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Posts tagged: CLI

How to Use tmux for Remote & Local Development

The tmux terminal multiplexer is often used in remote development, but it has interesting applications for local dev work as well. In this article, I’ll explain what a terminal multiplexer… Read more

Ian

May 25, 2022

PHP and cURL: How WordPress makes HTTP requests

cURL is the workhorse of the modern internet. As its tagline says, cURL is a utility piece of software used to ‘transfer data with urls‘. According to the cURL website,… Read more

Peter Tasker

Mar 24, 2021

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

WP-CLI Packages We Can’t Live Without

I think most developers would agree that WP-CLI (the self-described “command-line interface for WordPress”) is the best thing to happen to WordPress since my-hacks.php. It is my favorite way to… Read more

Jeff

Jan 23, 2018

Building a Command Line Daemon in PHP to Emulate AWS SQSD

Sometimes when you’re building a project there are parts of the architecture that exist on production that don’t exist on your development machine. Those missing parts (like proprietary software that’s… Read more

Gilbert Pellegrom

May 30, 2017

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

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

Remotely Backup Your WordPress Database and Media with WP Migrate DB Pro CLI

Keeping regular backups of your WordPress installs is arguably one of the most important things you should be doing after you launch a site. In fact, if you search for… Read more

Jeff

Jun 3, 2015

Managing Your WordPress Site with Git and Composer Part 1 – Storing WordPress in Git

This is article 1 of 4 in the series “Managing Your WordPress Site with Git and Composer” Welcome to the first post in a series on Managing Your WordPress Site… Read more

Gilbert Pellegrom

May 29, 2015

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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

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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