The basic premise of Indieweb is that you tend to deal in public content, public discourse. But I only do that on Twitter and Mastodon, really. On social networks which permit it, like G+ and the Unnameable One, I like my privacy. Even on Twitter and Mastodon, I don’t try to get “famous” or get […]
OK, apparently my first N posts are going to be me grumbling about WordPress. The default theme has this gigantic image of a potted plant taking up the entire screen, making you scroll up if you want to see any text. Seriously, guys.
Gravatar is creepy. It’s a picture (or abstraction) that follows you around to different blogs and appears wherever you comment, even if you didn’t intend it to, just because you gave the site owner your email address. Gravatar tracks you around the web just like Google/Facebook and such, and it is recognized as a tracker […]
So wordpress people want you pretty bad to install “Jetpack” and thereby connect your wordpress site to the wordpress dot com universe. One thing it will do for you is put “share” buttons on the bottom of all your posts so the facebooks and googles of the world can track your visitors, which, no thank […]
And why not? It’s there for me. I don’t have to be too cool for WordPress. Last time I decided I was too cool for wordpress I trashed an art blog I’d put years of work into, thinking I’d put something better up to replace it, and I never did. Kind of self-destructive. Still, I’m […]