Using Composer with WordPress

Composer is a command line dependency management tool designed for PHP. Come learn how Composer can help you:

  • Simplify new project creation
  • Minimize duplication of code in your project repositories
  • Quickly install and update plugins and themes in bulk
  • Manage versioning within your project
  • Follow best practices when managing code for your projects



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Quick Start

  • Install Composer by running
    curl -sS | php && mv composer.phar /usr/local/bin/composer
  • Check the install by running composer diagnose
  • Setup a WordPress project by running composer create-project wpscholar/wp-skeleton
  • Check the in the project directory for final setup instructions


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