Tech

Guides to getting a lot done with technology, but not using coding. A lot of guides on how to use WordPress, Ghost, other CMS platforms and building websites for free.

Tech, Motorcycles

Lego Ducati Panigale V4R vs Actual, Real Panigale

Comparison of the Lego Ducati Panigale V4R and an actual, real Ducati Panigale. Conclusion: Kinda similar, but missing details.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
3 min read
Tech

Convertkit and MailChimp (and others) vs Sendy

Comparing my favourite (and cheapest) email system — Sendy + Amazon SES with ConvertKit, Omnisend, MailChimp, GetResponse, Sendinblue, Moosend, Mailerlite, and Flodesk.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
6 min read
Tech, Business
Featured

Can Ghost Be Used for Travel and Lifestyle Blogs?

WordPress is great, but Ghost is beautifully simple. But before deciding to use it for your travel or lifestyle blog, consider whether Ghost is your best option.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
8 min read
Tech

How This Site/Blog is Built

How the Hooshmand.net site is built: using Ghost, DigitalOcean, some customisation, and Cloudflare.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
5 min read
Tech

Solving Ghost-CLI crashes on Ghost Start or Restart

How to update fix a crash on ghost start or ghost restart, after updating ghost-cli, ghost, node, or nodejs.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
2 min read
Tech

Ghost Blog: Different Hero Image to Feature Image (with Invisible Tags)

How to show a separate Hero Image on your post (different to page's social media sharing or feature image) in a Ghost 2.0 blog.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
4 min read
Tech
Featured

SEO Explained Simply in One (Short) Sentence

I often get asked to explain SEO. This is SEO explained simply, in just one, easy sentence.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
5 min read
Tech
Featured

The JAMstack in Plain Language: The Difference with WordPress and Site Builders

The JAMStack is the latest technology for building fast, scalable, and easy to manage websites. This is the JAMStack explained for people used to using a regular website builder
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
7 min read
Tech

Resolving Error 521 with Cloudflare and an Ubuntu Server

How to resolve Error 521 with Cloudflare and an Ubuntu server on DigitalOcean or Linode, using some quick Bash scripts.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
5 min read
Tech

Ghostboard Analytics for Ghost Blogs: Why I Didn't Buy

Review of Ghostboard, the analytics dashboard for Ghost blog users, and why I decided to not use it.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
5 min read
Tech

How to Install GoAccess on a Ghost server for privacy-first blog analytics

How to install GoAccess on a Ghost server for privacy-focused website analytics.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
3 min read
Coding, Tech
Featured

Use a Google Apps Script (GAS) API and Zapier to Clone Your Friend Into a Robot: TurzoBot

How to clone your friend into a robot... on Slack. Using an API on Google Apps Script, and some Zapier magic to create TurzoBot.
Dana Hooshmand
Dana Hooshmand
8 min read