Vagrant base setup for WordPress themes
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Vagrant WordPress Theme Base

by Mike Green

Setup

  1. Install Ansible if you don't already have it. You'll need it to provision the box. https://github.com/ansible/ansible
  2. Clone and cd into this repo
  3. Reinitialize the repo to make it your own like so: rm -rf .git && git init
  4. Edit Vagrantfile and change THEME_NAME to the name of your theme on line 26.
  5. Run vagrant up. Let it download the base box and provision it.
  6. Visit http://localhost:8888/ and setup WordPress. MySQL username is root, password is root, DB name is wordpress_dev
  7. Build a WordPress theme inside the build folder.

About the Base Box

The base box for this setup is an opinionated Debian Wheezy 64bit Linux installation that comes with the following goodies:

  • Nginx v1.6.1 from dotdeb.org
  • PHP v5.4.30 from dotdeb.org
  • Ruby v2.1.2
  • Node v0.10.29

I update the box around once a month, updating packages and installing whatever new stuff I need for projects. The box is available separately from this repo on Vagrant Cloud: https://vagrantcloud.com/mikedamage/wheezy64-wordpress-base