pomf backend written in crystal for pomf.is
Set your environment variables:
POMF_PORT- The port that cpomf listens to.
POMF_DEBUG- Whether or not cpomf is in debug mode true|false
POMF_DATABASE_URL- The postgres URL for your database, eg;
POMF_SECRET_KEY- Your secret key; preferably something that's long and randomly generated.
POMF_ADMINS- A comma seperated list of admin usernames; keeping in mind that usernames are lowercase and alphanumeric only.
POMF_BLACKLISTED_NAMES- A comma seperated list of banned usernames; it's usually good to blacklist names like admin or anything else you don't want users to use.
POMF_UPLOAD_DIR- Relative path to your pomf upload directory.
POMF_URL- the root URL of your site; eg.
POMF_UPLOAD_URL- The upload URL for your site; eg.
shards install to install dependencies.
mschematool default init_db and then
mschematool default sync
Compile the project with
crystal build --release pomf.cr
Run cpomf like you would run any other binary file
Use a nginx reverse proxy to cpomf; and use nginx to handle static files, including those in /src/pomf/public; google tutorials if you need to.
Please make sure that you modify the default templates and styles before you host your own clone; I've left nya.is' designs in as a reference, but being unique is king in a sea of clones.
Make sure you create your account before you release your site.