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How to add CKEditor to a react component in Meteor

Adding CKEditor to a react component in Meteor is easiest if you manually download and add the Editor yourself. Meteor packages or NPM packages had me running around trying to fix errors. Download CKEditor files from the official site. Extract all the files to /public/ckeditor folder In your “index.html” add script ref to editor js. […]

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Reducing signup friction

When looking for ways to improve the number of visitors -> trial signups, the first and easiest thing to do is to reduce friction on the signup form. This is a quick easy win. I looked over all our signup forms on the site and did the following: Remove requirement for name Every textbox adds […]

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How to create a hidden coupon field in Amembers

You can hide the default coupon code field by using a little bit of HTML brick customization. This is the end result. No visible coupon box. A user has to click on the “apply here” link for the box to be visible. Hopefully this is send less visitors away on a Google search promo code […]

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My top 4 most influential books on building a one man startup

Building a small one man startup is a challenge. Lots of traditional business books are full of fluff and hard to apply advice. There are a LOT of books on starting a business. The problem is this, they give you advice and at the time you read it, it seems like great advice. EG…. Business […]

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The cost of living in Bangkok Thailand @ 2017

How much does it cost to stay in Bangkok? Thailand can be cheap, very cheap. However coming from a 1st world country, you do want to keep up at least the same level of comfort. So here is the cost of living for a person wanting a similar way of living out in the 1st […]

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An excellent free online button generator

Sometimes you need a button, not a standard boring bootstrap button, but maybe a call to action or a download button? Lots of the download buttons online are in PSD vector files, or PNG files. The problem is that it means you may need to cut and resize the buttons and change the text of […]

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How to fix R3 stuck button that appears held down on Mad Catz TE2+

Mad Catz, nice products but shody quality. I purchased a TES stick originally, but the joystick had a strange sticking problem. Anytime you tried to move the lever right, it would get stuck slightly before releasing to make contact. On top of that it was noisey like that. I tried everything! replacing the joystick, adding […]

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How to do forum market without being a spammer

Post a welcome message, introduce your self and the product you work on. Find a beta/feedback section and post product and ask for feedback or post in a for sale thread Choose a post you want to promote, find appropriate section and let people know its a resource that you just wrote and you want […]

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Hosting Known Host Managed VPS hosting. The are 2 important words there. Managed: Send a ticket and get a response within 2 minutes. No joke, they even publish the response times on the support portal. VPS. You get your own installed copy of cpanel. Not a shared environment so you can control how strict the […]

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How to flash the ESP8266 Nodemcu v1.0 to default AT firmware

There is a real dearth of information on flashing the esp8266 nodemcu dev boards. You will find 3 different conflicting methods online. This information is strictly for the esp8266 nodemcu version 1.0 pictured below. What is AT firmware? When you first get the board, it will be flashed with nodemcu firmware. More interestingly it has […]

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