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
Bedrock – Modern WordPress Stack
Composer – Dependency Manager for PHP
Blueprint CSS (super old, but it’s where things began)
[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
BrowserSync – Time-saving synchronised browser testing
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