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Setup for using gulp in developing and deploying WordPress themes
// Load plugins
var gulp = require('gulp'),
plugins = require('gulp-load-plugins')({ camelize: true }),
lr = require('tiny-lr'),
server = lr();
// Styles
gulp.task('styles', function() {
return gulp.src('assets/styles/source/*.scss')
.pipe(plugins.rubySass({ style: 'expanded', compass: true }))
.pipe(plugins.autoprefixer('last 2 versions', 'ie 9', 'ios 6', 'android 4'))
.pipe(gulp.dest('assets/styles/build'))
.pipe(plugins.minifyCss({ keepSpecialComments: 1 }))
.pipe(plugins.livereload(server))
.pipe(gulp.dest('./'))
.pipe(plugins.notify({ message: 'Styles task complete' }));
});
// Vendor Plugin Scripts
gulp.task('plugins', function() {
return gulp.src(['assets/js/source/plugins.js', 'assets/js/vendor/*.js'])
.pipe(plugins.concat('plugins.js'))
.pipe(gulp.dest('assets/js/build'))
.pipe(plugins.rename({ suffix: '.min' }))
.pipe(plugins.uglify())
.pipe(plugins.livereload(server))
.pipe(gulp.dest('assets/js'))
.pipe(plugins.notify({ message: 'Scripts task complete' }));
});
// Site Scripts
gulp.task('scripts', function() {
return gulp.src(['assets/js/source/*.js', '!assets/js/source/plugins.js'])
.pipe(plugins.jshint('.jshintrc'))
.pipe(plugins.jshint.reporter('default'))
.pipe(plugins.concat('main.js'))
.pipe(gulp.dest('assets/js/build'))
.pipe(plugins.rename({ suffix: '.min' }))
.pipe(plugins.uglify())
.pipe(plugins.livereload(server))
.pipe(gulp.dest('assets/js'))
.pipe(plugins.notify({ message: 'Scripts task complete' }));
});
// Images
gulp.task('images', function() {
return gulp.src('assets/images/**/*')
.pipe(plugins.cache(plugins.imagemin({ optimizationLevel: 7, progressive: true, interlaced: true })))
.pipe(plugins.livereload(server))
.pipe(gulp.dest('assets/images'))
.pipe(plugins.notify({ message: 'Images task complete' }));
});
// Watch
gulp.task('watch', function() {
// Listen on port 35729
server.listen(35729, function (err) {
if (err) {
return console.log(err)
};
// Watch .scss files
gulp.watch('assets/styles/source/**/*.scss', ['styles']);
// Watch .js files
gulp.watch('assets/js/**/*.js', ['plugins', 'scripts']);
// Watch image files
gulp.watch('assets/images/**/*', ['images']);
});
});
// Default task
gulp.task('default', ['styles', 'plugins', 'scripts', 'images', 'watch']);
{
"name": "wordpress-starter-theme",
"version": "1.0.0",
"dependencies": {},
"devDependencies": {
"gulp": "~3.5.1",
"gulp-autoprefixer": "0.0.6",
"gulp-cache": "~0.1.1",
"gulp-concat": "~2.1.7",
"gulp-imagemin": "~0.1.4",
"gulp-jshint": "~1.3.4",
"gulp-livereload": "~0.3.2",
"gulp-load-plugins": "~0.2.0",
"gulp-minify-css": "~0.2.0",
"gulp-notify": "~0.4.0",
"gulp-rename": "~0.2.2",
"gulp-ruby-sass": "~0.3.0",
"gulp-uglify": "~0.2.0",
"tiny-lr": "0.0.5"
}
}

Hi Matt, do you run gulp on your server after deploying your theme? or just send everything from the theme folder (including sass source files, etc...)?

I'm with @joavpmamede, do you have a deploy regime set up?

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