Hints and tips

Hints and tips for various things.

Nextcloud PicoCMS App

January 15th at 5:10pm
Nextcloud PicoCMS App header image

Nextcloud PicoCMS App

Getting the Nextcloud PicoCMS app app running correctly is not that straight forward, and takes a bit of fiddling around. To get it running, first install the app as described on the app's wiki pages.

Loading the media

However, you might still have problems loading...

Editing Code in the Browser

January 8th at 6:08pm

My other tip showed how to make a bookmark that opens a web browser window with a simple text editor in it. But there is a lot more you can do with a browser and a bookmarklet. These examples open a code editor with syntax highlighting and even formats markdown code.

These examples are modified...

Easy editing on the web

November 24th at 10:27am

Often you need to be able to do a quick edit or spell check. A lot of web applications — Grav and NextCloud, for example — use markdown syntax, and prioritize formatting over spelling. So Browsers the inbuilt spell checker doesn't work, so a quick spell check can be useful.

Other application...

Responsive Images on the web

When I started working on the web, the big decision we had to make was whether we would accommodate screens sized 640x480, or just assume everyone had screens that were 800x600, and a page — HTML and images — over 100 kb caused angst and sleepless nights.

Now we have to not only expect huge scree...