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Permissions Editor for Ninja Forms

By Andrew McDonald 29th January 2018

Ever wanted to add a form to your WordPress site? A basic requirement of almost all websites, no matter their purpose, is a contact form that enables customers or potential customers to complete a few basic fields to send an enquiry through. Sometimes you will also need more complex forms that request multiple types of data from a user. If you have ever wanted to create a custom form on a WordPress site you will know that there are a lot of p...

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Updating Laravel from v5.1 to v5.5

By Andrew McDonald 12th October 2017

So the new long-term support version of Laravel has been released taking us from the last long-term support version v5.1 to v5.5 with all the improvements that brings, however while there is plenty of guides around for upgrading from v5.4 to v5.5 there are none for upgrading from v5.1 straight to v5.5 unless you painstakingly upgrade to every version in between. But don't worry I have already been doing the upgrades to our current projects in ho...

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Testing In Laravel Part 2

By Andrew McDonald 10th May 2017

In my last post, Testing In Laravel, I spoke about the importance of functionality testing during large scale projects and how we can achieve this via the tools that come packaged with Laravel. In that post I gave an example of a very simple Laravel test, where it will click a link and see if the page is redirected to a login page. In this part we will create a test for the actual submission of a form and test both an instance of a failure ...

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Testing In Laravel

By Andrew McDonald 21st March 2017

The importance of functionality testing during large scale projects cannot be underestimated and is even more important while using version control. What happens if the lovely login process you have just completed suddenly stops working because another developer has inadvertently uploaded new functionality that, while not directly influencing your login process, has still caused it to break? One way to go about fixing this would be by testing ...

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