Setting up a wordpress site using Local (for local development)

The process to set up a local wordpress site is quite simple. There are, however, certain settings that need to be changed during the initial setup:

Overview
Create New Site
  • Open Local
  • Click ‘+’
  • Create new site
  • Enter site name
    • Continue
  • Advanced Options
    • Optional: Local site path
    • Continue
  • Choose your environment:
    • Custom
      • for siteground:
        • PHP Version: 7.4.30
        • Webserver: Apache
        • Database: MySQL 5.4
    • Continue
  • Set up WordPress
    • WordPress username
    • WordPress password
    • WordPress email
    • Advanced options
      • Multisite = No
    • Add site

Still under consturction