Bedrock has been updated with WordPress 5.1.1, a security and maintenance release. Trellis 1.0.2 includes a few minor changes.
Bedrock 1.12.2 has been released with support for WordPress 5.1. WordPress 5.1 includes performance improvements to the new editor and more.
Bedrock 1.12.0 has been released with a couple new features and support for the latest version of vlucas/phpdotenv.
DigitalOcean can be easily used with Trellis, and WordPress sites hosted on a $5 DigitalOcean droplet can handle quite a bit with Trellis and FastCGI caching.
How to use Dependencies.io to automate WordPress and WordPress plugin updates with Composer. Save yourself some time — especially if you're an agency or freelancer who manages multiple sites.
Learn how to deploy your Bedrock and Trellis-based WordPress sites to Kinsta, a managed WordPress host that has Composer and WP-CLI support.
A list of some of the most commonly used WordPress plugins and WordPress utilities/Composer packages from the Roots Community.
Through March 31st, Kinsta is offering free migrations from WP Engine, Flywheel, and StudioPress. Kinsta is the only managed WordPress host we've ever felt comfortable recommending.
How to back up Trellis-based WordPress sites to an S3 bucket with aws-cli and a script running on a cron job.
Recently we've started using OpenCollective to get financial support from the community. Today, we're welcoming some larger sponsors: Kinsta, KM, Harness
wp-cli-login-command is a package by Evan Mattson that creates passwordless links for your WordPress sites. It's as simple as: wp login create username ✨
Just like Bootstrap 4’s recent final release 🎉, Sage 9 is finally out of beta after years of development!
Theme Development with Sage is a book on building well organized & easily maintained WordPress themes using a modern web development workflow.
Starter content allows themes to define suggested settings, pages, widgets, and menus on new WordPress installations. New feature as of WordPress 4.7.
Use Laravel's Valet project to setup a local WordPress development environment with Bedrock in minutes. Valet uses Nginx, PHP 7, along with MariaDB.
After putting it off for months, we've finally migrated from using the Yoast SEO plugin to both the The SEO Framework and Google XML Sitemaps plugins.
Soil is a WordPress plugin which contains a collection of modules for front-end modifications. Cleaner WordPress markup, load jQuery from a CDN and more.
If you’re running PHP 7 then you’ve probably ran into issues with deprecated notices from various WordPress plugins. See how to disable these errors.
2015 was a really big year for Roots with the releases of Sage and Trellis. Our vision is to provide a suite of tools to make WordPress development better.
Sage 8.3.0 introduces setup.php (config.php and init.php combined) and removes the search template, Modernizr, and the ConditionalTagCheck class.
Trellis uses Ansible, and we’re serious about development and production parity. Match your staging/production servers to your development VM.
We use other projects to help make development easier when working on WordPress sites. We stand on the shoulders of giants and let you stand on ours.
Sage 8.2.0 now uses Bootstrap Sass. The nav walker and jQuery CDN features have been moved to Soil. Bootstrap gallery component has also been removed.
We've created a new GitHub repository called roots-example-project.com to show a live, working example of how to use Roots projects together.
We're now selling our products on Easy Dgital Downloads directly from this site instead of on Gumroad. Purchases are processed through Stripe.
We’ve moved HTML5 Boilerplate’s Google Analytics out of Sage and turned it into a Soil module. Soil now has a module for moving all JS to the footer.
This is the 5th major update to the site since 2011. We’ve updated the design, re-branded the starter theme, and released a big update with version 8.0.0.
Learn how to use Gulp and Bower in Sage for WordPress theme development. See BrowserSync in action, learn how to add third-party packages and more.
A WordPress plugin for lightweight social sharing buttons. Mobile-first stylesheet and no external JS dependencies. Supports custom share button templates.
Roots 7.0.0 introduces a leaner Roots, Bower for front-end package management, updated LESS files organization, a Grunt workflow, and more.
The WordPress Stage Switcher plugin allows you to easily switch between environments from the WordPress admin bar.