Morten Rand-Hendriksen recently announced WP Rig,…

Morten Rand-Hendriksen recently announced WP Rig, a community project supported by LinkedIn Learning, Google, XWP, and other members of the WordPress community. It’s being described as a “modern build process and progressive starter theme bundled together.” The goal is to simplify theme development and performance optimization with modern technologies. Some features include:

  • Automated code linting to WordPress Coding Standards
  • Progressive loading of CSS and JavaScript
  • Built-in lazy-loading of images
  • Built-in optional support for the AMP plugin
  • Full integration with VS Code
  • Streamlined workflow with BrowserSync.

It certainly looks impressive, and I can’t wait to try it out.

Also check out Morten’s recent post on making the web accessible through WordPress.

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