This isn’t such a technical post, but I suddenly had this thought – what will happen to all my Google Photos of my children if something happens to me. There won’t be negatives or packets of photograph’s in a drawer, they’re going to need access to my Google account!
Laravel can be a bit gnarly with the form validation when you’re updating things like a user profile, you need not to check for a unique field against the current user.
It’s a really common thing to do with databases, join a tables with an other table, but when you have two models that have a field with the same name by default one will overwrite the other!
The backup system in cPanel doesn’t do exactly what we want, it does the job pretty well but you can’t set schedules of who wants daily backups and who wants weekly and still handle all the retentions that some hosts need.
A cPanel to cPanel transfer is so easy, we do it all the time! A couple of details and even the DNS is repointed for you, but when you need to transfer from an IMAP mail host to anywhere life gets a bit more complicated.
We’ve seen people download gigabytes of data to a local machine only to push it back up to the new server over several day, it’s painful!
Cloned a GitHub repository to make some changes? Want to use that as a package without having to upload it to GitHub, here’s how…
This is odd, my last two blog posts have been about bash scripting, not because it’s something I’m good at or do a lot, but because when I achieve something with it – I want to remember it and am quite proud of it!
In this case CloudLinux gives us a PHP selector but no user interface for checking the version, it’s all command line, but on a per user basis.
We’ve got a project coming up that will require us to have a list of every A record and nameserver for domains hosted (or partially hosted) on our cPanel servers.
I talk to a lot of people about email for a wide variety of reasons but the most common theme is how to manage and store the vast amount of email we receive.
For a long time I’ve thought Swindon could do with a co-working space, and now it has one!