Finding the HTML5 Boilerplate Build Script hard work? If you use WordPress but you’re not comfortable with the HTML5 Boilerplate Build Script there’s an easier way. In this article we’ll talk about a free plugin called W3 Total Cache.
My previous article about Dropbox and MAMP was about hacking around ‘old-style’ thinking where MAMP stubbornly stores SQL databases locally. With the announcement of Google Chromebooks, here is an approach that is the complete opposite. We don’t have to force local data on to the web because all our data lives on the web.
Since designing on multiple computers I set about trying to figure out a way to synchronise my local WordPress databases with across multiple computers with Dropbox, every web designer’s favourite syncing service. I found a great article on a blog called StuckTogetherWithTape on how to do this and I’ll walk you through this method in the video.
Getting your head around the Build Script and adapting it for WordPress can take a bit of time, but there’s more! Trying to figure out the best way to publish everything can be a bit of a head-scratcher.
Here’s how to do it using FileZilla, a self-contained FTP program, to get things working smoothly.
In part 2 of the HTML5 Build Script + WordPress tutorial we’ll go through the changes we need to make to the build script so that it works nicely with WordPress. It’s actually not too taxing, but there are a few gotcha’s.