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WordPress: Workflows

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Be a more efficient WordPress developer. Discover time-tested workflows for building WordPress sites and themes.


  • What are WordPress workflows?
  • What you should know
  • Our workflows
1. Building Your First WordPress Site
  • Your project checklist
  • Tips for choosing a domain
  • Setting up WordPress on a live host
  • Working with content in WordPress
  • Evaluating themes and plugins
  • Managing media in WordPress
  • The customizer and advanced customizing methods
  • Launching and other resources
2. Building Your First Child Theme
  • What is a child theme?
  • Setting up a local dev environment
  • Defining our child theme
  • Migrating a live site to local
  • Testing our theme with extreme content
  • How to handle new content locally
  • Moving our child theme live
  • Wrapping up
3. Developing a Site for a Client
  • Building custom sites with Wordpress
  • Defining roles and responsibilities
  • Creating multiple environments
  • Publishing content to the staging server
  • Setting up a local dev environment
  • Syncing content between environments
  • Using version control
  • An example theme development workflow with Git
  • Testing the site
  • Taking the site live
  • Wrapping up
4. Advanced Build Tools and Workflows
  • What are advanced tools and workflows?
  • Grunt, Gulp, and other build tools
  • Automated testing
  • A note on Gutenberg and React
  • Static site generators
  • Next steps

Taught by

Joe Casabona


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