I recently gave a quick talk about how I use Nginx, HHVM, MariaDB with WordPress on this blog at the March WordPress Meetup in Tokyo. Here are the slides: I’ve published a Vagrant template for the setup detailed in the slides.
I’ve been playing around with Vagrant recently. It really is a great tool for setting up development environments quickly and cleanly – no more local MySQL databases with 100 separate databases! There are a few ways to solve this problem that many WordPress developers have: Use WordPress Multisite mode. Regularly clean your databases up and… Continue reading Vagrant, WordPress, and Theme Development