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Opened 7 years ago

#42711 new enhancement

Support for symlinked themes in the themes folder

Reported by: afterlame's profile Afterlame Owned by:
Milestone: Awaiting Review Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: Themes Keywords:
Focuses: template Cc:


Symlinking themes to the theme directory does not work.

This feature is more important than ever, since developers usually use various build tools.
The repository – almost everytime – looks something like this:

├── build
├── src
├── package.json

The build folder contains the generated theme. Currently it is necessary to use a script to copy the build files to the Wordpress theme folder, after a successful build.

It would be much easier to symlink the build folder to the WP themes directory. This way you keep your repository and the WordPress themes folder clean.

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