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Austin Ginder

Replacing Bash CLI with Go CLI

CaptainCore is just a collection of bash scripts tied together using a cli called Bash CLI. Bash has it’s limits. I’ve been thinking about replacing the underlying Bash CLI with a more robust solution. In terms of creating CLIs there…

Hover.com’s Internal API

I started out looking for a domain provider to replace Hover.com and ended up building on top of Hover’s undocumented and unsupported API. Here’s the how and why I got here. Last month I mentioned about wanting to build domain…

Fathom Lite with Caddy for HTTPS

I recently migrated my self-hosted Fathom Lite from Digital Ocean to a Google Cloud for better scalability and a bigger VPS. Fathom’s recommended solution for HTTPS is to put Fathom behind Nginx as explained here. While doing the server upgrades…

Enhancements to Fathom Lite Analytics

I’ve been self-hosting a Fathom Analytics instance for basic web stats since early 2018. That’s even before Fathom reached v1.0. The open-source version of Fathom is now called Fathom Lite and the hosted version of Fathom has been completely rewritten…

Official CaptainCore Documentation

Documentation for the CaptainCore project has been sparse and disorganized. To solve this I’m starting a new documentation website: docs.captaincore.io. This will be CaptainCore’s central documentation repository. It’s built using a platform that has nothing to do with WordPress. If…

Moving Forward Slowly and Steadily

With the increased writing and focus on CaptainCore, I’ve been receiving lots of feedback, which is great! Many individuals have been asking me when CaptainCore be ready to use or if I have an estimated time for launching. I don’t…

Request New Sites

This past week I built a new feature into CaptainCore which’s allows site owners and agencies to request new sites. This is basically a fancy looking form that gives folks the appearance that they are creating new WordPress sites. These…