Cloudflare, speed – and the canvas thing!

RockmusicRaider - Cloudflare - Mast with canvas sails

I sometimes like to think back to those awesome sailing ships. You know, these 1st Rates1) that majestically traversed the oceans at snail pace. State of the Art technology back in their day and death to many forests in Europe.

They all had one inherent vice, though. The whole navy was at the whim of the winds as its sole means of locomotion. And when the wind blew lustily, crews sometimes set way too much sail.

If that happens, the ship becomes over-pressed or over-canvassed.

In other words, the power of the wind presses the bow down into the … [...] Click to raid more!

Blogger, choose your poison! And build a stellar blog.

RockmusicRaider - Blogger Choose your Poison - The Art of Making Choices

That running a blog is no picnic, apart from being a lot of fun, we already established earlier. But what does it take to make a blog really run smoothly, streamlined and at full speed?

For this to work, you need to choose from many pots of poison. A fair amount of services and tools are required to ensure that your blog will stay on the road to internet nirvana. And those choices need to be wise, or you risk to pointlessly overload the backend with useless programs and heavy code.

The RMR deck crew concocted a list of … [...] Click to raid more!

Cloudflare – and the misty Firewalls from the Cloud!

RockmusicRaider - Internet Firewall

I am a sucker. Like many others, too. A sucker for freebies, things promised on the web that will empower you, and – supposedly – your blog that you manage. All those goodies that will take a load off your back, so that you can be more efficient and – for sure – more effective. And they all come completely free of charge.

Well, of course (not). We all know that nothing is ever free. But you still do want to protect your blog from the woes of the internet, because being a blogger is hard work.

And for

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