Labour’s core vote – its “heartlands”, if you like – isn’t in the deindustrialised north but in the metropolises, university towns and their overflow areas. So why doesn’t it seem to like them?
Posts are (on the whole) longer form pieces of writing with a possibly more developed argument than notes.
I don’t write abut politics much anymore, but this seems a good time to think about the state of the Labour Party. Labour will do badly in tomorrow’s elections due to a number of factors outside its control, but the current leadership is catastrophically wrong in its strategy.
Setting up your website for the indieweb is fun, but what’s it actually like giving up Twitter (more or less) and pushing everything to your site? Is it possible to build a network of blogs in 2021? Is there a community to be found out there?
One advantage to building a static site is complete control over its output, including your RSS feed(s). Fine tune your feed to make sure you output exactly what you want to micro.blog.
Outdated web content makes finding things difficult, managing sites even more onerous and is bad for the environment. It may seem counterintuitive, but ruthless excision could be a good thing.
Let’s say you have a large website with lots of subsections. What’s the best way to reflect this in your navigation menu? Do you use dropdowns at all? Are they best activated when the user hovers or clicks on a menu item?
In the first two parts of this series on the indieweb I looked at publishing to your own website, conversations off the social media giants’ networks and finding content when you’re no longer using Twitter, Facebook etc. In this part I’ll start to explore the meaning of “indieweb” – specifically, who it’s for.
A summary of how I got the webmentions service – which collects mentions to your website in one place – to work on a version 4 Jekyll site.
Allowing web editors to create pages from smaller components such as callouts, promos and alerts is a good thing. But what’s the best way to implement these in a CMS? Does the WordPress Gutenberg editor take the right approach?
Feedbin is an RSS feed reader/manager. It’s worth $5 a month because it’s designed and engineered well, and it’s not trying to sell you other people’s content.