Forge is a toolkit for bootstrapping and developing WordPress themes.
Current Version: 0.5.0
$ gem install forge
Create your new theme project:
$ forge create your_theme
Change to your new project directory:
$ cd your_theme
Link to your WordPress theme folder:
$ forge link /path/to/wordpress/wp-content/themes/your_theme
Watch for changes and start developing!
$ forge watch
Press Ctrl + C to exit watch mode
Build your theme into the build_here directory:
$ forge build build_here
Package your theme as your_theme.zip:
$ forge package your_theme
Get a little help with the Forge commands:
$ forge help
See the user's manual for more information.
Note for upgrading existing projects to 0.5.0:
As of version 0.5.0, Forge no longer generates the header of your style.css file based on the values in
Instead, you need to write your own header and include it in style.css.scss yourself to generate a valid theme stylesheet.
If you have any questions on migrating, open a new issue and we'll help you sort it out!