Also, because Certbot can be used to manage Let’s Encrypt certificates for domain names hosted elsewhere, there is no requirement for the system running Certbot to have a web server like Apache/httpd running (for domain verification purposes).
Since the recent upgrade to gidblog.com, this web site is currently being hosted by various Docker containers. One of the Docker containers used is, of course, one derived from a Docker image like php:7-fpm-alpine.
The Google AdSense Auto Ads ad code is only a single line long, so it was unnecessary to get overly complicated with the plugin or PHP code.
I will show you how I inserted Google Analytics tracking code to this web site today.
I chose to write a WordPress plugin to accomplish this task but since I only manage 2 WordPress sites, I didn’t develop it with a lot of bells and whistles.
Today I sat down to modify the permalink structure for this web site. The URLs for this blog used to include the
/YYYY/MM/ date parts in them, and until recently, I never really gave them much thought except to think that it was sometimes interesting.
After such a long delay, I finally implemented share buttons from the 3 most popular social networking sites here today. The 3 most popular social networking sites are — at least according to me — Facebook, Google+ and Twitter.
If you scroll down to the bottom of the page, you will find a little bar where you can find the various buttons to Like, +1 or Tweet the story to your family, friends and associates.
Updated my plugin, GID Spam Detector, to version 1.1.0 today.
Starting today, you can also access www.gidblog.com securely, with Secure Sockets Layer (SSL).
Try it – https://www.gidblog.com.
Just under a week old, and GIDBlog.com has already attracted the comment spammers once again. So this morning I decided I need to fix this before I do anything else.
Introducing GID Spam Detector, a custom WordPress plugin I have started to develop for this site to keep the comment spammers away.
GIDBlog.com was temporarily shut down for over a week, and now we’re back up again. Whew!