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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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2016-12-15 - It seems this project has been abandoned and perhaps the entire author is gone.

Software >

http://web.archive.org/web/20150213122315/http://masanjin.net/whisper/

A Ruby blog. Very simple and fast and cool. Makes micro-mailing lists: Comments are done via email!

I learned about it through sup's blog (all-thing.net is apparently gone)

http://web.archive.org/web/20101102144701/http://all-thing.net/label/whisper/

Software > Content management

docmint.net [ 1 ] https://web.archive.org/web/20190103005152/http://docmint.net/
https://sourceforge.net/projects/docmint/

Docmint is a CMS for making online manuals.  I reviewed it briefly as a candidate for Unity Linux's online guidebook.

It's unusable.

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WordPress logo

About this website >

(on Wikipedia)
https://wordpress.org/

A website/blog engine.

Decent. I switched to this because I didn't really want to get into making my own thing. I can tolerate WordPress because of BlogText.

NOTE - WordPress is controlled by a dictatorship of tyrannical assholes. This won't matter to most people, but it will for some.



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MediaWiki-smaller-logo.png

Software > Content management > Wiki >

(on Wikipedia)
https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/MediaWiki

MediaWiki is an extremely popular website engine, a Wiki, most famed for its use on Wikipedia.

These notes are old; the last version I used was MediaWiki version 1.15.1

See also MediaWiki reviews for a peek into the rabbit hole of my history with it.



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