Aaron Belchamber has written 243 articles

Upgrading to Mautic 2.9.2 requires a few tweaks

All experienced web developers know that before you run any updates to a system that you back up your database and files, and Mautic, the marketing automation platform, is no exception.  Mautic comes in two flavors and this only applies to the completely free community version, which in my opinion makes Mautic the best, most…

Updating to Mautic 2.9.1 mild issues resolved

As a PHP web developer with over 13 years experience, I can say that Mautic is the best of all the free marketing automation platforms, by far.  Sugar CRM is good, for what it does, but that's a CRM, not an MA (Marketing Automation).  Still, when you are updating Mautic, like you would Wordpress, be…

So you’re an American and you support the H1B Visa program? Watch it — karma will get you next!

Of all people a tech recruiter on LinkedIn recently asked "IT professional", "Non-IT professionals", web developers, recruiters, and HR managers what they thought about the H1B Visa Program. Hmmm.  I should ask him how he feels about cancer or being paid about half of what he's worth?!  I seldom engage on any social media, but…

Upgrading to Drupal 8 looks a lot like Symfony

The good news about upgrading to Drupal 8 is that it looks a lot like Symfony, the bad news is that upgrading to Drupal 8 looks a lot like Symfony.  I guess it's just your perspective but if you have a lot of sites steeped deeply in D7, it's quite a transition.  However, if most…

Preventing double form submissions with Parsley form validation

Thanks to Jon Leigh for this snippet!  If you use Parsley form validation, a reliable form validation library, here's an easy way to prevent double submissions of forms.  This disables the form submission button only once the form passes Parsley's form validation. I've implemented this in a few different places and it works flawlessly! …