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WordPress Responsive Theme Design by Dejan Markovic

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Setting up the WordPress environment

In order to achieve a responsive design for a WordPress site, you need a WordPress theme that employs the basic techniques of RWD.

In this section, we will cover:

  • Installing and setting up WordPress
  • Setting up underscores (the starter theme) and explaining why we use it
  • Installing the WordPress theme's unit test data
  • Installing the Developer plugin

Installing and setting up WordPress

Before we begin with any coding, we need to make sure that we set up our development environment. There are numerous ways we can do it, but my preference is to have:

  • Local installation on the hard drive
  • Automatic syncing to our server (this step is optional)

I perform autosyncing to my server because my local environment is Windows and my ...

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