At Amezmo, we’ve recently rolled out remote database access over SSL. In this post, we will extend WordPress’s default MySQL connection options to support SSL connections to the server. How does WordPress connect to MySQL? The file wp-includes/wp-db.php contains a class called wpdb. This class setups the MySQL connection with the mysqli PHP extension. Since […]
Changing the default storage path in Laravel can be accomplished using a service provider. In this post, we will share how to change the default storage path.
Amezmo is a platform as a service dedicated to PHP app hosting. Start your free trial today and get your app deployed fast. By default, Amezmo will create a dedicated directory for your application’s logging purposes. We recommend using this dedicated directory so you can persist your logs across deployments. The full path is /webroot/logs […]
In this tutorial, we will deploy a Laravel application with a Redis backed queue, a MySQL database, and Nginx web server running PHP 7.4. We’ll also setup continuous deployments from GitHub and automated database backups Requirements Laravel repository hosted on GitHub Amezmo account Step 1. Creating the PHP server instance We’ll launch a 512MB/1 Core […]
Automate backing up your database from the Amezmo dashboard. We’ve now released a new feature allowing you to backup your database daily. You choose a time, and we’ll backup your database for you automatically. You can view and download your backups the same way you would if you backed up manually. This feature comes at […]
Introduction Formatting currency is an important practice that will help you implement locale-aware visual representions of your pricing text. Using a standard library is an effcient and extensibile way to format your prices to your users. Using a standard library to format your curreny is helpful in situations where your business expands into a market […]
One of the things that that facades have going for them, is that they are elegant to look at it. But in my view, Facades hide the core logic, and make it difficult to understand how exactly a class works. Often times, when debugging, you need to look at the underlying implementation of a Laravel […]
Prior to me discovering how the Laravel internals work, I would define static methods for most of my services. It quickly gets difficult to manage, once you need to keep non static state for a service, or you want dynamic behavior that is determined at runtime. In this post I’ll share how I defined my […]