WordPress boilerplate with Composer, easier configuration, and an improved folder structure (by roots)

Bedrock Alternatives

Similar projects and alternatives to bedrock

NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts plus user suggested alternatives. Hence, a higher number means a better bedrock alternative or higher similarity.

bedrock reviews and mentions

Posts with mentions or reviews of bedrock. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-07-26.
  • WordPress Core to start using SQLite Database
    5 projects | | 26 Jul 2023
    I really wish Wordpress would ditch the shared-hosting first deployment model and grow up a bit.

    Thankfully exists to bridge the gap if you're absolutely forced to use WP.

    5 projects | | 26 Jul 2023
  • How do you create WordPress websites for your clients?
    4 projects | /r/webdev | 23 Jun 2023
    There are ready-made boilerplates like Bedrock and Sword but, at an architectural level, I'm not a fan of any I've seen.
  • What is your local wordpress development setup?
    2 projects | /r/Wordpress | 20 Jun 2023
    Node (within the docker container) to build theme assets, composer to manage WordPress core + plugins and other dependencies. I built something similar to Roots for project boilerplate, custom starter theme and in-house mu-plugin within it.
  • Modern Plugin Boilerplate - GIT + PHP8 + Composer
    4 projects | /r/ProWordPress | 20 Jun 2023
    Is this any good? for a plugin?
  • WordPlate: WordPress on Composer with sensible defaults
    9 projects | | 25 Feb 2023
    What advantages does WordPlate have over Bedrock[1], some of whose packages WordPlate also uses?


  • WordPress development with GIT
    4 projects | /r/Wordpress | 20 Sep 2022
    No, as far as I know it’s not that easy to accomplish with WordPress. You can use Bedrock ( ) as a Boilerplate for your development process. The Database can not be cloned to each environment that easily. Because every instance is working on it’s own. So if others want to work on their local machine they need a database dump which they have to setup manually on their machine. The only way that comes in my mind is to set up a development site that is accessible for every developer. You could then connect your local WordPress environment with the database from that development site. Everyone would than be working in the same database and everybody could see the changes someone else is making. But I think that wouldn’t be best practice but could be an option.
  • Theme Developer
    3 projects | /r/Wordpress | 18 Sep 2022
  • SWORD: the merge of Symfony and WordPress
    4 projects | | 14 Sep 2022
    So, what Sword really is and what problems does it solve? If you've heard of Bedrock, it's similar but with Symfony. Sword is Symfony running WordPress.
  • Headless WP experiment I: Low-code dashboard approach
    7 projects | | 24 Apr 2022
    The last months I spent researching robust and professional WordPress development workflows. In my mind, that always meant git, composer, deploy pipelines, continous integration etc. See e.g. bedrock.
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