The idea of setting up a forum using Linux and Docker is scary to some while just another day for others. If you’re in the former group… DO I have the video for you!
In this video we show you how to set up Discourse easily using Digital Ocean. Here are the helpful links:
- Get going with Digital Ocean: m.do.co/c/72453d4e8a04
- Get on Cloudflare: www.cloudflare.com/ (it’s free)
- Use Mailgun for email delivery on the forum: www.mailgun.com/
- Check out the Discourse website and forums: www.discourse.org/
I need to admit that our current version of Discourse is out of date and not working perfectly. This is one of the main reasons I started this video series. I’m in the process of moving everything under my own control so that I can better ensure that it all works. At the moment I am at the mercy of others, and that’s not usually the best way to do business. So, we will be upgrading and moving to Digital Ocean asap. For now, we have re-launched Keep it Metal and that forum is a great preview of what’s to come:
Let us know what you’d like to see in future videos on Discourse. Also, check out the store: