Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen for an in-depth discussion in this video Sidebar: Configure Browsersync SSL, part of WordPress: Building Progressive Themes with WP Rig.
- [Narrator] Quick side bar, BrowserSync allows … for local SSL certificates and communications through HTTPS, … but it requires a bit of set up. … This is important because WP Rig is optimized … for the HTTP/2 protocol, and HTTP/2 requires SSL. … So if you want to test these advanced features … in a proper encrypted environment, … you need BrowserSync to use SSL. … For this reason, WP Rig can generate SSL certificates … for you automatically. … Let me show you how to get this to work. … First, you need to go to your terminal … and terminate whatever process is currently running. … On Windows, you do that by hitting Control + C, … on Mac OS you do it by hitting Command + Zed, I believe. … Once any current running process is terminated, … you can run a special command npm run generateCert. … This will generate a certificate … and place it inside our current local WP Rig folder. … Run the command, a new folder appears … inside our project called BrowserSync. … It has two certificate files, a cert file and a key file. …
- 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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