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A New Look – And Some Issues

6 27x32 | Gedore Chrome Open Ended Spanner, 27 x 32 mm | RS ComponentsRegular readers will notice the new theme. Please bear with me while I get it sorted – it doesn’t work properly-ish with my previous layout, so I have got to do some fiddling.

You can still navigate somewhat, but there are a few obvious issues right now, many of which I have already sorted after posting this. The main thing is I am now mobile-friendly (I was before apart from some minor issues, but the site checkers said otherwise).

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Blog Outages

Power cord unpluggedApologies to anyone who has had problems accessing the site the last day or so.

I’ve been trying to get a content delivery network (CDN) set up, and until yesterday every time I activated it the site went down. I finally got it sorted, and the site should be loading much faster now – especially where images are concerned.

However, the site has been up and down like a yo-yo today. I don’t think it is anything to do with the CDN, but more an issue with the IONOS (1&1) servers I host it on. It happens from time to time.

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Sorry for the Down Time

Apologies for being offline for a while this evening. I had been trying to convert the site to HTTPS and lost access to the control panel.Futurama's Broken Robots

I make regular backups, and had a bit of a scare when the latest one wouldn’t restore (more specifically, I couldn’t import the old MySQL database into the new one). Anyway, after a bit of fiddling I finally managed it.

Sorry about that.

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