Dev diary

SEO

I actually enjoy building websites, especially when they present challenges and problems to solve along the way. Once the building is done though, other less enjoyable tasks need doing… making…

Performance

Optimisation of this site has been a big task. It always feels like you’ve finished once a site is built and functioning correctly, but as with any software development, proper…

Case sensitivity

Moving from Windows to Linux brought with it a whole heap of benefits as far as this site’s performance and stability is concerned. It also brought with it the need…

CloudFlare (again)

The site continues to perform really well on the new server. If anything, it’s surprised me with just how well it’s performing. There have been no errors due to lack…

ASP to PHP

My original site was written almost entirely in ASP. There are some large remnants of that in this new site, namely the species list and the entire gallery code. As…