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Clearing Thousands of old Magento Cache files

I thought I’d share some tips to dealing with the issue of the Magento 1.9 cache folder containing too many files. After investigating a new site I found over 300,000 files present in the var/session folder. This happens due to the php’s config session.gc_maxlifetime value and similar config being incorrectly set, which that causes PHP’s […]

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Upgrading Magento 2.2 to 2.3 – Easy step by step instructions

Upgrading Magento 2.2 to 2.3 – Easy step by step instructions

Step one:  Before we do anything – go ahead and backup your store, we’ll need to backup the codebase and the database, this should be a smooth upgrade but you never know (it is Magento afterall…) You’ll be thankful that you can revert back to a working version of your magento store easily if something […]

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Laravel Nova Tips and Troubleshooting

Error during installation – The requested package laravel/nova could not be found in any version, there may be a typo in the package name. This error caught me out because it suggests the Nova package couldn’t be found. This isn’t actually the case and it turns out it’s my composer’s Minimum Stability setting, updating the […]

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WeatherBeeta Magento eCommerce

WeatherBeeta Magento eCommerce

The project WeatherBeeta approached us to begin their direct sales eCommerce journey. Having focused on selling exclusively through retail partners for the past 35 years, they identified the future will include selling direct to consumers and so they looked for a Magento development company that could help build their eCommerce site, support their design and […]

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The Nail and Beauty Link – Magento Redesign

The Nail and Beauty Link – Magento Redesign

The project TNBL (The Nail and Beauty Link) approached us requiring a redesign of their dated-looking Magento site. We redesigned their website and gave them a new, refreshing and approachable feel to the store. They needed the site to work better on mobile/tablet devices, and crucial features were missing that would help them increase their […]

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