Installing Pi-hole on an Orange Pi One
Using Foundation for Emails in Windows Subsystem for Linux with NVM
I recently integrated Pi-hole into my home network using an Orange Pi One and my TP-Link Archer C7 V2 router. I decided to outline my steps in case somebody else is wondering how to do it with that exact hardware.
Pi-Hole is an open source project that claims to be "a black hole for Internet advertisements", which means it is basically a local DNS with loopbacks for known ad servers. When you're done with this article, you'll have an ad-free experience for all the devices on your home network. Installing everything is a fairly easy process that will leave you feeling like a renegade from big data tracking.
Using Bootstrap 4's Reboot with Custom Variables
Foundation for Emails was a revelation when it first came out. It uses NPM to help you build responsive emails that look mostly the same in various email clients. It inlines and compresses your HTML so you can pop it into Listrak and be done.
I use it at work all the time, but getting it to
npm install is getting harder and harder. Zurb hasn't maintained it in a long time, which is a disappointment to many.
I recently spent some time troubleshooting this on a Windows machine with Ubuntu installed via WSL, and I'd like to share how I got it working.
How to Move Your Domain from Godaddy to Namecheap for "Move Your Domain Day"
I don't know if you've been keeping up with Bootstrap lately, but their version 4.0 release is coming along quite nicely. I'm a particular fan of its Reboot settings, which build upon Normalize.css to give some opinionated defaults. You can read about some of the plusses here, but that article skips over my favorite feature - modern system native fonts.
Add a Promotional Header to Your Shopify Theme
Today, Namecheap is running a sale for $4 domain transfers for "Move Your Domain Day". I’ve used Namecheap for about a decade now and think they're a great registrar. I even recommend their shared hosting for clients that just need simple hosting that works. To honor this wonderful day, I've decided to put together this guide to help people get their domains out of Godaddy into an honest registrar.
Today, I want to write a quick how-to on adding a little promotional div to the top of your Shopify store. This could come in handy with the holidays coming up! In my shops, we're using it to promote flash coupon codes and shipping discounts. There be code ahead!