Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen for an in-depth discussion in this video Set up your development environment, part of WordPress: Building Progressive Themes with WP Rig.
- [Instructor] The first step in building … custom WordPress themes with WP Rig … is to set up a robust development environment … on your computer. … You'll need a local server environment … to run WordPress itself, a code editor or IDE, … and all the browsers you can get your hands on for testing. … These will work in combination with the build tools … in WP Rig to make up your development environment. … My preferred setup, and the one I'm using in this course, … is Local by Flywheel on Windows and Mac OS … for my local server environment, … a fresh WordPress install populated … with the WordPress Theme Unit Test data, … and the development plugins, including Monster Widget … and Show Current Template, … and finally VS Code with the editor config ESLint, … PHP IntelliSense, phpcs, Prettier, … and stylelint extensions installed. … All these tools are free and can be installed … across Windows, Mac OS, and Linux. … To follow along I recommend you set up … the same or similar tools on your computer. …
- Setting up a WordPress theme development environment
- Installing WP Rig
- Building, activating, and testing a new progressive theme
- Editing CSS
- Using web fonts
- Editing existing templates
- Adding advanced features
- Translating a theme
Skill Level Beginner
WP Rig: A primer2m 5s
1. Configure a Development Environment for WP Rig
2. Install and Configure WP Rig
4. PHP and WordPress Templates
6. Extending WP Rig: A Practical Example
7. Going Further with WP Rig
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