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Category: WEB DESIGN

WEB DESIGN

Indieweb and webmentions for my static site

By Simone Silvestroni

My method to implement Indieweb principles and add webmentions support to my Jekyll site is probably the laziest of all. It enabled a decentralized reply system, as well as allowing reposts and likes.



WEB DESIGN

A human-readable RSS feed with Jekyll

By Simone Silvestroni

I love RSS. However, by using a third-party plugin to automatically generate the feed, I didn’t pay attention to how it could be improved. An occasional discussion on Mastodon prompted me to a change.


WEB DESIGN

Implementing WebP images in Jekyll

By Simone Silvestroni

How I added WebP images to my Jekyll-based static site, obtaining new levels of optimization and performance.


WEB DESIGN

A blogroll in 2022

By Simone Silvestroni

I’ve finally published a blogroll page, containing a partial list of websites and blogs I read either through RSS, the Fediverse or both. Today, two new inspiring entries.


WEB DESIGN

Content security policy on Netlify

By Simone Silvestroni

How I implemented a content security policy on a static website built with Jekyll, hosted on Netlify and loaded with several external embeds.


WEB DESIGN

CSS photogallery

By Simone Silvestroni

Just implemented a fancy photogallery with a carousel in pure CSS. No Javascript at all. Includes lazy images for efficiency and speed. Iʼm going to write a case study about it, probably sharing the source on Github.


WEB DESIGN

Website redesign

By Simone Silvestroni

4 months after Silvia’s announcement, here is Minutes to Midnight’s new redesigned website. Easier to navigate and straight to the point, I finally have full control over my code and my online presence.


WEB DESIGN

Loops, transitions, identity

By Simone Silvestroni

Following a process to recalibrate my self-identity after leaving social media, I’m going back to the roots, leaving WordPress for Jekyll and joining the IndieWeb.