Personal IT: Website & weblog

August 16, 2005

Having decided that I should have grown out of server administration by now, I needed to come up with a simple solution for running a personal web site. For me, the criteria are:

All of the above is easy, once you decide that the site will be completely static. Static files:

The only remaining problem is easy updates to a weblog. Enter another free Google service, Blogger, with a customised template and publishing via FTP to my preferred location. We can publish as many weblogs to the site as desired, while the infrastructure is maintained and improved for free.

So, the entire infrastructure for e-gineer is now the cheapest possible web hosting and a Blogger account. I’m haven’t looked back once.