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… Continue reading WordPress management the right way

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… Continue reading Easy wp-cli automation with wp-bootstrap

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… Continue reading WordPress configuration management

WordPress DevOps – The book

Today the eBook on WordPress and DevOps was released.  Go directly to Leanpub and get your copy. What is it about? The challenge When dealing with WordPress sites in the long run, it’s easy to end up in trouble. Have you ever upgrading a plugin just to find that the upgraded version ruined your site? Have… Continue reading WordPress DevOps – The book

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… Continue reading Grunt Automation for WordPress developers

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… Continue reading Developing with WordPress and Vagrant

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… Continue reading Introduction to WordPress and DevOps

WordPress file permissions

  In order for WordPress to be able to install a plugin and plugins or themes automatically there are a number of conditions that have to be met. If all those conditions aren’t met, one-click installations or upgrades won’t happen, instead, whenever you try to upgrade, WordPress will show you the FTP credentials input form. If… Continue reading WordPress file permissions