Posts tagged 2021

October Update 2

I’m currently experimenting with using rsync over ssh to update the site. My hope is that by having a scripted command to push updates to the site I can do them more often with less effort.

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October Update

This is my first blog post in some time so I’ll provide an update on a few things.

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Goodbye 34sp.com

Today is the end of an era. I closed my hosting account with 34sp.com I’ve been hosting sites with them for about 20years!! Earlier this year I moved over to Mythic-Beasts as I could get the same service for half the price. I’d left the 34sp.com account active as the renewal was not until July. Today with a pending invoice for renewal I finally took the decision to close the account.

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A Few Fixes

Some of the headings were a little oversized for the body text. Hopefully these are now a better size. I’ve also changed the font-weight back to bold to make them stand out.

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IRC Move

I’ll admit that I’ve not been the most regular IRC user over the years but I do log on from time to time. Until this week I had been using the Freenode network as it had some of the OSS channels that could be accessed for support.

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April 2021 Update

It has been a while since I last posted a significant update. If you are returning to the site you will notice the biggest difference, no more WordPress. I finally gave up on WordPress. I was never happy with it since the introduction of the block editor. I had been considering the move to a static site for a while and had experimented with a few different site generators. I settled on Sphinx as it meets my needs and that is what generates the site today. This allows me to develop the site off-line on my PC and then upload a build of the site when I’m ready. I can also track my changes with Git. It’s a work flow that I’m happier with.

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