Laravel (27 posts)

Laravel 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...

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Laravel 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...

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Laravel 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...

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Laravel 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...

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Laravel 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.

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Laravel Laravel Mix / Node JS versions and webpack fun

February 15, 2022

A morning of trying to get npm run working with package version uncompatability and downgrading nodejs.

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Laravel Laravel Dusk Testing

February 14, 2022

I do like testing websites, both as I code them, after they are running, but also to extract the odd snippet of data. Laravel has a Browser testing environment called Dusk It uses the chrome...

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Laravel Laravel Dusk Testing A Responsive Website

January 23, 2022

My first blog about testing londinium.com. making screenshots at each reponsive size.

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Laravel Adding an artisan command route:check for duplicate routes

January 23, 2022

My attempt to add a new route:check command failed as the core getRoutes function removes duplicates. So i wrote it using AWK.

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Laravel Updating Londinium Adding Nearest Websites

January 21, 2022

Updating londinium.com, adding nearest websites information, a faster API mirror, compressed javascript and more postcodes on the frontpage map.

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Laravel Using Overpass API Mirrors, CORS Errors and adding a loading message

January 19, 2022

Investigating using different Overpass API servers, fixing the CORS error and adding a loading message...

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Laravel Importing OSM Overpass API Data To MYSQL

January 4, 2022

A php script to import Overpass API data from Openstreetmap into MYSQL using JSON.

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Laravel Extracting More Data From The Overpass API (Part 3)

December 24, 2021

Extracting the Address details and the type of thing it actually is.

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Laravel Extracting The Data From The Overpass API (Part 2)

December 23, 2021

Taking the last blog further, importing into the database and running Spatial queries.

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Laravel Extracting Data From The Overpass API

December 23, 2021

I wrote a simple php script to extract data from the Overpass API xml file

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Laravel Improving the maps on Londinium.com

December 22, 2021

Adding mapping features to londinium.com, the original site for London using leaflet JS and Openstreetmap

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Laravel AWS Docker improvements adding tailwindCss and more(Part 6)

December 5, 2021

Having setup the docker image and got it working on the EC2 instance, I wanted to improve the laravel website within the Docker image. Installing tailwind into the laraveldocker app i made in Part 5...

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Laravel AWS Amazon Web Services Laravel in Docker on EC2(Part 5)

December 3, 2021

Next in this series, I am setting up a docker container to host a laravel website on AWS. Following this tutorial https://buddy.works/guides/laravel-in-docker I started with a fresh install of...

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Laravel Looking For Allrounder Role Devops SEO Design Development Creative

November 16, 2021

I wanted to right a new post about the sort of job role I am looking for. In the past I have had a wide variety of roles from Creative Graphic Designer to Laravel Developer. So I wanted to outline...

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Laravel Upgrading to PHP 8

April 15, 2021

Upgrading PHP to version 8 to run Laravel Octane and test sites locally for compatability.

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Laravel Bash Scripts for Laravel PHP Linux Devops

August 25, 2020

Having spent the summer learning more of the Devops toolkit, I often come back to bash shell scripts to achieve something. I wanted a little script to import the values of the .env file to use in...

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Laravel Laravel starter projects

July 6, 2020

Looking at Laravel starter projects which offer more than a basic install including an admin system, login and more.

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Laravel Looking for work

June 5, 2020

I am looking for work in London or remotely. I have years of experience in web development, web design and in IT in general. Also available in West London on an hourly basis to help you fix your IT problems, like wifi, virus removal, updates, installation and more...

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Laravel Tailwind CSS

May 17, 2020

One thing i really liked about this Jigsaw static site generator is it comes with Tailwind Css and a working Laravel Mix / Webpack / PurgeCSS solution. Tailwind CSS is much more like coding CSS /...

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Laravel Testing a blade.md template for a post

May 17, 2020

Trying to get a blade.md template to work as i expect.

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Jigsaw Ideas

May 9, 2020

I am still enjoying jigsaw and have a couple of ideas to improve my site with it. I really like the search provided out of the box with the jigsaw blog template. but I want to add the about page...

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Laravel

May 8, 2020

Laravel is a great PHP Framework which i have used for many years. There are a number of Laravel projects I am enjoying using at the moment Laravel Boilerplate Laravel Auth I am looking to create...

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