IP Geolocation using Cloudflare

Cloudflare offers a neat feature for free to capture the country code of visitors hitting your web server. This can be useful for many different applications.

For example, if you would like to offer discounts to customers from other countries, block certain countries from accessing your website, or even block users on the Tor network.

IP Geolocation in Cloudflare is enabled in the Network tab of your Cloudflare dashboard. The country code is visible in the CF-IPCountry header in the ISO 3166-1 Alpha 2 format. Check out the official guide here.

Canceling Hulu

Recently I signed up for Hulu to watch the last season of Lost. Spoiler alert the last season is quite disappointing. After searching for something else to watch on Hulu and not being able to find anything interesting, I decided to cancel.

This should be simple but then there wouldn’t be a need for this blog post. Below are 6 screenshots of the clicks it took to cancel Hulu from their web app. I applaud there to attempt to get me to stay subscribed. It is frustrating to think of the number of people who think they cancel but stay subscribed. A simple confirmation box to cancel should be all that is needed to cancel a service. After clicking cancel 5 times, they sent me an email asking me to reactivate my account 😒 Read More