How do I develop WordPress plugins locally and conveniently update the files on my server?
Hi, I'm completely new to this and have no idea what I'm doing at all. I have set up a WordPress droplet with one-click WordPress app on Ubuntu 16.0.4. It's a nice experience so far, I'm meddling with themes and stuff.
Now I'm developing a WordPress plug-in but I find myself zipping up the file and uploading it with every change. Is there a way I could more conveniently push my changes to Digital Ocean? It doesn't have to be as convenient as heroku, but zipping it everytime and uploading it through the WordPress admin panel doesn't feel like the way to do things either.
I have no idea how to approach everything, I'm also using a Windows 7 computer. And I other than using putty.exe to activate the droplet, I have no idea how anything works. Can someone point me in the way to do things? Digital Ocean seems to be a really good service and I would really love to be a long term user.