Pirsch - Google Analytics alternative for static website
Setting up anayltics tracking for a web page is simple. Just copy couple of lines of code from the select analytics service and you are good to go.
EmailLabs - EU based service for 24 000 free transactional emails per month
During my website migration it became evident that I would also need a new email service. Previously the email hosting was integrated in the CPanel of my web hotel.
Migration from Wordpress to Hugo
Migrations are in most cases performed poorly. The reason is that companies treat their IT ecosystem as a commodity rather than asset.
Yoast SEO is addmitedly a nice plugin in Wordpress. I was thinking a lot how to replace it in Hugo. Quickly I learned that SEO is not magic.
Image optimization in Hugo
Text content of all my 300+ blog posts is less than 2 MB in size containing the metadata. An image taken with mobile phone can be 5 MB.
Backend for Hugo website
Hugo framework generates HTML files that load really fast. It does not have. As a drawback the developer needs to be more creative with some essential functionalities such as site search and sending contact forms.
Hugo vs Wordpress - Performance, price and plugins
I moved my website from Wordpress to Hugo on August 2022. Now it is time to present some performance benchmarks between Wordpress and Hugo.
My website has been renewed!
The website migration of mikaelahonen.com has completed! Here is the background why I migrated my Wordpress site to Hugo framework that generates static websites.
Databox for enterprise reporting - Review and demo
Databox enables elegant reports in a SaaS interface to be shared and published both internally and outside the organization.
Google Keep vs Evernote - Requirements for your note app
Personally, I use a note app to store ideas, observations, travel tickets and debts that should be quickly accessible.
Toggl - Recording work hours to log has never been such enjoyable
Toggl is a mobile app for work hour recording and management. Toggl is not great because of the uniqueness but simplicity.
Creating my first Android app - How long it takes?
Creating and Android app has been in my task list a good whil but now I decided to take the pivotal step. How long would it take?
Splitwise - Split costs easily
Splitwise is a fresh and simple mobile application to split costs. Read experiences to see whether you should download it too.
Wunderlist - Simple and reliable task list
According to my experiences Wunderlist task list is extremely robust choice. Read more about my recommendations.