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Why Availability Calendars Are Essential for Effective Time Management

Why Availability Calendars Are Essential for Effective Time Management

By tom, 15.03.23

Effective time management is a crucial skill for professionals, entrepreneurs, and individuals who want to achieve their goals and maximize their productivity. One powerful tool for managing your time is an availability calendar, which allows you to schedule and organise your activities, meetings, and tasks in a visual and intuitive…

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Upgrading php7.4 to php8.0 on Amazon Linux 2 Webserver

Upgrading php7.4 to php8.0 on Amazon Linux 2 Webserver

By tom, 27.11.22

We recently had to upgrade a webserver running php7.4 to php8.0. It's a relatively easy task, but as with everything, it's a lot easier if you know the right buttons to press. So below are the steps I took to complete the procedure. Firstly, I needed to make a note…

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Installing Supervisor to process Laravel queues on an EC2 instance running AML2

Installing Supervisor to process Laravel queues on an EC2 instance running AML2

By tom, 10.11.22

I recently had to install Supervisor on an Amazon Linux 2, EC2 webserver and it didn't seem to be as straight forward as the Laravel docs made out, so I thought I'd leave some notes here for future reference and to perhaps save somebody else a few hours trial and error. Here…

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How to configure php-fpm, Apache and HTTP/2 on AMI2 (Amazon Linux 2)

How to configure php-fpm, Apache and HTTP/2 on AMI2 (Amazon Linux 2)

By tom, 8.08.21

I had a real battle getting HTTP/2 to work on my new AMI2 Lamp webserver this week. The Apache http2 module was installed but it didn't work alongside mod_mpm_prefork, so I needed to switch to the mod_mpm_event module. However this wouldn't start unless the server was using php-fpm. So what…

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We are hiring: full stack developer

We are hiring: full stack developer

By lisa, 7.06.21

We're looking for an experienced PHP developer to join our highly effective team. We're problem solvers, with clients depending on us - some of them for over a decade - to help them with great ideas and solutions to their technical challenges. We've got clients all over the world, across…

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OPC Markets Launch

OPC Markets Launch

By lisa, 6.04.21

We've been  busy helping our client OilPrice.com with the launch of their new trading platform. Made in conjunction with FTSE 250 company owned Markets.com, OPCMarkets is a new way to trade oil, gas, energy and much more, as it lets you buy and sell over 2200 instruments. Whilst markets.com is…

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Video heros: the order of the day

Video heros: the order of the day

By lisa, 23.03.21

We recently had 3 clients - within the space of a few days - ask us for video heros on their home page. We do a lot of jobs for a lot of clients every week, but it stood out a bit that 3 were asking us for exactly the…

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Create Health rebrand

Create Health rebrand

By lisa, 12.03.21

Our lovely friends over at Create Health have unveiled their beautiful new brand, and we were thrilled to be involved. WordPress developer Jon built their WordPress site for them a while ago and their creative team gave us some new designs that called for a deep cosmetic overhaul, without changing the…

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Shopify website for Mahi Naturals

Shopify website for Mahi Naturals

By lisa, 20.02.21

We built Mahi Natural's first website 10 years ago, and it was time for a refresh! When we originally built the site in 2011 we did so using OpenCart, and it's served them well for the last decade. However, there were a few upgrades we'd been recommending, and a few…

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