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WordPress’ simple theme development is partly responsible for its success. A developer with front-end and PHP knowledge can consult the excellent Codex and get started on their next masterpiece.
Theme development is possible with just a text editor and graphics package, but modern toolsets can revolutionize your workflow. In this tutorial we’ll use Gulp to run tasks including:
copying newer PHP theme files
compiling Sass SCSS files into a single, minified CSS file
automatically refreshing the browser when files are updated.
What is Gulp?
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