General web nerd. Rider of bicycles. Amateur picture taker.

  • My Twitter Replacement

    Spoiler: It’s Nitter. I made my last post to Twitter today (at least until the situation changes): To elaborate on that (in order of preference): Enter Nitter Unfortunately not everyone that I followed on Twitter is available in other places, which has been the main reason to stick around this long. I’m now using Nitter […]

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  • Custom Domains on iCloud Email

    I’ve been concerned for a while about Apple’s long-term commitment to iCloud email, and have been considering the painful task of switching my primary email address from my 10+ year old @me.com address[1] to one at my domain. That is not to say I think they’re actually going to shut down iCloud email, but their apparent […]

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  • Exclude posts from WordPress’s Sitemap

    Starting with 5.5, WordPress now generates its own sitemap.xml without the need of a plugin. It’s possible to filter the results to exclude a specific post using the below filter: That filter takes a familiar WP_Query argument, so it’s quite simple to add any additional filters, for example if you wanted to exclude posts from […]

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  • Updated Firefly III Shortcuts for iOS 13

    Back in March I shared a few iOS shortcuts to add transactions to a Firefly III when on the go. Both Shortcuts and Firefly III’s API have changed in the interim, and I’ve finally got around to updating my shortcuts to reflect those changes. The bulk of the changes for iOS 13 were just structural, […]

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Please excuse the rough edges. This site is an experiment with WordPress 5.9’s Full Site Editing – a new way to make websites with open source software. Things may be a little rough for the foreseeable future, though (hopefully) still entirely useful.