As Simon Ashton noticed earlier today, I have indeed started using a custom URL shortener, jsmth.me. Why? Why not? I was accepted into bit.ly Pro yesterday (a free upgrade, at least while it is in beta) and got started very quickly. It took a few days to get approved, but the whole process after approval […]

Five years of jaredwsmith.com on WordPress (half a month late)

In the insane asylum that is my life, I forgot to mark September 18, 2005: the day I launched jaredwsmith.com on WordPress 1.5 after a few failed attempts at writing a custom CMS from scratch and then running a mostly unfocused community here. I would never have known it then, but WordPress was a big […]