#156: Modern WordPress using Bedrock and Sage with Ben Word and Scott Walkinshaw - The Changelog

Our guests this week are Ben Word and Scott Walkinshaw. Ben and Scott run Roots, a team of folks who help you build better WordPress sites faster with Bedrock and Sage.

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In this episode we talk about a more modern WordPress stack, Bedrock and Sage, dependency management, WordPress deployment, smarter development setup with tools like Ansible and Vagrant, and so much more.

If you’re someone who wants to use WordPress in more modern ways, this show is for you.

“I think we’re all on the same page when it comes to WordPress. WordPress is a lemon, but the industry likes WordPress, so let’s make lemonade.” – 1:00:57

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Show notes and links

Ben Word (@retlehs) on Twitter

Ben Word (@retlehs) on GitHub

Scott Walkinshaw (@swalkinshaw) on Twitter

Scott Walkinshaw (@swalkinshaw) on GitHub

Roots – Modern WordPress Development

Sage – WordPress Starter Theme

roots/sage

Bedrock – Modern WordPress Stack

roots/bedrock

Composer – Dependency Manager for PHP

Blueprint CSS (super old, but it’s where things began)

roots/bedrock-ansible

roots/roots-example-project.com

[Screencast] Using Composer With WordPress

Screencasts from Roots

#142: Laravel PHP Framework with Taylor Otwell

Ansible – DevOps made simple

Vagrant – Create and configure lightweight, reproducible, and portable development environments

Varying-Vagrant-Vagrants/VVV

BrowserSync – Time-saving synchronised browser testing

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