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WordPress is a great CMS, but it doesn’t come with Composer support out of the box. Are looking to maintain your WordPress websites and applications like a professional? If so, take a look at some of our tools and packages:

The roots/wordpress Composer package

composer require roots/wordpress

Number of roots/wordpress installs:


Use the roots/wordpress Composer package to install WordPress with Composer. This package is a mirror of the WordPress core files, so it’s always up to date with the latest WordPress release.

You can learn more about our WordPress Composer package from our blog posts:

Bedrock, our WordPress boilerplate

composer create-project roots/bedrock

Bedrock ships with a composer.json file that includes the roots/wordpress Composer package. It’s also configured with WordPress Packagist so that so any plugins from the plugin directory can easily be required:

composer require wpackagist-plugin/woocommerce