I checked out Hugo – a fast static site generator. Why use a static site generator? Because why would the server have to rebuild the page for every visitor instead of building it once? Especially, if content doesn’t change often. A static site generator compiles the website once and it’s served much faster to visitors.
Anyways, while Hugo seems like a great product, there’s one downside:
As of beginning of 2017, there is no support for removing trailing slashes from URLs, because every page generated by Hugo is a folder with an
mod_rewrite or anything.
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Update 01.06.2015: Issue still remains. The suggested fix in this post didn’t work for me.
I have a dedicated Linux server (Debian) that runs Piwik. It’s a fairly standard installation of the LAMP stack. My Piwik server tracks visitors on 5–6 websites and one of them is fairly large with thousands of visitors per day. In recent weeks, my Piwik server would sometimes just hang. Responses weren’t sent and thus, I have gaps in my visitors graph, which is pretty annoying.
Continue reading Server Hangs or Crashes with large Piwik Installation
This is how I find some (not all) backlinks to my website. I do a Google search that looks for the URL of the post I want to find minus my own domain, like so:
Continue reading The Cheapskate’s Way to Find Backlinks to Your Website