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Nov 04. 2018 · by Helge Sverre
How to use PurgeCSS with Laravel Mix in a Craft CMS Project.

Quick snippet showing you how to configure laravel-mix-purgecss to work with a CraftCMS project.

Oct 07. 2018 · by Helge Sverre
How to use Bootstrap properly

Bootstrap is a popular CSS framework, you have probably seen it before, I'm going to teach you how to use it properly and how to customize it with Sass variables, so you wouldn't know it was Bootstrap if you glanced at it.

Oct 07. 2018 · by Helge Sverre
How to generate a link to a single in Craft CMS

Figure out how to reliably link to a "single" channel entry, useful to know in a multi-language project

Aug 12. 2018 · by Helge Sverre
How to disable template caching in dev mode

When actively working on a Craft site, having to clear the template cache manually is cumbersome, here is how to disable it when you're in devMode.

Aug 06. 2018 · by Helge Sverre
How to disable user lockout in Craft CMS

Whether in development or in production, being locked out of your account is a pain in the ass, if you for some reason want to remove or change the settings that controls user lockout in Craft CMS, here is how.

Jun 23. 2018 · by Helge Sverre
How to use Laravel Mix in a CraftCMS project

Laravel Mix is a wrapper around webpack that makes it easy to do common stuff like compiling javascript, vue components, compiling Sass and generating sourcemaps etc, without having to battle with huge webpack config files by yourself.

Jun 21. 2018 · by Helge Sverre
Adding an "edit this page" link in Craft CMS

To make it easier for content editors (and frankly, yourself) it is useful to be able to click a link or button right on an article or entry page to go straight to the edit page for that entry, here is how.

Jun 20. 2018 · by Helge Sverre
How to add custom fields to your entry list in Craft CMS

If you click the little gear icon in the entry listing page in your control panel, you can pick which fields to display value of for each item in the list, by default the title and date is shown, but if you have images or another short field that would be nice to see in the list, you can add it.

Jun 11. 2018 · by Helge Sverre
Leveraging Browser Caching on Nginx

Simple trick to make your Google Pagespeed, Pingdom Tool and GTMetrix score a little bit higher by getting an A on the "Leverage Browser Caching" grade in Nginx (Laravel Forge in my case)