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Install WP-CLI

The Complete Guide to Installing WP-CLI

The WordPress command line interface (WP-CLI) is a powerful WordPress-developer focused tool. Here at Delicious Brains we use it to help us write tests, manage changes to our site databases,… Read more

Erik

Mar 15, 2022

WP-CLI Packages: Supercharge Your WordPress Development

WP-CLI lets you do pretty much anything you can do in the WordPress admin, but faster and more efficiently with a command-line interface. WP-CLI packages take this even further by… Read more

Mike Davey

Aug 18, 2022

Our Guide to WP-CLI Command Structure

The WordPress command line interface (WP-CLI) is an incredible tool for improving your development workflow. Understanding how commands are structured is key to using WP-CLI to its full potential. In… Read more

Erik

Jun 28, 2022

Installing, Updating, and Managing WordPress Plugins With WP-CLI

WP-CLI allows you to do practically anything you can do in the WordPress admin, but on the command line. This saves a lot of time and provides a cleaner workflow.… Read more

Erik

Jul 26, 2022

Writing Functional Tests for WP-CLI Packages

My last article was part of a short series on automating local WordPress site setup. In that series, we created a WP-CLI package that helps with installing and uninstalling WordPress… Read more

Matt Shaw

Jan 3, 2017

Automating Local WordPress Site Setup with Scripts Part 3: Automating the Rest

This is article 3 of 3 in the series “Automating Local WordPress Site Setup with Scripts” In my last post in the Automating Local WordPress Setup series, I created a… Read more

Matt Shaw

Feb 21, 2017

Automating Local WordPress Site Setup with Scripts Part 2: Creating a WP-CLI Package

This is article 2 of 3 in the series “Automating Local WordPress Site Setup with Scripts” In my previous article in this series, I discussed some simple ways to make… Read more

Matt Shaw

Oct 18, 2016

How to Switch Your WordPress Site from HTTP to HTTPS

Just about every WordPress website should be served over HTTPS instead of HTTP, for reasons of both security and SEO. HTTP content isn’t encrypted, leaving your site vulnerable, and Google… Read more

Matt Shaw

Aug 10, 2022

The Developer’s Advanced Guide to the wp-config File

How well do you really know wp-config? There’s a surprising amount of power in those few lines of PHP! This article is a tour of some bits of wp-config that… Read more

Ross Wintle

Sep 27, 2022

WP Migrate DB Pro 1.7 & CLI Addon 1.3 Released

Just 5 months after our last major release, I’m happy to announce the release of WP Migrate DB Pro 1.7 and CLI addon 1.3. In the past, we’ve struggled with… Read more

Brad

Nov 1, 2016

HTTP/2, HTTPS, Let’s Encrypt and WordPress

TL;DR — HTTP/2 is awesome, but requires HTTPS, which is hard to setup. Let’s Encrypt and WordPress can make HTTPS setup simple and help achieve a faster web sooner. My… Read more

Brad

Dec 8, 2015

Managing WordPress Dev Environments With WP-CLI and Robo

Automating repetitive tasks is one of the best ways to save time in your development workflow. In my day to day work as a plugin developer, I often have to… Read more

Erik

Sep 13, 2022

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Media Files addon 1.3 & CLI addon 1.1 Released

We’ve put a lot of work into these releases and are happy to be sharing them with you finally. For a brief list of the changes, see the Media Files addon changelog or the CLI… Read more

Brad

Jan 26, 2015

Tips for Power Users of WP Migrate DB Pro

Tips for Power Users of WP Migrate DB Pro

As a developer, I love simple tools that do a specific set of tasks really well and then get out of your way. I use tools like MAMP, WP-CLI, Grunt,… Read more

Jeff

Jul 12, 2016

Valet vs VVV vs Chassis: A Comparison Guide to CLI-Based Local WordPress Development Environments

In my last article, I reviewed the best WordPress development environment apps out there. But that’s not all of it, there are a number of great options available as well… Read more

Ram Ratan Maurya

Sep 1, 2020

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WP Migrate DB Pro 1.4.4 & Media Files 1.2 Released

Way back in May, we had Daniel Bachhuber do a code review for us. Daniel is a very talented developer, used to work on the WordPress VIP team and currently… Read more

Brad

Nov 10, 2014

Managing Your WordPress Site With Git and Composer

Managing WordPress with Git and Composer has some big advantages. In particular, it can give you version control and helps get new people up to speed quickly. But it’s not… Read more

Ross Wintle

Jul 6, 2022

The 4 Best Local WordPress Development Environments in 2021: XAMPP vs MAMP vs Local vs DesktopServer

An easy-to-use local testing server is one of the most important tools in a WordPress developer’s utility belt. Developing in a local environment lets you make changes to dev sites… Read more

Ram Ratan Maurya

Jan 14, 2021

WP Migrate DB Pro 1.4 & CLI Addon Released

We’re very excited to announce the final release of WP Migrate DB Pro 1.4 and the new CLI addon. The beta test over the past 4 weeks only revealed one minor… Read more

Brad

Jun 25, 2014

Creating a Custom Table with PHP in WordPress

Have you ever wondered what it takes to create a custom table in WordPress or why you would ever want or need to? WordPress comes with many different ways to… Read more

Evan Mattson

Sep 12, 2017

The Ultimate Guide to Installing WordPress in a Subdirectory

In this article, we look at the benefits and limitations of installing WordPress in a subdirectory, how to install and manage subdirectory installs, and how to move WordPress core out… Read more

Iain

Jan 19, 2022

How We Unit Test WP Migrate DB Pro

When you have a professional grade WordPress plugin such as WP Migrate DB Pro whose core functionality requires communication between two WordPress installations, how on Earth do you set up… Read more

Ian

Jan 29, 2015

WordPress Plugin Review: WP Pusher

WordPress Plugin Review: WP Pusher

While the WordPress core project still uses SVN for version control, it’s pretty safe to say that the vast majority of serious WordPress developers use Git on their own projects.… Read more

Jeff

Jan 26, 2016

WP Migrate DB Pro 1.5 & Multisite Tools Addon 1.0 Released

We’re very excited to announce the release of WP Migrate DB Pro 1.5 and the all-new Multisite Tools addon. We’ve already cheated a little by giving you a video preview… Read more

Brad

Jun 24, 2015