InstantWP – your local WordPress installation

  • InstantWP is a complete standalone, portable WordPress development environment.
  • It will turn almost any Windows or macOS machine into a WordPress development server.
  • InstantWP is free software, published under the GPL v3 License.
  • Of course InstantWP is spyware and adware free ๐Ÿ™‚

Download InstantWP for macOS

Just a few reasons you will love InstantWP

Painless Installation and Setup of a Local WordPress installation

Download, unzip and watch a progress bar – in about a minute you have WordPress installed.

Easy Access to WordPress Shortcuts

One button click will launch the local WordPress installation and WordPress Dashboard.

Web Based File Managerย 

Manage themes and plugins via the web browser using the InstantWP Web File Manager




Built in SSH Terminal

One button click will launch an SSH Terminal and log you into the InstantWP Linux Virtual Machine.

SFTP Included

Manage your InstantWP website via the supplied SFTP client – WinSCP on Windows and Fugu on macOS.

You should also look at the installation page, InstantWP documentation and take a look at some nice InstantWP screenshots.