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Email Confirmation in 5 Minutes - No Packages!

Email confirmation is one of the things Laravel lacks out of the box. But it is really easy to set up. Here's How:

Are you confirmed?

First, we need a way to check if the User has confirmed their...

Sam Podlogar
November 12th, 2017

Implementing Basic Link Hijacking

A couple of days ago I did my first live-stream!!!! I went through implementing link hijacking in my bulk email service that I am working on.

Replacing The URLs

It is pretty simple. Basically what I...

Sam Podlogar
October 13th, 2017

Tracking Email Opens in Laravel

Recently I had the need for a bulk emailing service. I did not want to pay for one so I threw one together quick with Laravel and Gmail SMTP. One of the features I needed was the ability to see when a lead...

Sam Podlogar
September 29th, 2017

Manipulating Videos in PHP

Handling video is something that I have been avoiding for several years. And now in order to save some server space, I am forced to learn how this thing works. So if you want you can come along for the...

Sam Podlogar
September 8th, 2017

Setting Up Vuex in a Laravel Project

Setting up Vuex in a Laravel project can seem complicated as it is super easy to forget something and cause your app to blow up. So in this blog post, I will outline how I set up Vuex in a fresh Laravel...

Sam Podlogar
September 5th, 2017