Remote WordPress development requirements and Features
How to Setup a Remote WordPress Environment
Here we need a space on the internet where we can keep all the files, applications, and software to run our WordPress website. You have to pass all the stages without going live until your site is ready to launch.
We recommend Visual Studio IDE for this purpose. You can also look for various cloud-based solutions instead of setting up a virtual environment. But it should support WordPress development. Plug-in and tools installation:
It doesn’t matter what development environment you’re using. For WordPress. You will need a LAMP stack. Let’s go into the details of LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP).
- Linux is ideally used for WordPress. You can also use Apache, MySQL, and PHP with OS, like Mac and Windows.
- Apache is a web server layer that fulfills the requests made by the users on the browser.
- MySQL is the database used to store all the data. It’s completely free to use and store data efficiently.
- PHP, as we know Hypertext Pre-processor, is the programming language that runs on WordPress.
There are plenty of ways to add LAMP stack to your remote WordPress environment. In addition, you can also consider options that come with LAMP stack as an easy installation option. Time and energy is saved by this method. Now you’re ready to access your Remote WordPress development environment. This is done through SSH. You can easily connect to the server through SSH (Secure Shell). However, it depends on the application you choose.