Complete Workflow Setup

Bill Erickson

  • Bill Erickson’s post My Development Workflow. (Last Checked: 5/1/20)
  • CodeKit – SASS compilation, JS concatenation and minification, live refreshing.
  • Gulp / Webpack / Babel – Learning.
  • WPEngine – dev environment.
  • WP Migrate DB Pro
  • WP Pusher – move changes to production.

Rob Jones

  • Rob Jones’ page A Workflow for WordPress Development. (Last Checked: 5/1/20)
  • Local by Flywheel – dev environment (previously MAMP).
  • Atom – code editor (previously Coda).
  • CodeKit – automation, compiling SASS, minification.
  • Bitbucket – hosted repository.
  • Sourcetree – git GUI.
  • BackupBuddy – site migration.
  • WP Remote – manage multiple sites.

Steve Polito

  • Steve Polito’s Modern WordPress Theme Development in 2019 post.
  • WP-CLI – do as much as possible with this.
  • _s – starter theme.
  • Theme Check plugin – Use throughout dev process.
  • WPGulp – build tool – provides hot reloading, ES6/SASS compilation, minifcation, and concatenation of JS and CSS files.
  • SMACSS/BEM – CSS architecture/naming.
  • typebase.css – typography system.
  • Semantic UI Container, Semantic UI Grid – grid system.

Chris J Allen

  • Chris J Allen’s My Simple WordPress Development Workflow post. (Last Checked: 5/1/20)
  • Local by Flywheel – dev server
  • Digital Ocean – hosting
  • Git – versional control
  • Github – public facing projects repo
  • Gitlab – private projects repo
  • Visual Studio Code – editor
  • Xdebug – debugger
  • Sequel Pro – db management

Tim Nash