I was wondering why my subscribers don't visit the site often. When I publish a post I was expecting at least a few to click the email link through.
It's been a while since I had a look under the hood of this blog. Since Ghost released version 5 I figured it's a good time to update.
Life happened and I’ve dropped off the writing streak. A lot of things fall into place when I write things down. It helps clarify thoughts and communicate better. I need to get back to writing. We need more blogs and RSS anyway. By the way this is not a
I changed my mind on sunsetting this blog [https://dils.blog/sunsetting-almost-everything/]. I’ve decided to stay with my custom installation of Ghost. Here is why; 1. It works well for what I do 2. I have already invested a bunch of time into setting it up 3. The self
That sounds heavy but it's going to be good thing. Hear me out. Personally I think the blog was a good start. I managed to publish a few posts that got some interesting reactions. Writing here has helped me figure out the shape of things to come. The monetization hasn't
I dropped off the blogging wagon for a few months. I took some time off. I hope that's okay with you. I also took some leave from work after almost 3 years of working through the pandemic. It was good to not think about work for a while. Hopefully I
Okay so I know blogging is quite outdated so might as well figure out some guidelines going forward. 1. No comments There were good comments back in the day but these days its too much of a hassle to maintain. A contact form or twitter should be enough. 2. SEO'ish
In the past I jumped on the blogging bandwagon around 2000, I met some interesting people and maybe got some street cred in the small but interesting Sri Lankan blog scene. Around 2008 having moved for work and started family I lost interest and dropped off. All of the 20