How to Assign a Web Address to your ESP8266 using Multicast DNS

Typically we use the ESP8266’s IP address to access the server, however, it’s easier to remember a name than a set of numbers. When we connect our Esp8266 to our local Wi-Fi network, it gets an IP address assigned by our wireless router. Then when we set up a web server running on the Esp8266, we use that IP address to access different routes that call

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Deep Sleep Mode with ESP-12E for Power Saving

ESP8266, as we know, is power hungry. If you use an ESP-12E board that is powered by a battery or a power bank, after running it for a while, you realize the battery doesn’t last long. With most of the ESP8266 modules, you can’t change the hardware to save power, but you can write software to do it. If you

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How to Set up a Local Web Server on ESP8266

Setting up a web server on ESP8266 requires very little code and is surprisingly straightforward. A Web server uses HTTP to serve the files that form Web pages to users, in response to their requests, which are forwarded by their computers’ HTTP clients. The versatile ESP8266WiFi library allows you set up your webserver in minutes! Setting up ESP8266 Web Server

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How to Upload Sketches to ESP8266 Boards

The upload procedure for ESP8266 boards is a little different from the normal Arduino procedure. Most Arduinos will automatically reset when a new program is being uploaded, and will automatically enter programming mode. On some ESP boards you have to manually enter programming mode, and on the bare-bones modules, you even have to reset them manually. So let’s  take a

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Domain Name Power – Turning Your Domain Name Into a Brand

When launching a company – or just yourself as an entrepreneur – it is tempting to focus on snatching up a catchy name and worrying about the details later. But when you secure your domain it’s important to consider how its name will impact your brand. Successful entrepreneurs and companies conduct some forward planning so they can turn their domain

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You Must Know These SEO Needs to be Surged by Algorithm Updates

In the present time, a lot is being done to improve the search results and offer a better experience to the people. This is done through the various algorithms from Google that not only change the ranking of several sites but even the traffic coming to them. The whole sole motive of introducing different kinds of updates is just to

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How To Easily Embed YouTube Videos In WordPress

YouTube is a very powerful tool. It can handle storing, encoding, compressing and playing videos hence you don’t have to worry about compatibility across various browsers and devices. Adding YouTube videos to WordPress is easy because of a number of options. Basic Ways to add a YouTube video  to WordPress  By pasting a link to the video page in your

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Top 5 Ways to Wire up ESP8266 Module to your Arduino Uno Board

There are different ways to connect ESP8266 to Arduino boards. Here you got to keep a lot of things in mind because ESP8266 is notorious for being unreliable. It’s fussy and does sporadic things which can make things difficult at times. But when you get through, it’s actually a great unit! Important things to keep in mind: Use a reliable power

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Get started with a Fingerprint Sensor Module using Arduino

Today we will see how to use a fingerprint sensor from Adafruit. It’s easy to incorporate into your Arduino projects. How to get started First, hook up all four wires to your favorite solderless breadboard and connect power and ground. Next, hook up the green and white wires to digital pins 2 and 3 on your Arduino board. Once you’ve got your library loaded in the Arduino IDE, open

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How to Print AT Commands with ESP8266 using USB TTL Converter

ESP8266 Wifi module is creating a buzz in the world of IoT. It is cost effective and can do wonders for developers especially the beginners who have just started building IoT projects. In this post, we are going to learn how to upload firmware to ESP8266 (ESP-01) and print AT Commands using a USB TTL converter. There are different ways to

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