WordPress is widely renowned for its hassle-free user experience, but website, plugin, or theme developers have different requirements to that of an end user. Many have heard the advice to “never work on a live site”, and setting up a WordPress development environment is a key consideration you should make in order to keep the WordPress police from your door.
In this article, we’ll explore what a WordPress development environment is, why it’s vital for your workflow, and how to set yours up in five steps. Let’s get cracking!
What a WordPress Development Environment Is?