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Re: My Retro FlatPress Blogs

Post by Arvid » Sat Mar 20, 2021 8:06 pm

Glad you enjoy blogging with FlatPress :)
Had a good time reading over your blogs, this stuff is really retro :lol:
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Re: My Retro FlatPress Blogs

Post by virtualsky » Thu Mar 25, 2021 1:03 am

Hey, thanks for checking out the sites. It's pretty easy to be into retro tech when you never throw anything away! :lol:

Yes, I really enjoy using Flatpress. You've done a great job with it.
It ain't retro to me.... it's just how I live!
https://www.chorusgrove.site/retroblog

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Re: My Retro FlatPress Blogs

Post by bttr » Wed Mar 30, 2022 2:34 pm

Unfortunately both URLs no longer work. :(

According to Considering going back to static HTML David can still be reached via https://www.my64.in.nf/doku.php, which is driven by DokuWiki.

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Re: My Retro FlatPress Blogs

Post by virtualsky » Sat Apr 23, 2022 6:15 pm

I'm really sorry about that. I just didn't have the disposable income any longer to pay for the hosting fees. :( I had to cut back on what I could do on-line. It wasn't anything to do with FlatPress. If I do get a chance to put up another blog, it will be a FlatPress blog.

If Admin thinks it's best to remove this thread from the forum, I completely understand.
It ain't retro to me.... it's just how I live!
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Re: My Retro FlatPress Blogs

Post by bttr » Sat Apr 23, 2022 6:38 pm

Sorry to hear that.

Can't you host it on (a subdomain) of https://www.my64.in.nf/?

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Re: My Retro FlatPress Blogs

Post by George » Sat Apr 23, 2022 7:04 pm

had the same problem hosting fees were creeping up and up, restrictions being imposed etc
So i decided to use an old pc i had.
500 gig hard drive 12 gig of ram
I installedhttps://www.blueonyx.it/blueonyx on its free. have 10 sites running on it from my home broadband
really easy to set up for no cost
Proudly using flatpress https://www.mypoppy.uk/blog

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Re: My Retro FlatPress Blogs

Post by Madekozu » Sat Apr 23, 2022 7:16 pm

No costs?

So here in Germany we have to pay for the electricity... ;)

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Re: My Retro FlatPress Blogs

Post by bttr » Sat Apr 23, 2022 7:30 pm

virtualsky wrote: Sat Apr 23, 2022 6:15 pm I'm really sorry about that. I just didn't have the disposable income any longer to pay for the hosting fees. :( I had to cut back on what I could do on-line. It wasn't anything to do with FlatPress. If I do get a chance to put up another blog, it will be a FlatPress blog.

If Admin thinks it's best to remove this thread from the forum, I completely understand.
Maybe a service of another FP user could help here: https://eshost-com-ar.translate.goog/ho ... r_sch=http

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Re: My Retro FlatPress Blogs

Post by George » Sat Apr 23, 2022 7:42 pm

no costs what so ever
blue onyx is free
flatpress is free
no ip for a free domain name
just your time to set it up
here is some basics
https://www.mypoppy.uk/blog/static.php?page=This-server
you will need to open ports on your router like 80 444 22 but thats simple
Proudly using flatpress https://www.mypoppy.uk/blog

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Re: My Retro FlatPress Blogs

Post by bttr » Sun Apr 24, 2022 8:29 am

George wrote: Sat Apr 23, 2022 7:42 pm no costs what so ever
blue onyx is free
flatpress is free
no ip for a free domain name
just your time to set it up
here is some basics
https://www.mypoppy.uk/blog/static.php?page=This-server
you will need to open ports on your router like 80 444 22 but thats simple
George, your statement "no costs what so ever" is wrong. Repeating yourself doesn't make it less wrong.
  1. As already mentioned, electricity is not free.
  2. Maybe getting a used computer is not free.
  3. Time is not "free", because you won't live forever.
To cut power costs, probably a used Raspberry Pi for hosting at home could be good enough: https://www.instructables.com/Raspberry ... og-server/

But it depends on the number of visitors and offered content, i.e., serving lots of videos is probably a bad idea.

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