Web Development Journeys

6 Common mistakes when hiring web development services

6 Common mistakes when hiring web development services

Avoid the traps that hide behind building your website.

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Is your promo active? Magento 1

Is your promo active? Magento 1

Magento's isActive sales rule tells us a part of the story.

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If we can't be friends we are not doing business with you

If we can't be friends we are not doing business with you

We like to build deep, meaningful relationships not a bunch of clients.

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When to DIY your website

When to DIY your website

If your website is important to your business, make sure you use a professional service.

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Testing Mail with Laravel Dusk and Mailtrap.io

Testing Mail with Laravel Dusk and Mailtrap.io

Who said that you can't test emails with Dusk?

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How to save an SSL certificate with a Mac

Sometimes self-generated certificates from our development servers don't play as nice with our browser. So, we need to take a little extra time to configure them. We basically want to download, export the certificate and import it into your system. In order for the certificate to be trusted.

openssl s_client -connect server.com:443 -show
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Self-signed certificate failing under Chrome

One of our development servers started playing funny games today. Want to waste a day? Spend it figuring out SSL certificates.

It all used to work, but as always, something broke. We had to mend it to do our job. Usually the SSL error would squawk because the certificate is self-signed and not added as a trusted certificate. But usually we would

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Extend Larvel's Cashier to use our own Subscription model

We love Laravel! It is our go to framework for php development projects. At times though we run into trouble using it.

This time we wanted to change the way Laravel\Cashier was working. We wanted to extend the Subscription model. and have Laravel/Cashier use that model.

Why Extend the Subscription Model of Cashier?

Because we wanted t

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Test before you push upstream with Git hooks

Please read our previous blog post A tale of Sourcetree and Git hooks. This article presupposes to have knowledge on Git Hooks.

At Under the Coco Tree we strive for automation. It is one of our core values. How can we automate redundant tasks in order to free our tim

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Meet the Subscribers Extension

Subscribers is a Magento 1 extension that helps you increase your mailing list and sales.

How?

Subscribers injects a form into your website that captures the customers email. In return, yes you do give something away, you give a discount coupon.

![Subscribers Pop-up](https://www.underthecocotree.co.uk/images/products/newsletter-popup/Subs

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