So you want to either to hire a developer to do all the work, or at the bare minimum, just get you started. What do you need to consider or do in order to be ready to be take over the project, or do it on your own.
Find a Suitable Text Editor or IDE
Once you have your server set up, you’ll need a good text editor. Experienced developers often have their favorites – they already know that a good, easy to use development-oriented text editor will increase your efficiency.
There are plenty of text editors available, and discussions about their various merits tend to be heated. In our case, we’re big fans of Atom thanks to its variety of packages (or extensions) and auto-completion system. If you choose to follow in our footsteps, here’s an excellent introduction to the tool.
If you’re looking for something a little more than a text editor, you should consider an Integrated Development Environment (IDE). These combine the functionality of a text editor with other development and project management features. They’re not necessarily better, but they can be more efficient if you’d rather keep the number of tools in your environment to a minimum.
Pick a Suitable Browser
Most modern browsers ship with their own set of developer tools, which makes them ideal for working on WordPress websites. For example, take the Chrome DevTools. They enable you to debug sites and test them for responsiveness, all without leaving your browser
Each browser’s set of developer tools are different, but a few share some significant functionality, such as Chrome and Firefox. The latter even provides a browser tailor-made for your needs, called Firefox Developer Edition: