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EasyEngine - Easy Peasy VPS

EasyEngine – Easy Peasy VPS Setup

For most people hosting a website on shared servers/hosting is common, as its quick, easy & you have people over the call to support you with issues and queries. Its fair enough if you have basic website and application with decent traffic. But when it grows there is need to scale for better performance and uptime. Cloud hosting can help you spin your own flexible and affordable hosting. We currently use DigitalOcean for our hosting needs because its awesome. VPS / Cloud Hosting? Cloud hosting is a simple and affordable way to spin your own server. It’s flexible to customize and scale as per…

Handy WordPress Plugins

Handy WordPress Plugins For Developers – Part 4

At LUBUS, we have been fortunate enough to work on different kind of projects which has helped us learn & explore WordPress. We try our best to avoid using plugins for every other requirement which can be simply implemented with few lines of code. But there are scenarios when plugins come in handy. For us, these plugins are tools & utilities which help us perform tasks during development. These plugins have been helping us on our various projects. We are sharing them in series of articles covering 5 plugins in each post along with scenarios when we used them.   User Switching Implementing something…

LUBUs Highlights April 2017

LUBUS Highlights April 2017

Here’s a list of few things we have been doing recently that might be of your interest or help: Most of our existing client are either on VPS (Virtual Private Server) or are about to be moved. For the upcoming projects, we would standardize this for all upcoming projects to eradicate common issues/concerns raised by client mostly performance issues which are common on shared hosting. This will help us deliver better and also improve our workflow. Currently, all our projects are proudly powered by DigitalOcean. Ping us if you would like to get your own VPS configured for your WordPress website. SSL (Secure…

Handy WordPress Plugins

Handy WordPress Plugins For Developers – Part 3

At LUBUS, we have been fortunate enough to work on different kind of projects which has helped us learn & explore WordPress. We try our best to avoid using plugins for every other requirement which can be simply implemented with few lines of code. But there are scenarios when plugins come in handy. For us, these plugins are tools & utilities which help us perform tasks during development. These plugins have been helping us on our various projects. We are sharing them in series of articles covering 5 plugins in each post along with scenarios when we used them. Reset WordPress Database Not every…

WP Query Console – Quickly Test WordPress Queries

It’s common while working on theme and plugin development, it involves working with WordPress queries. Most common way to test is ‘var_dump( )’ to test the output or refresh the page and see the output but then we thought of creating a handy script long back to make it less boring. Idea was to have something like SQL clients kind of thing so that we can write the query and see the output. Recently we converted it into a WordPress plugin called “WP Query Console” which is available on plugin directory. You can quickly install it right away from your dashboard.…

LUBUS Highlights March 2017

Here’s a list of few things we have been doing recently that might be of your interest or help: We have been using the simple script to debug/test WordPress queries. We thought to convert it into handy plugin & share it as OpenSource GPL plugin. We released “WP Query Console” which is available on WordPress plugin directory to install it quickly in your WordPress dashboard. Same is available on GitHub to explore the code and contribute. Our handy laravel package “Laravel decomposer” crossed 1k plus downloads and receiving a pretty good response. We have pushed some improvements and feature to add…

Handy WordPress Plugins

Handy WordPress Plugins For Developers – Part 2

At LUBUS we have been fortunate enough to work on different kind of projects which has helped us learn & explore WordPress. We try our best to avoid using plugins for every other requirement which can be simply implemented with few lines of code, but there are scenarios when plugins come in handy. For us, these plugins are tools & utilities which help us perform tasks during development. These plugins have been helping us lot on our various projects. We are sharing them in series of articles cover 5 plugins in each post along with scenarios when we used them. Cleaning Database With migrations…

Why Laravel

We often get queries from clients or fellow devs like why Laravel? What can you build with Laravel? Oh, but why don’t we use “CodeIgniter or CakePHP” for that or Why not .NET ? The above could be because of 2 main reasons: 1. Half or no research about Laravel 2. A rigid thought process that is stuck with using same tried and tested technologies/frameworks & isn’t ready to adapt to the fast-paced growth of web technologies. No worries if that’s the case with your IT advisor. We have got your back, read along & at the end, you will…

Laravel package to get list of installed packages and dependencies

Laravel Package To Get List Of Installed Packages And Dependencies

Laravel Decomposer, a laravel package to get list of installed packages and dependencies in your Laravel app along with their version numbers in a neat simple way just by the hit of a single route. You might be thinking the same can be achieved by typing a composer command, right? But here’s what you actually need to do to type that composer command: Open terminal Log into the server Oops! forgot the server credentials? Go back to Evernote & copy the credentials Back to the terminal & complete logging in Browse to the project directory Type the long composer command…

Handy WordPress Plugins

Handy WordPress Plugins For Developers – Part 1

At LUBUS we have been fortunate enough to work on different kind of projects which has helped us learn & explore WordPress. We try our best to avoid using plugins for every other requirement which can be simply implemented with few lines of code. But there are scenarios when plugins come in handy. For us, these plugins are tools & utilities which help us perform tasks during development. These plugins have been helping us a lot on our various projects. We are sharing them in series of articles covering 5 plugins in each post along with scenarios when we used them. Updating URL’s Moving…