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A small framework that provides features to develop a real WordPress Application.


Alter uses Composer to manage dependencies, so you need to install Composer to use Alter.

Enter in the WordPress themes directory and run:

composer create-project alterfw/alter <theme-name> --prefer-dist


You can read more about how Alter works in the documentation page.


This project doesn't have an styleguide yet but you should follow the existing code. Before create any pull requests make sure that all tests are passing.

Development Environment

To setup de development environment first download Docker and create a virtual machine:

docker-machine create --driver virtualbox default
eval "$(docker-machine env default)"

Then run:

docker-compose up

This will create a WordPress and a theme with Alter.