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A couple of days ago, WordPress.com announced that they are now supporting TLS for custom domains (which is how this blog is hosted). There are many reasons for not hosting a blog yourself even if you have the necessary skills, like not … Continue reading →
When I started this blog in December 2006, I didn’t think I’d keep going for five years. Now, more than a hundred articles later, there’s still no shortage of topics to write about. Five years is like eternity in my … Continue reading →
This blog has been running for four and a half years now. That’s quite a while in internet time, so I’ve decided to move it to my own domain at https://blog.mafr.de/ (the old URL will be valid indefinitely, though). Since … Continue reading →
Web sites need design updates from time to time and this blog is no exception. While I was mostly happy with the Sapphire theme, code examples didn’t look good and it didn’t support widgets on the article pages. Most importantly, … Continue reading →
2010 is over and almost forgotten already and my blog has been running for four years now. Like in previous years, I haven’t been posting much, but pretty regularly. The helpful people from WordPress sent me an email with some … Continue reading →
2008 is done and over with. Before moving on I’ll follow David’s example and post my most popular articles in terms of page views.