Weird things happen when you selfhost your blog (edit)

Interesting, I managed to screw up my blog. Logging in is impossible through a web browser, I get the message: 502 Bad Gateway nginx This happened after messing around with the WP Reset plugin, apparently I deleted some custom table I shouldn’t have… Funnily enough I am still able to use the android app to… Continue reading Weird things happen when you selfhost your blog (edit)

Convenience vs Privacy (Round 1)

A brief summary: I’ve been looking into privacy friendly alternatives to software most of us use or used in our everyday lives. To be more precise, an alternative to WhatsApp for communication within my family. Long story short: I lost this one… A while back I switched from WhatsApp to Signal and kind of forced… Continue reading Convenience vs Privacy (Round 1)

Optimizing my yunohost wordpress blog

After my last update about my blog migration, basically all I did was install LiteSpeed Cache plugin and mess around with it. For reference, lots of documentation goodness here The most important part to note is that I kept getting bugged by both Google’s PageSpeed Insights and GTmetrix to enable text compression. After some time… Continue reading Optimizing my yunohost wordpress blog

Migration to WordPress

In recent days I’ve been busy trying to get my blog up and running on my cheapo Raspberry Pi + Yunohost server setup. The process was fun, so here’s a blog entry about migrating my blog (blogception?) from a writefreely instance to my self hosted wordpress instance. Why though? To put it simply: because I… Continue reading Migration to WordPress

Progress report on a more FOSS/FLOSS, decentralized digital life

For context, let me refer to my very first entry, the idea was basically looking for alternatives, so here’s the long awaited progress report: Changes already in place Using Mastodon instead of Twitter Using Pixelfed instead of Instagram (On Android) Using NewPipe instead of YouTube, this one is quite cool, it has all the features… Continue reading Progress report on a more FOSS/FLOSS, decentralized digital life