Making changes to your site(s) hosted via WP Engine is easy. Besides, the other two environments (staging and development) provided for rolling out and testing updates. With WP Engine, you can pull down your site to your computer using Local by Flywheel to make changes.
In this lesson, we will take you through connecting your WP Engine site(s) to Local.
Using the downloaded setup, install Local on your respective operating system.
When done with the installation, launch the application.
Go to the Connect Page on the Local application to connect Local to WP Engine.
Then, click “Connect To A Platform”.
Local can connect to two hosting platforms
In this lesson, we will be connecting WP Engine host to Local.
Click “Log In” on the WP Engine option.
To connect your WP Engine to Local, you need to have the following credentials;
To generate these credentials. You enable API access on your account.
To get the connect “Credentials“. Then, follow the steps in the video tutorial shared below.
After verifying the API credentials, local will establish a successful connection to WP Engine. A list of all your sites hosted via WP Engine will display on the Local Connect Page.