MySQL/MariaDB Character Problems: latin1_ to utf8_

Yesterday I’ve upgraded one of my servers that is running on Ubuntu 18.04; since it’s reaching EOL it’s better to perform timely updates. While upgrading the OS, why not upgrade MariaDB, right? So, I’ve upgraded it to 10.6.12 and this morning realized that one of the sites has been ruined with messed up characters.

Photonized: On-the-fly image resizer and optimizer

Yesterday I’ve pushed a quick fix to my 2,5 years old photonized project. It’s a simple and easy-to-use image resizer and optimizer (based on photon). I’ve personally tested it on the large-scale websites under the high traffic (behind the CDN ofc) and it works quite well with the minimum configurations. So, you can consider as …