In my previous article Enhancing archives navigation, step 1, I promised further archives navigation enhancements. Here they are!
I decided years ago to remove paged navigation (aka "pagination"), because I find it not user friendly at all, and a nightmare for SEO with new content pushing one tenth of contents to another page (for a 10 items per page pagination). Now, I improved the UX even further.
I'm using an SVG sprite on this site to make sure I don't repeat SVG code for icons that are used multiple times, and I inline it so the rendering doesn't depend on another resource loading. Here's how I build this sprite from individual SVG icons.
I have many rewrite rules in my Apache configuration for redirections, some dating from more than 15 years ago. So I wanted to know which ones are really useful, because there's maybe some cleaning to do. I'll explain here how I got the list.
JAMstack often promotes itself as an excellent way to provide performant sites. It's even the first listed benefit on jamstack.wtf, a "guide [which] gathers the concept of JAMstack in a straight-forward guide to encourage other developers to adopt the workflow". But too many JAMstack sites are very slow.
I chose to use npm-check-updates to check for available updates of packages in my package.json files, and it always works without issues, so I guess I can recommend it.
I really like that SpeedCurve tried to innovate with this recent "User Happiness" metric. It aggregates multiple technical metrics to decide if users visiting the page are happy or not with it. But I see several issues in this metric.