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Laravel Octane and Homestead: letting them work together

With the advent of Laravel Octane, it’s possible to take the robust foundation of Laravel and inject it with high-octane performance, leveraging powerful server technologies like Roadrunner and Swoole. Meanwhile, Laravel Homestead provides a hassle-free development environment to keep things smooth and consistent. In this post, we’ll explore integrating Laravel Octane into Laravel Homestead and […]

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Startpage Search Engine Review – Is It Legit?

In the vast landscape of search engines dominated by giants like Google, Bing, and Yahoo, there’s a growing demand for privacy-centric alternatives. Startpage, a search engine that prioritizes user privacy, has emerged as a compelling option for those who seek to balance efficient information retrieval with data protection. Introduction to Startpage: Startpage was founded in

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Tree Planting Search Engine: Search For Trees

Search For Trees, powered by Google’s search engine, provides users with the opportunity to search in an eco-friendly manner. As you perform your daily searches, you automatically contribute to reforestation projects in Africa. It’s a simple way to make your online activity more sustainable and contribute to a greener world. Search Engine For The Environmentally

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Google Analytics 4 vs Matomo vs Plausible vs Fathom [Accuracy Case Study]

While Google Analytics just updated to version 4, there is a growing resistance against them. Because of privacy concerns and too much clutter new initiatives are turning up. But are they just as accurate? Or even more accurate? We tested it. By installing 4 Analytics tools on our website. Spoiler: Google Analytics tested the worst.

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Laravel Database Sessions Table without IP Address & User Agent Collection – GDPR friendly

For some strange reason Laravel collects IP addresses and user agents in the Session Database Table driver. Almost all session drivers, except from the database driver don’t seem to collect IP addresses. The Simple Way To prevent this mostly, the easiest (almost non-code) way is to change the column types of the ip address and

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Going Serverless for PHP and Laravel: the options compared

Not every Laravel professional is a server professional and that is fine. Still, many Laravel apps are hosted on VPS instances. Serverless gives a way to host Laravel or PHP without thinking about hosting. In this article we compare various options. Hosting on AWS Lamda via Bref There is an excellent package called Bref, which

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Laravel Bref Serverless ENOMEM memory issues – solving them

When calling: I receive: Or: This is likely because your computer of Virtualbox / vagrant instance does not have enough memory. I tried increasing the memory in Virtualbox, but that didn’t work. Strangely enough, when exiting the vagrant environment, installing serverless on my Mac and running the command again from there, it works:

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Nginx Exclude Certain bots

NGINX exclude certain bots like the Internet Archiver Bot

There are enough examples on the internet to exclude certain bots via .htaccess. There aren’t so many examples for when using Nginx. That is why I wrote this article. It is based on this excellent guide to exclude all bots via Builder Society. Exclude Internet Archiver Bot Insert this part somewhere within the http section

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Laravel Telescope

Laravel Telescope: The command “telescope:prune” does not exist.

Since upgrading Laravel to the newest versions, telescope:prune does not always work anymore and gives this error: Telescope is installed though. Hopefully, it will be solved soon. It especially doesn’t seem to work when adding the —hours flag, for example telescope:prune –hours=96. For me, both didn’t work. So far, the way to circumvent this is

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