Just deleted my WordPress install. Thanks to a video from @ChrisWere I've decided to go back to hand-coded html. I'll copy over my exported markdown files to start and convert them as (and if) needed. First need to make an index page and hand-code an RSS feed. I feel like it's 1996 again.

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Related memory: I couldn't work out why my H1 on my first web page wouldn't centre. Turns out I was naturally going <centre> instead of <center>. Aussie spelling did me undone.

@uxintro Usage of US spelling is never justified, neither left nor right. 🙂

@uxintro @ChrisWere Hand-coded sites are much more efficient! WP is an overkill for many sites, but just so simple to set up for people with no knowledge in the area.

@uxintro @ChrisWere why on Earth would you do this? I hand coded a simple site for years. It was a waste of time.

@travisfw @ChrisWere Minimalism? Self-flagellation? Because I can? Also, haven't even looked at the HTML5 specs before, so what little skills I had are very rusty. And besides, it's not like it's a huge site...

@uxintro @ChrisWere ah! As an exercise bordering on masochism, it makes sense!

@travisfw @uxintro TBH it really doesn't take much time at all to handle my hand-coded sites.

I find it less faff than Wordpress.

@uxintro @ChrisWere you don't necessarily need to hand code it yourself. There are tools available that can generate a static website for you.

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