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WordPress Playground: a fun way to learn WordPress

Stephanie O'Hanley

WordPress Playground came up yesterday during the monthly iThemes Training Plugin Roundup.

It’s a way to play with WordPress in the browser. You can build a theme, build an entire site and test a plugin.

Developers on Macs can even connect the playground with Visual Studio Code.

If you’ve never worked with the block editor before, it’s an excellent introduction. No worries about making mistakes or breaking your site. Everything you do is private, in your own browser.

To use this new WordPress sandbox, visit

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About the author
Stephanie O'Hanley is a former journalist turned web developer based in Greater Montreal. As a freelance journalist her work appeared in daily, alternative and community newspapers and digital publications. As a WordPress virtual assistant and developer, she builds websites, offers website support and maintenance, and writing and editing services. She enjoys helping nonprofit, individual, and small business clients in the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada make their websites better.

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