My First Micro-SaaS, Tech platforms used

My First Micro-SaaS, Tech platforms used

Many hours of research, trial and error went into choosing the tech platforms that now make the foundation our service offering.

In 2018, it has never been easier to start a business thanks to tools and services like these!


SSD VPS Servers, Cloud Servers and Cloud Hosting by Vultr
Vultr Global Cloud Hosting - Brilliantly Fast SSD VPS Cloud Servers. 100% KVM Virtualization

We use Vultr as our IaaS provider. Thanks to Vultr we don’t have to worry about managing hardware, datacenters, bandwidth, or IP address allocations. Vultr’s API made it easy for us to create servers automatically with our Python scripts.


Zabbix:: The Enterprise-Class Open Source Network Monitoring Solution
Highly scalable mature platform designed for real-time monitoring of millions of metrics collected from thousands of devices, applications, cloud resources

We use Zabbix to monitor resources and uptime on all of our servers. We can spot and fix problems with server resources before they cause downtime, and configured custom alerts which trigger emails when something urgent comes up that we should look into right away.

Cloudflare DNS

Cloudflare - The Web Performance & Security Company | Cloudflare
Cloudflare is a free global CDN and DNS provider that can speed up and protect any site online.

All of our servers use Cloudflare for DNS. Records are created and deleted automatically by our Python scripts by using the API. Cloudflare ensures fast load times, and can help with DDoS protection if needed.


Online payment processing for internet businesses - Stripe
Online payment processing for internet businesses. Stripe is a suite of payment APIs that powers commerce for online businesses of all sizes, including fraud prevention, and subscription management. Use Stripe’s payment platform to accept and process payments online for easy-to-use commerce solution…

Stripe handles our payment processing.


Blog Tool, Publishing Platform, and CMS - WordPress
Open source software which you can use to easily create a beautiful website, blog, or app.

WordPress is our website platform.

Startuply WordPress Theme

Startuply - Startup Wordpress Theme
Launch your startup today with Startuply WordPress theme - comes with drag&drop page builder, powerful options, easy setup & support included with each copy

Startuply is our WordPress theme.

Easy Digital Downloads Stripe

Stripe Payment Gateway - Easy Digital Downloads
Stripe is the premier option for online credit card processing; it’s also the most popular premium payment gateway for Easy Digital Downloads – and it’s our preferred option! The Stripe Payment Gateway extension for Easy Digital Downloads allows store owners to accept credit card payments on their s…

Easy Digital Downloads Stripe WordPress plugin helped us integrate Stripe into our checkout process.

Easy Digital Downloads Recurring Payments

Recurring Payments - Subscriptions with Easy Digital Downloads
Sell subscriptions through Easy Digital Downloads and grow your business with recurring revenue.

Easy Digital Downloads Recurring payments WordPress plugin helped us to be able to automatically bill subscribers each month.

DigitalOcean Spaces

Spaces on DigitalOcean - Beautifully simple object storage
The simplest way to cost effectively store, serve, backup, and archive a virtually infinite amount of media, content, images, and static files for your apps.

DigitalOcean Spaces provided a super cheap storage for us to dump backups from all of our servers onto.