Free WordPress Caching Plugin Comparisons 2017

/ Wordpress / by Paul Robinson / 0 Comments

Something a little different today. We are going to take a look at how much of an improvement caching plugins can make to the performance of your WordPress website. In this post I will be showing tests completed on the 4 most popular WordPress caching plugins. These are not in-depth tests. Instead they are simple install and activate tests designed […]

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Image Uploads Using Laravel 5.4 With Vue: Part 2

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When we last left our image upload application in part 1 we had created a working image uploader, but it could still be improved. In this second part we are going to look at improving the application by adding in thumbnailing and moving our image listing into a separate page. Vue Router To start off we will install Vue Router. […]

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Image Uploads Using Laravel 5.4 With VueJS

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It’s been a little while since I made a ‘proper’ tutorial so I have decided to put this one together in the hopes that it helps those starting out with Laravel and Vue. I assume you have basic knowledge of HTML & CSS, plus I assume you have at least had a quick perusal of the Laravel Documentation and Vue […]

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Starting Out Wit Vuejs

Starting Out With VueJS Part 2

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In this short bolt-on tutorial we are going to look at how to change where the data is coming from in our Film Watch list example. Instead of the data being hard coded into the Vue instance we are going to pull it in from a separate location using an AJAX request. Now creating a REST API is well beyond […]

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Starting Out Wit Vuejs

Starting Out With VueJS

/ Javascript / by Paul Robinson / 0 Comments

Today we are going to take a look at a brilliant JavaScript library that allows you to quickly create a View layer for your application. It is easy to work with and exceptionally fast. That doesn’t mean it can only be used for your View layer though, there are components out there such as vue-router that add features that easily […]

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Fill MySQL Table With Data From CSV

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It’s probably been in every PHP ‘test’ going and is a very commonly asked question, but it’s something I’ve never covered here at Return True before. So what exactly is the best way to insert data into a MySQL table from a CSV file? Well I can’t say these are the best ways, but here are two ways I’ve come […]

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Create A Virtual Page Using Rewrite Rules In WordPress

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In our last tutorial we looked at how to create a endpoint. Those were pages that could be created for each type of permastruct available within WordPress. This time we are going to look at creating a page that does not rely on any of WordPress’ built in permastructs and instead can match any URL you like. I would advise […]

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Creating A Custom Page With WordPress Endpoints

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Today we are going to take a look at using Endpoints within WordPress. Endpoints are points that you can define on the end of the normal in-built permastructs within WordPress to provide extra functionality. What is a Permastruct? A permastruct is a Permalink Structure. So for example the URL you visit when viewing a single post, normally (depending on your […]

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Creating A WordPress Plugin With Composer and the Mailgun API

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Composer is an extremely powerful tool for PHP developers and I love it, but how about when you are building a WordPress plugin? WordPress has a lot of built in features but having access to the massive library of packages available on sites like Packagist is amazing, so the question is how do you use Composer along with WordPress? Prerequisites […]

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