Create and configure Ubuntu 22.04 / 20.04 VirtualBox virtual machines, configure networking, install Guest Additions, share folders, optimize performance, etc.
Add SMTP mail functionality to the official Docker WordPress image. See 2 examples of adding Postfix to Wordpress in a separate container. Learn how to add Postfix to the same container with a Dockerfile. Learn how to set DNS/rDNS records to increase outbound mail deliverability.
Use a Dockerfile to add XDebug to the official Docker WordPress image. Do not want to build? Use a pre-made image from a repository on Docker Hub. Also, see how to configure PhpStorm for debugging. And finally, learn how to separate production and development environments using multiple docker-compose files.
Few registrar or hosting companies provide free e-mail forwarding services nowadays. So you have to either pay for mail forwarding for your domain, or you could create your own mail forwarder. It is very easy to create a mail forwarder on a VPS server. This article describes such a solution. We’ll create a mail forwarder […]
MySQL developers, with each new version, try to make MySQL more SQL standard compliant. So, when you move your web project to a new server, your old SQL queries could stop working. Because the newer version of MySQL does not support them. And, if you do not have the time (or budget) to rewrite all […]
Shows how to add colors in Gutenberg (WordPress) to the default core color palette (in a theme or a plugin).
PhpStorm has a lot of great settings simplifying the developer’s work. But some very convenient settings are turned off by default. On the other hand, some rarely used ones are turned on by default. If you change some default settings, it could make your work in PHP faster.