work alongside MAMP to assist you in pushing your site live once it’s built.
In this article, we’ll tell you why using MAMP Pro, rather than their free version, could make your life easier when using local environments. We’ll walk you through all of the features of MAMP Pro, and show you how to use it. Let’s get to it.