Setting up a Wordpress Development Environment with Docker

with James Pierce


There are many options available for running a WordPress development environment. From spinning up a local MAMP/WAMP/LAMP stack, to the flashy GUIs of tools like Local, James has tried quite a few of them, and found that a lightweight environment with composed Docker containers can be a very effective approach.

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James Pierce is a full stack developer at where he builds web software that people love to use. Previously, he was a software engineer at Real Geeks. He has worked on projects for clients like Dr Pepper, Shiner and Schwab, but he cut his teeth on Doom mods and Geocities fan pages. You can follow him at @_jameswpierce.

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