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  1. #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


    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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