Using your cloudron as a reverse proxy

If you’re hosting your Cloudron at home, you may have other applications running on other machines locally you want to create a reverse proxy for. A reverse proxy lets you type in myapp.domain.com and be directed to your local application, which usually not...
Why I ditched cloudflare (and you should too)

Why I ditched cloudflare (and you should too)

When I published Part 1 of Taking Control of Your Chapter’s Digital Tools, I chose Cloudflare as the domain registrar and nameserver host due to their ubiquity and low cost. After I published it, a reader pointed to an article listing many issues with Cloudflare...
Multilingual is Important but Challenging

Multilingual is Important but Challenging

To include everyone, an org has to be multilingual, and while learning a language can take a long time, it can be easier to enlist bilingual people within the organization to translate web content. Translating digital content is seen as an easy, quick way to make the...
Cloudron vs. YunoHost – the self-host app showdown

Cloudron vs. YunoHost – the self-host app showdown

It can be hard to self-host many open source apps if you’re not a Linux expert. Several projects try to make this easier – they offer new admins an easy web-based installer and come out of the box configured to support secure, stable applications. There’s a large number of different apps that claim to support this need, but two stand out – Cloudron and YunoHost.

Getting Started with Matrix on Cloudron

Matrix is a new, open-source protocol for decentralized chat networks. Being a protocol, meaning that it requires a server (we will use Synapse) and a client (we will use Element) to function the way you expect chat programs, like Slack, to work. Matrix is designed...

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