In order to connect a database, we will concentrate on the .env file. This is where you will find the configuration settings to set the database host, username and password along with a host of configurations. You may never end up using all of them. Below is an example of…


Here is a perfect breakdown on what a Laravel Controller is taken from the official Laravel documentation;

Instead of defining all of your request handling logic as Closures in route files, you may wish to organize this behavior using Controller classes. Controllers can group related request handling logic into a…


This article will show you how to send data to your laravel view. So let’s get started. For example, let’s say when a user accesses the homepage, we want to send some data to it for them to view. Head over into your code editor and go to routes/web.php


In this article, I will discuss how you should use blade layout files, Blade is driven by template inheritance and sections. It really is a great way in pulling certain layouts/content into a view. This makes sure you are not copying & pasting the same code into multiple views. Imaging…


So now you are wondering how do I get into Laravel and build some pages and URLs. Well by the end of this article you will leave knowing what basic routing is and how to get it up and running in your project.

But before diving right into the deep…


Quick Update

So you may have been wondering where on earth have I gone and why there haven't been any updates of my Laravel journey, well I’ll keep this short and sweet, I broke my little finger & torn the ligament in it, so you can imagine I had one floppy finger…


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So yeah, I’m starting to learn Laravel. If you Google Laravel, your almost certain to come across Laravel PHP Framework on the first page. It’s widely used amongst PHP developers. There are quite a few frameworks out there such as;

Why should you use a PHP Framework?

I’ll list a few good reasons…


WordPress is one of the most used Content Management Systems (CMS) out there. Some may argue that it’s a blogging platform, some may argue that it’s more than that. I guess we’ll never come to one agreement on what WordPress really is. …


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So I was working away on a website when a support ticket landed into the helpdesk. It was a client complaining that her products on her Magento 2 website had ALL been marked as out stock. You could sense the panic from the client. …


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WordPress CMS

WordPress, one of the content management systems that are used heavily for personal, company, blogging sites. It’s simple and easy to use. Even someone new to WordPress will be able to grasp the basics fairly quickly. It just works.

So if it works, why are you not using it? Well…

Mohammad Javed

Front End Web Developer - Developing in WordPress, Magento, Shopify, Umbraco & Laravel.

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