Quick tip! If you want to easily redirect a URL in your Laravel routes (e.g. routes/web.php) you can do so like this: Route::get(‘/forum’, function() { return redirect(‘https://forum.mmo-population.com’); });

Laravel is my PHP framework of choice, and I’ve collected a bunch of packages that are perhaps less known that the most common ones out there. Here are the highlights: […]

Unbeknownst to many, base64_encode in PHP can generate strings with + and / characters in them. This can then break URLs. The below snippets are a URL safe base64_encode and […]

Sometimes you need to make a change to a public composer package (e.g. I needed to add Laravel 7 support to a plugin, example below) but you can’t wait for […]