WordPress management the right way

I first wrote about Wp-bootstrap in a post a few weeks ago and now it’s time for an update. New version 0.2.2 Version 0.2.2 that was released today is actually quite a release. In this version, Wp-bootstrap is now feature complete to the extent that everything I described in my book, WordPress DevOps is now possible to […]

Easy wp-cli automation with wp-bootstrap

I’ve created a PHP Composer package to provide an easier way to automate WordPress installations using wp-cli. If you are unfamiliar with wp-cli and composer. I suggest you read up on composer here, wp-cli here and the rationale of automation in my book or in my blog series on the subject. Another great resources for learning more […]

WordPress configuration management

This is the 4th post in a series of developing for WordPress in a DevOps friendly way. The other articles: Introduction to WordPress and DevOps Developing with WordPress and Vagrant Grunt Automation for WordPress developer WordPress configuration management In the previous posts in this series we’ve been looking at how to work with Vagrant and WordPress and […]

Grunt Automation for WordPress developers

This is the third article in a series of developing for WordPress in a DevOps friendly way. The previous articles: Introduction to WordPress and DevOps Developing with WordPress and Vagrant Grunt Automation for WordPress developers WordPress configuration management In the previous two posts we’ve had a look at the various tools we need to create an […]

Developing with WordPress and Vagrant

This is the second post in a series of developing for WordPress in a DevOps friendly way. The other articles: Introduction to WordPress and DevOps Developing with WordPress and Vagrant Grunt Automation for WordPress developers WordPress configuration management Lets recap a bit to last post in this series. Vagrant is a piece of software that will help you […]

Introduction to WordPress and DevOps

This is the first article in a series of developing for WordPress in a DevOps friendly way. The other articles: Introduction to WordPress and DevOps Developing with WordPress and Vagrant Grunt Automation for WordPress developers WordPress configuration management In this post, we’ll talk about what DevOps means to WordPress developers.  Can DevOps deal with WordPress and perhaps more important, can […]

eBook on WordPress development and deployment

Last weeks I’ve been busy finishing up an eBook with the kind of straight forward title: WordPress DevOps – Strategies for developing and deploying with WordPress It’s a 100 page guide covering how You can get WordPress to work a little bit better in a proper development process, covering automation, testing and deployment. If you’re interested, […]

Mysql Workbench on Ubuntu 14.10

As a friendly tip for anyone else who: Just upgraded to Ubuntu 14.10 Use Mysql Workbench a lot Use the built in TCP/IP over SSH to connect to remote servers. There’s a big chance that you saw this: Problem In Ubuntu 14.10 the package python-paramiko was upgraded to 1.15. The package is used by Python […]

WordPress management – looking for beta testers

One of the projects I’m working on is called Remote Control Panel for WordPress and is getting ready for beta testing. Or to be honest, we’re still in the middle of functional testing so we could still be a couple of weeks away. But we still think it’s time to start recruiting beta testers for […]

A slow host is a bad host

Just a quick post about a discovery I just made. When using the Load Time Profiler plugin to measure load time, it’s possible to compare two hosting environments by looking at the first part of the load process, before any plugins or theme files are loaded. The last point such point measured by the plugin […]