Blog


Making website screenshot images with spatie browsershot

April 16, 2022

Today I decided to make screenshots of webpages with spatie/browsershot To install I ran: I also ensured that Puppeteer and chromium-browser were installed, on debian I used. The code is...

Read this post ...

Website metrics

April 13, 2022

looking for sources to create a website score and metrics for a domain / url

Read this post ...

Twitter card and Facebook og:image meta tags for sharing images

April 13, 2022

To further improve the metatags for social media, I created a laravel artisan command to create a Twitter Card Image. The recommended size for a Twitter Card image size should be 1024 pixels by 512...

Read this post ...

Adding share buttons for Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn

April 12, 2022

Adding share this buttons for each page on social media

Read this post ...

Adding social media share buttons with meta tags for facebook and twitter

April 11, 2022

Was looking into adding buttons on my website to share the page link to Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin. The packages I found all had limitations, so I decided to code it all myself. The code is going...

Read this post ...

Monday Morning Updating The Database And Improving The Website Spider

February 28, 2022

Over the weekend, I like to explore new ideas and find potential solutions to improve londinium.com, discover new applications and find new code bases. One area I was looking at is the ability to...

Read this post ...

Ordering websites by distance from Charing Cross

February 19, 2022

Calculating the distance from a latitude and londitude cordinate to a point in PHP.

Read this post ...

Londinium.com set location javascript

February 18, 2022

How I added the ability for the user to set their location using 2 cookies for the features and brands maps.

Read this post ...

SEO Google sitemap.xml for a Laravel website

February 18, 2022

Making sitemaps for Google with a Laravel console command and an AWK one line command line script to process the routes file.

Read this post ...

Overpass API Queries

February 17, 2022

Having been work with Overpass API and developing londinium.com I have spent a great deal of time learning Overpass_QL I wanted to put together a blog post with all the Overpass Queries I have been...

Read this post ...