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How to setup a dropbox-backed screenshot sharing website with your own domain on S3

Notice: At this time this setup is dependent on you installing a OS X app called UpShot. If you have windows/linux this guide will not work for you unless you use different software. If anyone that uses either of these OSes for personal computing would like to provide instructions for either/both then I will accept your pull request. TL;DR: Here is the guide if you don't wish to read the background. I recently had a good friend of mine, Sam Marks, show me a Dropbox-based screenshot sharing front-end that ran on his own domain. He had it setup so when he took a screenshot the URL dumped into his Copy/Paste buffer was his own domain (s.smarks.me). This was an…

Introducing dShr.es - Simple Dropbox sharing

Over the past few days I have been working on a little side project called dShr.es. It was originally going to be called Drop.Sh/are but after buying that domain name, creating all my graphics, and coding about 90% of it I read the Dropbox branding guide which states: Do not prefix your app name with "Drop.". So I had to go look for a new domain name. I then found dSha.re and dSh.re were open and not too expensive (I had already dropped $99 on Drop.sh). Unfortunately I do not live in Europe and therefore cannot buy ".re" domain names (Side note: If you do live in Europe I would be happy to pay for the registration fee + 20%…