I ended my photo cleanup post with the statement that I should review how I resize images and handle the Exif tags in them.
That process took over 30 hours to resize the (5.000+) photos on the site and still resulted in some issues. Over the last weeks, I switched to another toolset to do the resizing. It now takes less than 1 hour to resize the images and so far, I have not found any issues with the results.Read full article
Earlier this year, I started to rebuild my website and decided to rebuild it with a static site generator: Jekyll. While building the site, I had some design principles in mind:
This requires processing of the photos and GPS tracks while generating the static HTML files. To do that, there are lots of plugins out there that can help. I found quite some plugins that can-do parts of the trick, but in the end, I still ended up with issues. But hey, I am an IT-guy; I can build a plugin myself, right?Read full article
I started this website back in 2009 and based on WordPress. By using WordPress, I hoped that I could focus on the content and didn’t have to spend a lot of time on the technology. Boy, was I wrong…. Time for a major overhaul.Read full article
I must admin; I have neglected my website for many years now and it is starting to fall apart. So it is time to revive it. Replace the maps plugin in order to show the GPS tracks again and if time permits: replace the old photo gallery with something new.