Plausible Analytics

Analytics is a sensitive subject. In many ways, analytics are instrumental. For example, Apple’s crash logs to developers are anonymised and give developers a way to diagnose issues with their app(s) without compromising your privacy. In other ways—enter Google, Facebook, et al.—analytics can be downright creepy. I’ve decided to use Plausible Analytics on my site to maintain your privacy and avoid said creepiness. In addition to being privacy-focused, it’s also open-source and lightweight—everything you’d want in an analytics package, but something you rarely get....

January 25, 2021

Permalinks and Other Updates

Permalinks. Feeds. Typography. Analytics....

December 28, 2020

A Website for 2021

Minor Update: I’ve refreshed my website for 2021 (a few days early). It’s now powered by Hugo and is a fair bit faster than the Ghost-powered blog I’ve been using for most of 2020. It’s easy to forget just how much faster static sites are. Everything should work as it did before as I’m using Netlify’s fantastic _redirects file to point old URLs to the right place. For example, /feed.json will now redirect to /index....

December 19, 2020