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Software > WordPress > WordPress Plugins >

https://wordpress.org/plugins/footnotes-made-easy/
https://github.com/dartiss/footnotes-made-easy

A simple footnotes plugin which uses the (( syntax.

Great, but abandoned and so I'll have to look for a replacment.



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Software >

https://wordpress.org/plugins/litespeed-cache/

As this is offered by my host, I let it get installed.

While I had some issues with caching and BlogText.. they ended up just going away.

NOT RECOMMENDED .. because it I wasn't able to easily remove it from my site once it had its claws in it.

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Software >

https://github.com/tylerhall/simple-url-shortener

Make your own URL shortener. e.g. for the owner of example.com links can be shortened like so:

amazon.com/some/long/URL?foo=bar&baz&lots_of_text_lots_of_text_lots_of_text
to
example.com/abcd2

Includes statistics.

Impressively simple and easy to use. I chose it because it has one single very small script.

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Software > Bundled server software >

(on Wikipedia)
MediaWiki: https://bitnami.com/stack/mediawiki
https://bitnami.com/

I would NEVER EVER recommend regular humans go anywhere near running raw server software on their desktop. It's a horror - I mean truly a horror unlike any you've ever imagined - to get that shit to work, to lock it down and to keep it running. If for some reason you did want to run a server, use a proper server distribution. A branch will eventually crop up for Unity Linux I'm sure, but there are Linux and BSD distributions which excel at this task.

So for us regular humans, a LAMP (software bundle) is the best thing to use. This is a collection of all the necessary tools which have been pre-configured to cooperate and bundled together in one .. much easier to use package. This concept has become wildly improved over the years, and I've used a bunch of different packages.



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