I gave ForwardMX.io a shot, but it proved to be an unreliable service with zero customer support. I later switched to Mailgun and came away from the experience convinced that email forwarding is fundamentally unreliable. I no longer use any sort of email forwarding service. [Read More]
Installing SSL Certificates On Webfaction
A Guide For N00bs
Like so many other things, getting your site running over HTTPS is easy… once you know how. If you’ve never done it before, well, it’s not necessarily a straight shot from A to B. Here I describe exactly how to quickly and easily get the S into HTTPS for a site hosted on Webfaction - my preferred web host. Much of this information probably applies to other web hosts as well - but no promises there. [Read More]
WordPress, you're FIRED!
I'm taking my things and moving to Hugo.
I like a great many things about WordPress. It’s easy to set up. There is an overwhelming community behind it, chock full of free themes and plugins. There’s a nifty mobile app. It has a built-in commenting system. Really, for the most part, it’s great. That said, there is one thing about WordPress I’ve never particularly enjoyed. And, unfortunately, it’s something that’s rather essential to, you know, a blogging platform... [Read More]
RedBubble vs Zazzle vs CafePress
A brief rundown of the three services
Less a review, more an experience. At the suggestion of my girlfriend, I decided to start selling mugs, shirts, and other such things with the RefactorsaurusRex logo printed on them. I really like RedBubble, what what about the competition? [Read More]