December 19, 2017
The struggle is real. Managing WordPress core settings as well as other settings, like Advanced Custom Fields setup, and carrying those things over to other environments without completely wiping and replacing the entire database is a major pain point.
Maybe your production environment is holding your content where your client is entering data but your dev or local environments are still being developed and settings & configurations are still changing. You do not want to push up your entire dev database to your production environment and lose all the content your client is entering. That’s where configuration management comes into play!
We will cover what configuration management is, how you can start to use it and the concepts to take it even further.