Andrew McCombe
Experienced full stack web developer


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May 24, 2019

How to disable a payment method on the frontend with Magento 1

Its possible in Magento to place orders via the admin area. However, some payment methods require the customer to be present at time of purchase, and so the payment method won't show in the admin area. The correct solution for this is to use a payment...

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May 24, 2019

Its possible in Magento to place orders via the admin area. However, some payment methods require the customer to be present at time of purchase, and so the payment method won't show in the admin...

December 18, 2018

I got the following error when creating a new controller via Artisan: Unresolvable dependency resolving [Parameter #0 [ $repository ]] in class App\Http\Controllers\Controller

August 25, 2018

I'm forever having to lookup how to use Apache's .htaccess to redirect http to https so here it is. First, make sure you have Apache's <code>mod_rewrite</code> module enabled. This will check the...

August 25, 2018

Sometimes your website will be set up to serve your site on both www.domain.com and also domain.com. Search engines will see this as two separate sites (unless you have a <code>rel="canonical"</code>...

May 30, 2018

Here's a quick snippet showing how to import a Google Sitemap file into a MySQL table. This is useful if you need to do anything with the urls such as scrape the pages or check for 301/302/404...

May 30, 2018

I Recently came across a situation where I couldn't log in to the Magento admin area, getting 'invalid form key on admin'. Here's how to fix it.

May 30, 2018

Ever had a dev site set up and had it 301 redirect to 'https', only to find that Google Chrome caches this and you can't get the 'http://' version after?

January 3, 2018

This is a very basic WordPress plugin that adds Google Analytics tracking code to your WordPress Site.  It doesn't have any advanced features like many other plugins. You can get the plugin from...