Create your own Laravel 5 package – Part 1

Create your own Laravel 5 package – Part 1

Laravel is where it’s all at right now, there are many different PHP Frameworks out there that you can use to speed up your coding and not needing to reinvent the wheel for every project you make. If we’re following the DRY (Don’t Repeat Yourself) principle we can create or use packages for common tasks we use a lot.

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Move WordPress to a new VPS

Move WordPress to a new VPS

Sometimes a change of scenery is really good for you, sometimes it’s even true for your WordPress site. For example you want to move your website from a server located in Germany to one of your servers in the US for better connectivity for the American users. I’m using DigitalOcean as my VPS provider and you have the option to take a snapshot and move the whole server, but in my case this was not what I wished to do, I wanted to move WordPress to a new server setup I just made, so in this tutorial I will walk you through how to backup your file contents and your database and migrate it to the new server, both servers being of the flavor Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.

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Sneak peak into Windows 10

Sneak peak into Windows 10

It was not too long ago Windows XP was buried, it was not too long ago that Windows 8 was released and the metro made everyone feel like they had no idea what they were doing in front of their PC’s – and we’re already on our way to Windows 10 (yes, they skipped 9).

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Free up some extra disk space

Free up some extra disk space

Summer is just around the corner and the steam summer sale has already begun, which means you need to find some space for all the new games you’re unwillingly going to buy. If you’re like me and have an Solid State Drive (SSD) for your Windows installation – and if you’re once again like me and bought a tiny one (120gb) with the idea that it would be big enough. You will quickly notice how fast it fills up and it can be tedious work to find where the space is being occupied, so if there only were a tool to help us analyze this – oh wait!

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Make your WordPress Secure

Make your WordPress Secure

Security is an really important topic, and if you’re one of many other WordPress users you might have seen many login attempts, and some of you may even have been unfortunate enoguh to have your site hacked – that sucks, and that’s why we need to step up our game and increase the security with a few simple steps that I will walk you through. We wouldn’t want our WordPress site be a part of the problem would we?

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