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Chris on Feb 11, 2020

gyp: No Xcode or CLT version detected!

I found myself with a "gyp: No Xcode or CLT version detected!" error while installing packages on NPM which was related to xCode.
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Chris on Dec 20, 2019

Create a Bootstrap 4 Page Layout for October CMS - Part 3

Adding content to OctoberCMS using Content Blocks. In this tutorial, we will start adding content and splitting it off into Content Blocks.
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Chris on Dec 18, 2019

Create a Bootstrap 4 Page Layout for October CMS - Part 2

In this Creating a Bootstrap 4 Page Layout for October CMS - Part 2 tutorial, I will go through adding partials and displaying them on the layout page so that we can keep everything neat and tidy.
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Chris on Dec 16, 2019

Create a Bootstrap 4 Page Layout for October CMS - Part 1

Learn to create your own themes on OctoberCMS using partials and content blocks. This is a 3 part tutorial that will show you how to get started on creating your own OctoberCMS Layouts
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Chris on Dec 16, 2019

How to use Vue dev tools in Safari

Installing Vue dev tools on Safari. If you're familiar with Vue and have used it with Vue dev tools, then you know how useful the dev-tools can be. Safari does not support Vue dev-tools but there is a workaround.
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Chris on Dec 09, 2019

Optimising images using the WebP format

WebP was developed by Google back in 2010 which supports both lossy and lossless image encoding. It reduces the file size by a considerable amount. In some cases, it can reduce the image size by over half without any loss of quality.
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Chris on May 26, 2019

Adding Google ReCaptcha to OctoberCMS Contact Us Plugin

Looking for a way to add ReCaptcha to Devinx Contact Us plugin for OctoberCMS?
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Chris on Jan 10, 2019

How to redirect URLs using Laravel Forge Nginx

How to redirect URLs using Laravel Forge Nginx 301 redirects. So for example, login.php from an old PHP app to the new app built with Laravel.
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Chris on Sep 28, 2018

Creating Helpers in Laravel 5

Laravel has many helpers in its arsenal, but sometimes you may need to create your own Helpers for any number of reasons. The last Laravel Helper I coded was a helper that can be called globally to send an sms message to an user.
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Chris on Jul 24, 2018

Formatting Dates in Laravel using Carbon

For some time I have been struggling to get Carbon working in Laravel straight away without having to search Google for the answers constantly.
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