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Changing WordPress Author Boxes
MU Plugins After Moving From Bluehost
Bluehost and some other shared hosting providers install “MU plugins.” Bluehost installed two caching plugins and an SSO plugin. They escaped my notice for two months after moving to Hetzner. I have now removed them. Consider this a PSA for others making a similar WordPress site transition.
Building Ungoogled-Chromium From AUR
I’m building Ungoogled-Chromium from the Arch User Repository. This most likely will not mean anything to you. If it does mean something to you, you will know that it’s going to take a while. But I must persevere – it is my preferred desktop web browser.
Switching to System Font Stack
I am testing having The New Leaf Journal use system font stacks (i.e., the fonts already installed on your device) instead of serving its own fonts. Seems to be working – hammering out a few issues related to performance. If you notice any strange behavior, feel free to let me know via our contact page.
On Dining Sheds in NYC
Through my first article on the horror story that is outdoor dining sheds in New York City, I learned about an organization called Coalition United for Equitable Urban Policy (CUEUP). The organization is working to “oppose making permanent the Open Restaurant and Bars program” in New York City. I could not agree more with this goal. My take: Those unsanitary sheds are going to […]
Crate and Broken – Furniture Story
I have a large TV cabinet that I purchased from Crate & Barrell about eight or nine years ago. It has glass doors, six shelves, and accomodates my 55-inch TV. The bottom of the drawer (under the shelves) was made of something resembling cardboard and it collapsed many years ago. Removed the drawer today. Fortunately, the bottom of the drawer rack is solid. Now […]