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Andy Leverenz

February 12, 2017

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How I Prepare a Design for WordPress Development

I use WordPress for a variety of projects. I have to say that I have a love-hate relationship with it for many reasons. I'll save those for another time but for the most part, it's a great content management system that gets the job done. My WordPress development and workflow has evolved in the past couple of years. I used to make use of different tools and was scared of the command line. Slowly but surely I got more comfortable with my approach and now really love it.

When handing a site off to a client my agency Couple of Creatives prefers to allow the ability for a logged-in user to add or edit existing content. The reason for this is two-fold. First, to appease the client and make their lives easier and second, to keep the client from contacting us to make trivial changes. A lot of time can be wasted and as the saying goes, time is money.

The video that lays before you is a walkthrough of me setting up a new theme for a current project. Some resources and tools I use are listed below during my WordPress development:

As always there are many ways to accomplish the same thing. Your own process may vary but I wanted to share my own as a chance to start a discussion around the topic of WordPress theming, tools, etc...

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