With the move from Prospress to Automattic a few months in the past, I thought it’s finally time to have my local development site reflect my new employer. Instead of using prospress.test as my local development domain, I now want to use a8c.test. This is a relatively straightforward process, but I still wanted to make [more…]
Create Local WordPress site with Valet+
This is just a small idea. For more information, see this blog post.
I’ve written previously about developing on WordPress trunk using Valet+. Sometimes, I really just need to spin up a local site without the full trunk setup. Steps (Requires Valet+ and WP CLI, as well as an existing wp DB user with a password of wp) cd ~/Sites/ mkdir wp cd wp wp core download valet [more…]
Plugin and Theme Development with WordPress Trunk
In summary, I’ve used custom config files and a custom Valet driver to enable running a development site using the Trunk version of WordPress. Feel free to skip down to the “Folder Structure” and “Custom Files” sections below if you don’t need any background on why this fancy setup is needed. Background There have been [more…]