How WordPress Works:
The Boot Process

By: Dominic Giglio

Introduction

Who am I?

web://humanshell.net


twit://@human_shell


git://github.com/humanshell


What will we learn?

"In the beginning..."

index.php

WP_USE_THEMES

If you are not displaying the content stored in WordPress or need to display it in a custom page on an existing site.


wp-blog-header.php

wp-load.php

wp-config.php

"Where the wild things load..."

wp-settings.php

1.) Initialization...

2.) Early WordPress Files...

3.) Most of WordPress...

4.) Plugins...

5.) Core Classes...

6.) The Final Stretch...

"Wait, there's more?!"

wp-blog-header.php

The wp() function

template-loader.php

Conclusion

What did we learn?