Introducing Bedrock

Bedrock is a modern WordPress stack that helps you get started with the best development tools and project structure.

Bedrock's main features:

  • Dependency management with Composer
  • Automated deployments with Capistrano
  • Easy development environments with Vagrant – coming soon!
  • Better folder structure
  • Easy WordPress configuration with environment specific files
  • Environment variables with Dotenv

Bedrock is meant as a base for you to fork and modify to fit your needs. It is delete-key friendly and you can strip out or modify any part of it. You'll also want to customize Bedrock with settings specific to your sites/company.

Much of the philosphy behind Bedrock is inspired by the Twelve-Factor App methodology including the WordPress specific version.

Note: Bedrock isn't tied to the Roots starter theme in any way and works with any theme.

View Bedrock on GitHub

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Deploying WordPress with Capistrano

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