While the recent versions had been running on WordPress, it’s now switched to JAMstack. All code is handwritten.
Most websites today are built like commercial products by professionals and marketers, optimised to draw the largest audience, generate engagement and ‘convert’. But there is also a smaller, less-visible web designed by regular people to simply to share their interests and hobbies with the world. A web that is unpolished, often quirky but often also fun, creative and interesting. Parimal Satyal
Sustainability and performance
The fight against a bloated web is a crusade I’ve been part of for a long time. See this digest from Silvia Maggi about the book Webwaste. Minutes to Midnight’s previous website weighted around
730 MB, while it’s now shrunk to
The homepage is
56 KB uncompressed and loads in less than half a second.
Tracking and surveillance
No cookies, no analytics, no tracking people.