Email confirmation for new users in Laravel 5

This article is written using Laravel 5.3. Laravel provides nice interface for creating email notifications and one can take advantage for routine tasks most applications need. First, you have to configure your Laravel installation to send emails. This can be achieved in many ways depending on your prefered "…

Products in multilevel categories with a Many-To-Many relation

Let's say you are building an online shop, with Laravel, that requires products to be in multiple categories. Also those categories will have multiple subcategories. And the depth of those subcategories is not defined. First of all we will create our migrations and models. php artisan make:migration CreateProductsTable --create=…

Disable signup in Laravel's built-in Authentication

In this post I'm using Laravel 5.3 (which is currently the latest one). Laravel 5.3 is shipped with a built-in authentication system out of the box. It's really easy to setup a project that requires login/register functionality with few artisan commands a puff you're good to go.…

Minimal footer menu idea

A clean and simple footer menu with a nice effect on hover. CSS only. See the Pen zqzmvQ by Ivanka Todorova (@FakeHeal) on CodePen. unsplash-logoBrady Bellini provided this awesome picture!…

How to handle GCM's canonical registration IDs

This article is already obsolete, Google discontinued their service. Use Firebase by Google. If you have an Android app which requires to receive some sort of push notification coming from a server, you have probably already met GCM. To use GCM you need a server which will send the notifications…

How to customize Bootstrap's CSS

It's 2015 now and there are lots of free CSS frameworks. It's worth using a framework since it can help you a lot. Also making a website responsive has never been so easy! Of course, it's not ALWAYS necessary to use a framework. Sometimes, you don't need it and adding…

Rounded corners - Cross-browser compatibility

As a front-end developer, you might've already came across to a web design that includes user profiles pages with a round profile picture or some other image that has a circular shape. Lately, many UI designers are using round profile pictures in their designs. There's an actual question on Quora…