Controllers are an important part of Laravel MVC (Model, View, CONTROLLER). They are useful for organizing request-handling logic and help to keep the entire code structured and maintainable. This post is a brief primer on Laravel controllers.
An SQL SELECT statement may often return thousands of rows. And when building sites, we usually don’t want to dump all those rows onto a single page (for speed and UX reasons). Instead, we split the results across multiple pages via PAGINATION.
There are lots of reasons why you would want to access your website’s .htaccess file: performing URL redirection, defining custom error pages, etc. Whatever the reason, you first need to locate the file on your host server. This article explains how.
If you do WordPress site migrations often, you will at some point encounter the problem of weird characters (like â€œ and â€) appearing in your WordPress content. This article explains why this may happen and how to fix the problem.
You may need to do redirections on your WordPress site from time to time. While they can be done with PHP or via code tweaks in your .htaccess file, this article explains a simpler and more robust method involving the WordPress Redirection plugin.
WP-Cron is how WordPress handles time-based job scheduling on sites. Sort of like the Linux cron utility. But WP-Cron could be very resource intensive since it executes on every page load. I share some insights/solutions to the problem in this post.