Set Up Valet on macOS for Local WordPress Development

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This is a guide on how to set up Laravel Valet on macOS for a WordPress local development environment. Using Valet as a WordPress local development solution has the main benefits of speed, being light weight and using less configurations to go wrong than say a solution like Vagrant. Valet runs only on macOS and…

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Add phpMyAdmin to ServerPilot

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By default when you set up a ServerPilot instance no GUI app is installed for MySQL interaction, ServerPilot recommend using Adminer which has a similar interface to phpMyAdmin and sits as a standalone single php file which you can use for individual database users. This guide however goes through using phpMyAdmin instead and using it…

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Remove Unused Image Media Sizes In Your WordPress Theme

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Keeping your WordPress image media library under control can mean a big difference to your site loading faster as well as your hard disk size footprint with the ability to easily back up or migrate your site. You basically need to remove any unused image sizes and images themselves not used, optimise existing image sizes and ensure future…

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Set up WordPress Code Standards on Visual Studio Code on macOS

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Here is a guide on how to get WordPress code standards using  PHPCodesniffer on Visual Studio Code text editor using the WordPress code standards, this will be done via adding PHPCodesniffer via Composer, you can also add PHPCodesniffer via Pear or Homebrew, I used to have it running via Pear but have found it to be not as reliable…

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