2019 PC Build

Published on 26 Mar 2019 , edited on 03 Apr 2019

So apart from building web-things and a house, I kind of started building a new gaming rig too. I say ‘sort of’ because it’s been an incremental process for over a few months now, and today I finally hit that point where I thought “well fuck it, let’s go all the way”. How this came […]

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M2M2: Migration

Published on 19 Mar 2019 , edited on 04 Apr 2019

Ah the migration. Oh the imports and exports. Woe is me. Countless hours spending crafting the biggest spreadsheets and CSV files. Error after error, so much frustration you eventually go beyond rock-bottom and reach a state of true nirvana. Let’s hope Magento’s Migration tool handles this for me this time around. What this tool does […]

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M2M2: Installing certbot

Published on 15 Mar 2019 , edited on 22 Mar 2019

During setup and installation of the server for M2 I found that it wouldn’t run on an insecure IP address but it requires a FQDN with valid SSL certification. So I registered a .dev domain, because, well, why not. Just for full-disclosures sake, here’s the path for this; Registered domain Updated DNS to point to […]

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M2M2: The server

Published on 15 Mar 2019 , edited on 22 Mar 2019

I was going to get my existing clean LEMP server install based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and update it. But I decided to get a clean slate and create a new image based on a clean Ubuntu 18.04 LTS version and start from scratch. What follows is more or less a direct copy of this […]

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M2M2: The how-to

Published on 15 Mar 2019 , edited on 03 Apr 2019

We’re “Moving to Magento 2”. The “we” in this case is the company I work for and where I’m responsible for all things tech-related. Which, seeing as this business is an e-commerce business, is a big thing. We have been running about 20 Magento 1.9.x shops for a better part of two years now, but […]

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And thus we begin again.

Published on 11 Mar 2019 , edited on 22 Mar 2019

Everyone who ever owned a website/blog will know of the life cycle they have. You start one, and go nuts on it. Sink days and weeks into the setup, theme and content and after a while you stop posting new content, maybe something breaks with an update or your server moves, and you never get […]

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