Welcome to my blog. This is mainly about IT, information management and Cyber Security with occasional forays into general technology, science and maybe even politics and beliefs.
You may find quite a few errors and formatting issues right now. That’s because I’ve just moved from a self-hosted WordPress blog to a cloud hosted Hugo blog. I’m still sorting out the finer details. Please use the contact form if you spot anything.
Latest posts and knowledgebase articles
Update 2018-04-22: Reformatted after move from WordPress to Hugo. Wow! I’ve just discovered by accident that Windows 7 beta supports a few IPTC XMP attributes in picture files. At last, Microsoft supporting standards! Above is a screen shot from the properties of a test picture. The Description and Origin sections seem to be standard IPTC fields and I checked them out using iTag. In iTag the Title attribute comes out as both the Title and the Description.
One of the features available under UNIX is the Message of the Day (MOTD). This is run every time you start a command prompt and displays the content of a file. In addition, the UNIX shells allow all sorts of stuff to be run and configured every time you start a new prompt using the .profile and .bashrc command files. Windows users don’t generally expect that kind of flexibility from their command prompts.
The migration from WordPress is now completed. This blog and the new Knowledgebase are generated using Hugo and hosted with Netlify.
If you want to generate a table of contents list (toc) for a markdown file, you can use the native Kramdown feature.
Example code to add to every page as a footer to enable the Disqus comments service.
A comprehensive list of filters available to modify/format Jekyll variables.
This is a list of `tags` that can be used in Jekyll.
Some reference sites and links for Jekyll and Liquid.
The following code automatically generates a list of pages that exist in a given folder.
The following code automatically generates a list of collection documents. It assumes that the collection uses `output: true` and optionally includes a collection title and description defined in the `_config.yml` configuration file.