Dev Log

Visual HTML editor

Reading Time: 2 minutes A recent commit that allowed for HTML syntax to be used in the home message as well as in the footer sites, created the bases of this new feature. I wanted to change the way text on the above-mentioned pages was handled, as there were no options to really format...

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Hide event option

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Added option to hide Events. Next to all event notifications, an “X” will now be displayed, which hides the notification if clicked until a new event notification is shown. For this to work, I added an ID section to the event.json which gives every new event a unique identifier. If...

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Event notifications

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Yesterday I got the idea for an event notification feature. So I implemented it! This feature is completely optional to use and can be disabled in the config. I wanted a message similar to the update notification on the Admin Panel that appears if an event check to a separate...

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Optional email verification

Reading Time: < 1 minutes I finally added email verification after registration to LittleLink Custom. I wanted to add this feature for a long time. After paving the way with the built-in SMTP server, this feature was a must to implement. I knew there already was such a function implemented in LittleLink Admin, all I...

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Built in Config Editor

Reading Time: < 1 minutes LittleLink Custom now includes an .env config editor. This editor can be accessed via the Admin Panel under Admin>Config. This editor allows admins to edit, backup, download and upload the .env configuration file. All in all, the new feature, allows users to more easily edit the configuration file, contributing to...

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LittleLink Custom Mail Server

Reading Time: 2 minutes LittleLink Custom and LittleLink Admin have the ability to send emails for things like password resets. This feature has to be enabled in the config for which an SMTP server is needed. Since my main goal with this project is making LittleLink Admin easier to use, I’ve now for a...

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New Domain name

Reading Time: < 1 minutes I’ve registered the domain littlelink-custom.com. I will use this domain from now on for every webpage regarding this project. I switched from the free subdomain littlelink-custom.tru.io provided by FreeDNS due to the limited ability to set DNS records and security issues. Another reason was the uncertainty of how long the...

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New logo!

Reading Time: < 1 minutes I finally got around designing the new logo for LittleLink custom. At first, I wanted to use the quite nicely done original little link logo, but after some tinkering with logo placements on the landing page, I was unsatisfied with the resolution of said logo.After some research, I couldn’t really find a high resolution version...

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