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Add items into a request object

Laravel Framework PHP & MySQL Tutorials

To add additional items into the request use ->merge and pass in an array of attributes.

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Digital Ocean - Add SSH key to droplet after creation

Digital Ocean VPS Tutorials

When creating a droplet you can add an SSH key during setup, later if your key changes you won&rsquo...

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Setup Digital Ocean - Part 9 Laravel

Digital Ocean VPS Tutorials

The following steps are needed for running Laravel on Digital Ocean.

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Setup Digital Ocean - Part 8 Composer

Digital Ocean VPS Tutorials

Composer does not come installed. To install it...

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Setup Digital Ocean - Part 7 Remote MySQL

Digital Ocean VPS Tutorials

To connect to your Digital Ocean database remotely log in to your MySQL client over SSH...

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Setup Digital Ocean - Part 6 MySQL

Digital Ocean VPS Tutorials

A quick guide for using mysql commands for databases and users.

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Setup Digital Ocean - Part 5 Lets Encrypt

Digital Ocean VPS Tutorials

Setting up an SSL certificate enables HTTPS on the web server, which secures the traffic between the...

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Setup Digital Ocean - Part 4 Virtual Hosts

Digital Ocean VPS Tutorials

Virtual hosts maps folders to domain names allowing multiple sites to be configured on a single...

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Setup Digital Ocean - Part 3 Apache Enable Mod Rewrite

Digital Ocean VPS Tutorials

Apache comes installed but does not have Mod rewrite enabled, let's change that.

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Setup Digital Ocean - Part 2 Upgrade PHP to 7.3

Digital Ocean VPS Tutorials

Digital Ocean's LAMP comes with PHP 7.2 let's update this to PHP 7.3

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Setup Digital Ocean - Part 1 LAMP

Digital Ocean VPS Tutorials

Digital Ocean has a marketplace for one-click installs, one of which is a LAMP stack....

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Build a Dropbox File Manager in Laravel - Part 2 Breadcrumbs

Laravel Framework PHP & MySQL Tutorials

It's good that any folder on Dropbox can be accessed but it would be even better if we had a dyn...

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Build a Dropbox File Manager in Laravel - Part 1 Setup and Folder Listings

Packages Laravel Framework PHP & MySQL Tutorials

In this series, we will build a file manager in Laravel that reads and writes to Dropbox. 

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Adding a Drag and Drop image uploads & custom upload script to CKEditor 4

CKEditor elFinder PHP & MySQL Tutorials

To enable drag and drop and file uploads there are 2 settings that need to be enabled. go to ckedito...

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Integrate elFinder 2.1 with CKEditor 4

CKEditor elFinder PHP & MySQL Tutorials Tools

This tutorial will show you how to integrate elFinder with CKEditor.

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