How to deliver WordPress like a PRO

How to deliver WordPress like a PRO

December 17, 2020

On Tuesday, December 15, Raphael and I ran our second webinar on the official Buddy YouTube Channel followed by a Q&A section. This time we focused on WordPress delivery automation and presented five rules that will help you deliver better quality themes, plug-ins, and WordPress websites much faster.

5 rules of WordPress delivery by Buddy

Timestamps

Below you'll find a complete list of events in the webinar. Click the link to jump to the desired moment in the video.

  • 00:00 – Introduction
  • 04:20 – Rule #1: Keep everything in version control
  • 05:18 – Supported Git providers
  • 06:15 – Configuration as code (YAML)
  • 07:08 – Pipeline overview
  • 07:25 – Rule #2: Automate everything
  • 08:27 – Configuration through UI
  • 10:48 – Parallelism
  • 11:50 – Project overview
  • 12:15 – Automatic deployment
  • 14:52 – Caching dependencies
  • 17:12 – Trigger conditions (actions)
  • 21:02 – Trigger conditions (pipeline)
  • 22:44 – Rule #3: Release often
  • 25:32 – Rule #4: Build quality in
  • 27:36 – Staging websites with sandboxes (introduction)
  • 28:55 – Sandboxes configuration
  • 32:35 – Launching WordPress in sandbox
  • 38:36 – Manual deployment confirmation
  • 39:27 – Visual tests
  • 44:44 – Rule #5: Plan. Do. Study. Act.
  • 47:52 – Summary
  • 50:33 – Q&A 1: WordPress backups
  • 53:35 – Q&A 2: Using Composer in WP
  • 54:42 – Q&A 3: Database migrations (MySQL)

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Alexander Kus

Alexander Kus

Customer Success Manager
A story-teller and conversation-lover, Alexander decided to invest his skills to help his friends at Buddy transform the cold language of patch notes into exciting narratives. Also: an avid gamer, hip-hop DJ, Liverpool FC fan, absentminded husband, and the father of two.

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