Kev Quirk


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Running a Social Platform as Someone Who Dislikes Them

Bring Back the Humble Forum

How It All Connects

The Blank Box

Underline Your Links

Anti-Social Update

It Only Costs a Coffee per Month

Anti-Social Media

Building a Self-Hosted Microblog

A Fediverse Backup?

My Static Site Workflow


An Algorithm vs Time

Responsive Navigation Menu Without JavaScript

Microsoft’s Bot CAPTCHA is Annoying AF

Is Twitter Done Yet?

How to Create a Simple HTML/CSS Notice Box

Twitter’s Echo Chamber of Pretentiousness

Static Site Generators Are Easy to Use…Right?

Will the IndieWeb Ever Become Mainstream?

Hunt for Better WordPress Hosting - Update

Revisiting the Web Analytics Rabbit Hole

A Brutally Simple Site

Why Are Newsletters So Painful?

The Design History of This Website

What Happened When I Replied to a Sponsored Content Email?

What’s the Alternative to Firefox?

Gemini Isn’t The Solution To The Broken Web

How I Manage Content With Jekyll

Comparing Static Site Hosts; Which Is The Best Host For A Static Site?

Testing Netlify Analytics

How To Add Search To A Jekyll Site

Goodbye WordPress, I’ve Switched To Jekyll (Again)

The Pagination Predicament

A Reality Where CSS And JavaScript Doesn’t Exist?

Pimping My Type - Improving My Website’s Typography

The Importance Of An About Page

Core Web Vitals and WordPress

The Hunt For Better WordPress Hosting

Adding The Post Title To My “Reply By Email” Button

What’s In A Font? Website Typography Best Practices

Migrating From Yoast To RankMath Broke My Site

Chasing Visitors - The Web Analytics Rabbit Hole

Building A Self-Hosted Journal

Internet Cold Callers & Their Link Sharing Emails

The Back-end of Beyond

What’s The Difference Between Padding And Margin?

Adding Some Whimsy & Character

How To Speed Up WordPress

Getting started With Git - A Simple Beginner’s Guide

The Wonderful World Of WordPress Wizardry For Working With Websites

How To Remove The HTML Extension From A URL

Is JavaScript Bad? Well, Only If You Are Using It Wrong

My Thoughts On Micro.Blog

Evolving My Newsletter

Trying Out

Pull & Backup Multiple GitHub Repositories With This Script

How To Build A Jekyll Site Using Simple.css

Simple.css - A Classless CSS Framework For Everyone

I Messed Up

Removing Support For The IndieWeb

A Nod To The 90s Web

Trying To Go Green With Local Fonts

WordPress Creator Vs The Jamstack

Making A Light Website 08 - Replacing Images With CSS

Static Site Generators Revisited

How To Create An IndieWeb Profile

Adding A Scroll To Top Button Without JavaScript

Which WordPress Plugins I Use

Making A Website 07 - A New Header & Footer

How To Add An Old Post Notice To WordPress

Rewriting My WordPress Site In HTML/CSS & Comparing Performance

Implementing The IndieWeb Into My Website

How I Optimise My Website Performance

The Case For WordPress

How To Add CSS Dark Mode To A Website

Making A Website 06 - Finishing Touches

Making A Website 05 - Adding A Blog

Making A Website 04 - Responsiveness

Making A Website - 03 Menus

How To Self-Host Your Web Fonts

Making A Light Website - 02 Design

Making A Website - 01 The Basics

How To Add A Custom Colour Palette To The Gutenberg Editor

How To Host Email With Your Own Domain

How Plus Addressing Can Prevent Spam

How To Secure WordPress

More or Less WordPress Theme

Why You Should Own Your Own Domain

Stop Spam for Free with MX GuardDog

How To Stop Outgoing Mail On Zimbra From Being Delivered As Spam

Build the Perfect Web Server

Digital Ocean Review

How To Use FTP On A Chromebook

Dreamhost - The Worst Web Host I’ve Ever Used

My Name is Kev Quirk and I’m an Addict

Bringing it All In-House

OwnCloud is Awesome