Both StatCounter and the Twitter integration (it displayed my latest Tweets and allowed a click to follow) were removed from my site. These were potentially two external sites which could track visitors across my site […]
Along with removing Disqus Commenting and now Google Analytics, my site is way cleaner of trackers and 3rd party cookie monitoring. See from https://themarkup.org/blacklight?url=gadgeteer.co.za where I had over 30 before it is right down to 1 ad tracker […]
Rather more complicated than I thought so took a day and five hours in the end. For some reason the Drupal was split into two databases with two config settings.php files which I only realised much […]
Due to concerns about tracking and privacy I decided to deactivate the Disqus comments. They were super convenient (seeing I did not have to handle registrations and spam) but they embed trackers and there are […]
Anyone searching for my very old webpages from pre-Drupal days will now see a link to the page for Wayback Machine on the Page Not Found error page, if that page was previously saved. I’ve […]
Site was down for 15 mins at 19:30 UTC while I upgraded my hosting from 1 vCPU to 2 vCPU as CPU had been bottlenecking at times for up to 5 mins. Hope this improves […]
Noticed quite a few images were 2MB and one even 8MB in size and they are all reduced to 200KB to 400KB so hopefully pages will load a bit quicker.
I ran some extension updates yesterday and noted that there was an error when running the database update afterwards, but as my admin portal view was working fine I had not checked the public pages. […]
I’ve added a Telegram Channel today for those who use Telegram Channel. I’m still deciding whether to post headlines only or full posts as I don’t want it too cluttered. But anyone can view it […]
A new page was started at https://gadgeteer.co.za/hamradio about my new hobby from 2019. I’ve added a page at https://gadgeteer.co.za/winlink about Winlink for sending e-mails over radio without the Internet.