Using Docker compose to develop plugins – Part 2

In this, the second part of the series showing a docker compose based development environment for wordpress, we look the rest of the files in the system and the commands which are run to complete the install and configuration of the site. A reminder that the first part of the…

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Using Docker compose to develop plugins – Part 1

When I first started the Develop with WordPress site, some of the earliest articles I wrote were a series on installing wordpress. These articles are still a useful resource when it comes to installing on a server or laptop running Linux, but often you don’t want to install server processes…

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WordPress install process and DNS

In this, the final part of the wordpress install series, I’m going to walk through the famous wordpress 5 minute install, and also talk about the changes required to the DNS to get the new site visible on the internet. DNS changes In fact and probably obviously, the DNS needs…

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Installing WordPress – Apache web server configuration

In this part of the Installing WordPress series we look at the WordPress Apache web server configuration files necessary to get your WordPress site on the Internet. WordPress Apache web server configuration A basic wordpress apache web server configuration file is shown in the section below. In most apache installations…

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Nginx web server configuration

In this, the third part of the series about installing wordpress, we cover WordPress web server configuration. This is the file you need to create within the web server sites directory so that your new wordpress site appears on the Internet. The main two web servers in use at the moment…

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Installing WordPress – Database creation and configuration

This article follows on from the last article I wrote and continues the theme of installing the wordpress software on your server. In the last article we dealt with downloading the software and installing it on the server – this article deals with wordpress database creation; setting up the database…

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Installing WordPress – introduction and download

In this series of posts I’m going to cover one of the first steps you need to take before you can start developing with wordpress, which is the process of installing WordPress. Before I get into the detail, I’ll just add that there is also the option of creating a…

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Welcome to Develop with WordPress

Hi and welcome This is the first post on a new site I’m in the process of setting up which is going to provide a resource for people new to wordpress development. I’m hoping to cover some basic operations like installing wordpress, and setting up debugging, to more advanced topics…

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