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Announcing the roots/wordpress Composer Package


#1

Originally published at: https://roots.io/announcing-the-roots-wordpress-composer-package/

We are excited to announce our new composer package for installing WordPress: roots/wordpress. This is a drop-in replacement for the johnpbloch/wordpress package Bedrock has used since November 2014. We recommend using roots/wordpress going forward. Why a new package? First of all, it’s disappointing that any non-official WordPress package is still needed. These packages exist because…


#2

Austin is back in the building!

So if I just update all my existing composer.jsons, it should be pretty seamless?


#3

That’s the goal! Be sure to let us know if you run into problems, though.


#6

How quickly does roots/wordpress sync up to the main WordPress? WordPress 5.1.1 is out but it does not yet seem available through roots/wordpress.


#7

The cron script we’re using has an issue that @swalkinshaw is fixing - @austin triggered the past couple builds manually. Should hopefully be fixed soon!


#8

It is, if you do “wp valet new test --project=bedrock”, you’ll see this in composer:

"roots/wordpress": "5.1.1",