Posts tagged `meta`

February 12, 2018

Testing twitter cards

This is a test of the twitter plugin. Right? Yep.

March 04, 2018

Disqus & Gatsby

UPDATE Don’t use Disqus. Original Post You can find multiple starters that have Disqus already built in, but if you began without it, here’s…

March 09, 2018

Intersection Observer

UPDATE (9-28-17): Un-implemented. Performance lousy; polyfill seemed to bork Safari?! Original Post Implemented ‘j’ and ‘k’ shortcuts on the…

January 26, 2018

Random colors from a palette

Here’s a dumb thing I added to the Gatsby.js Starter Default . I am mostly trying to emulate the very simple look of Manton Reese’s blog…

May 14, 2018

React re-rendering and sCU()

I talked here about adding IntersectionObserver to the index pages of the blog, and using a keyboard watcher to scroll between posts using…

May 12, 2018

a third test

now with my own fork of the format-microformat package, to keep the tags as an array instead of ing them into a string (which causes Gatsby…

April 02, 2018

how is it april already

I’ve been futzing with this thing for 3 months?!

June 09, 2018

a CSS Grid mystery

Something I still don’t have a handle on. Front page of the blog uses CSS Grid. The basic ‘desktop’ layout is spread across 9 columns. (n.b…

June 21, 2018

Gatsby v2 beta

…looking pretty good. Querying from any page is good, along with the switch to get rid of the ‘special’ layout component. There’s a lot to…

June 23, 2018

styled-components fun-fun-function

Over there ➡️ in the the sidebar (or ⏬ there if you’re on a small screen), there are links to external sites (regular elements) and also…

August 01, 2018

More old blog posts

Imported more posts from old blogs - I had forgotten about some of my experiments with IFTTT and Posterous/WordPress/Twitter. I think I’ve…

August 20, 2018

an anonymous thought re:

And we love to wear a badge, a uniform And we love to fly a flag Lot of meta-chatter on re: it is or it isn’t a replacement…

July 04, 2018

Stripe testing

(mostly a note-to-self, as I discovered yesterday that returning to my Stripe payment project wasn’t as easy as I thought it would be.) The…

July 23, 2018


following on that last post, a reminder to myself… there was the blogger one in 2005 that I just cleaned up and added. a wordpress one from…

September 28, 2018


Excellent day today; fixed everything that was going wrong yesterday, and then some. In particular, I’m happy to get ‘fix comments’ off my…

October 18, 2018

Modern websites and "the content mesh"

This series has too many buzzwords, but it’s a pretty good read.

October 23, 2018

(also today I learned that you can’t put a dot in a tag, around here. that last post was tagged and debugging took longer than it should…

November 02, 2018

reconfiguring… from three blogs, eliminating one blog entirely; shifting the contents of the remaining two into a single place and hooking…

November 04, 2018

Forked the popular package so that it doesn’t insist on inserting ‘No Title’ into every XML entry in my RSS feed (and thereby borking m.b…

November 05, 2018

images local to blog still not showing up in m.b because of relative paths. inserted a in the RSS-generator to tack on the the full domain…

November 14, 2018

today’s tasks: (å) go into and to split these title-less posts out into their own RSS feed and display on the blog (not sure…

November 28, 2018

defeating double-posts

Recently implemented a repo to which my micropub endpoint publishes, instead of going straight to and triggering an automatic rebuild…

December 10, 2018


December 10, 2018

I’m really great at this website-building thing.

December 28, 2018

2019 blog ideas

I really like these ideas (though some would be different since I’m not in a big city.)

January 21, 2019

Related to previous: almost ready to push redesigned blog for this year (only took all of January. 🤓). Gatsby + weird IFTTT recipes…

January 22, 2019

Rolled out the new-year, new-look blog this morning. In the process, I accidentally revealed some keep-secret! credentials in Github, nearly…

January 23, 2019

Blog migration is a weird combo of easier- and trickier-than-expected. I’d forgotten how much fiddling I’d done to get my RSS feed to work…