Blog articles

In my blog posts I write about technical innovations, news items and opinions in the web development space. This can be a ‘best-practise’ or a personal discovery worth sharing. I have also written some posts in Dutch. They can be found at the Dutch website.


January 31, 2023
ButterCMS is great, but...

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January 18, 2023
Deploy to a free hosting platform

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November 11, 2022
A CMS with Hugo shortcode support

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November 8, 2022
Google metrics

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October 30, 2022
Long live the lean web

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October 19, 2022
Jamstack has matured

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October 18, 2022
Has WebP landed yet? (part 2)

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October 13, 2022
Google Fonts illegal in EU

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September 30, 2022
Artisanal web development

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September 24, 2022
Code is poetry

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September 11, 2022
Has WebP landed yet?

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September 10, 2022
Misconceptions about performance

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September 7, 2022
The fastest website in the world

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September 2, 2022
A cute mascot

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August 27, 2022
Gatsby has grown up

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August 26, 2022
The best CMS for Hugo

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June 25, 2022
Sometimes it should just work

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April 30, 2022
Youtube removes dislike counter

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April 20, 2022
Make your site picture perfect

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February 6, 2022
Oh Jamstack, grow up!!!

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February 2, 2022
How to pitch a Jamstack website to your clients

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January 18, 2022
Running a highly efficient digital agency

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January 8, 2022
A new algorithm for social media

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January 3, 2022
The story of Delete Agency

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December 28, 2021
Thanks to Kev Quirk

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December 7, 2021
The website carbon calculator

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December 6, 2021
The website obesity crisis

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December 5, 2021
Netlify pricing

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December 4, 2021
Jamstack means performance, right?

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December 3, 2021
Ain't no party like a third party

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November 27, 2021
Embedding Youtube correctly

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November 16, 2021
Jamstack is eating the world

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November 15, 2021
A new Jamstack era

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November 3, 2021
Google makes me sick

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October 23, 2021
Why you should avoid Cloudflare's CDN

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September 15, 2021
Chrome speed tests

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September 14, 2021
The Stackless Way

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July 22, 2021
Faster websites with a CDN?

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June 5, 2021
Elon Musk has been warned

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May 12, 2021
A message for Paul Kinlan

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April 21, 2021
Carousel with scroll snap

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April 1, 2021
Great minds think alike

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April 1, 2021
Instagram interface icons

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February 2, 2021
Instagram on your website

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October 4, 2020
Monkey business with banana leafs

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August 20, 2020
Multilingual Jekyll websites

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August 7, 2020
The problem with multi-purpose themes

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March 4, 2020
Help, my server is down!

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December 19, 2019
No-code platforms

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November 14, 2019
How to get a 100% Google Lighthouse score

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November 13, 2019
Building websites in rem

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November 12, 2019
Google will shame slow websites

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October 19, 2019
Speaking at JekyllConf 2019

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August 21, 2019
A green website

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August 12, 2019
Google Lighthouse score

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August 12, 2019
Speed index explained

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August 1, 2019
Websites that load instantly

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July 10, 2019
How Netlify became irrelevant

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July 4, 2019
A redesign that was long overdue

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July 1, 2019
A tribute to the web

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December 2, 2018
Code warriors

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November 23, 2018
Arguments for the JAMstack

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November 11, 2018
Goodbye Google

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February 25, 2018
The need for speed on the web

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November 6, 2017
The new Nokia 3310 could give you your life back

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August 22, 2017
Running Jekyll on Cloud9

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July 19, 2017
Why you should upgrade your website to SSL

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March 23, 2017
Smashing new technology

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December 11, 2016
Turbolinks5 is awesome

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September 21, 2016
Getting started with Jekyll

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August 17, 2016
Jekyll against the rest of the world

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August 7, 2016
Hover is dead

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July 3, 2016
From Wordpress to Cloud­Cannon

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April 21, 2016
Two viewports to rule them all

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January 4, 2016
No Java­script Please!

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November 4, 2015
Why Static Website Generators Are The Next Big Thing

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August 14, 2015
The race to zero in web­hosting

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May 30, 2015
Flash scaling in HTML

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May 30, 2015
The viewport meta tag on desktop

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May 3, 2015
Develop­ing web applica­tions on a Chrome­book

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April 9, 2015
About 'usecues', also known as affordances

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