February
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…

Sublime Atom Snippets For WordPress Custom Meta Boxes

Sublime & Atom Snippets For WordPress Custom Meta Boxes

We at LUBUS love crafting custom WordPress solutions and try to use plugins only when it’s genuinely needed. Every other WordPress project we work on somehow requires “custom meta fields”. Though we have many plugins available we love to use non-plugin solution & “Custom Meta Boxes (CMB)” by Human Made is the perfect solution which always works for us and lately, we have been contributing to it as well. It’s so much part of our work nowadays that we find ourselves spending a lot of time on its wiki for various code & info. As “Sublime Text” is our choice of editor, we…

Display Upcoming WordCamp’s On WordPress Post Or Page

A couple of months back we released WordPress plugin to display upcoming WordCamp’s on the wp-admin dashboard, you can read about it here for more details. Post that we have been receiving the request from many users & developers to add in support for the shortcode. We have been planning to add the support for shortcode & Visual Composer so that details can be easily displayed at different places, not just wp-admin dashboard. Finally, with the release of v0.6, you can use the shortcode to display WordCamps anywhere or Visual Composer widget if you use Visual Composer page builder. Currently, shortcode doesn’t have any…

wordpress website google optimization

WordPress Website Optimization With Google

It’s no denying fact that with every passing day more and more people are using WordPress which is quite visible from the rising market share. At LUBUS we have been providing WordPress powered websites & solutions to our clients. We try to provide our clients with a handcrafted solution for more control over various aspects. These days more and more users are accessing the web via mobile devices and it’s much recommended to optimize the website for better rendering & speed. When using readymade themes & plugins it often leads to slow down of the website due to various reasons. We often get…

Why Attend Laracon Online

Yesterday on 6th February  2017, Laracon Online was announced. Now since you must have already read what it is, I will focus on why one should attend it. Is it worth to attend 9 hours long virtual conference? Yes, it is definitely. The 9 hours long conference gives you hours of mingling with the dudes like Mr. Otwell himself. Now you would question he is virtually available on twitter & slack anyways why pay $10 for it? Fair enough! Here’s how I see the same thing: I can have a word with Mr. Taylor on how to be a better developer managing…

LUBUS Highlights Feb 2017

Here’s a list of few things we have been doing recently that might be of your interest or help Most of our work revolves around WordPress & Laravel, with every project we try to improve our workflow. We have been using Laravel extensively for our product development. Based on few cases we needed an easy way to gather installation requirement to speed up troubleshooting and bug fixing. Harish came up with the idea of creating Laravel package “Laravel Decomposer” so that it can be plugged into any app. It’s quite handy and helpful to us and we thought to share…

DataTables JS – How To Change Pagination Button Class

DataTables.js is a popular jQuery plugin for HTML table which lets you add pagination, instant search, and multi-column ordering. Recently we have been working on WordPress plugin which required usage of Datatables to adding the jazz to the table output. It helped us quickly add pagination, search & sorting functionality. We used it for one of our plugin “WordCamp Dashboard Widget“. Default UI provided by DataTables is good but we wanted it to be inline with WordPress. We tweaked few elements with CSS override. But pagination button would need classes to be modified in order to change the UI, so we went…

LUBUS Highlights January 2017

LUBUS Highlights – Jan 2017

Here’s a list of few things we have been doing recently that might be of your interest or help :-): Looking to integrate InstaMojo payment gateway with your Laravel based app? We have released the Laravel package for Instamojo called – Laravel Mojo. The package provides an expressive, fluent interface to Instamojo’s payment and refund services. Tired implementing email verification process on registration with every Laravel app you create? We have created Laravel 5.3 / 5.4 app boilerplate with email verification process on registration. Here’s the GitHub repo for the same. For more details check out blog post, our “Code Ninja” Harish is quite…