Join Joseph Lowery for an in-depth discussion in this video Development environment requirements, part of Dreamweaver and WordPress: Building Mobile Sites.
Because WordPress is an application that relies on PHP, and MySQL, you'll need…to set up a local development environment to work with it.…While going through all of the steps to create such a development environment is…beyond the scope of this course, I am going to lay out the requirements, and give…you some pointers, including a freely available Lynda.com course.…For WordPress to run, you'll need the following setup on both your hosted site,…and your local system.…First, you'll need a Web server, like Apache, or Microsoft's Internet…Information Server.…
Then, you'll also need a PHP server, version 5.2.4 or better.…Finally, you'll also need a MySQL Server, version 5.0 or higher.…If you're working with a legacy WordPress site that uses WordPress 3.1 or below,…you can go with earlier versions of both PHP, and the MySQL Server.…Make sure that your Web site host meets these requirements before you embark on…using WordPress for a site.…These days, you'll find that most of them do.…Now, if you haven't set up a local development environment yet, and you need to,…
- Setting up an existing WordPress site
- Targeting configurable site elements
- Setting up media queries
- Preparing for adaptive images
- Styling a blog for tablets
- Restructuring navigation for different-sized displays
- Developing a WordPress site for phones
Skill Level Intermediate
Dreamweaver and WordPress: Core Conceptswith Joseph Lowery5h 44m Intermediate
1. Preparing Your Site to Go Mobile
Understanding media queries3m 50s
2. Retrofitting for Multiple Screens
3. Implementing a Full Mobile Redesign Strategy
4. Styling a Blog for Tablets
5. Developing a WordPress Site for Phones
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