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3 sites gone from Planet Freo January 20th, 2015, 12PM

Programming

Three feeds are gone from Planet Freo. Only two of the sites are kaput though; the SFFC still has a site, but they’ve ditched the feed (not on purpose, I’d say, because they’ve still got an icon for it on their homepage). South Fremantle Football Club http://southfremantlefc.com.au/ FreOasis http://freoasis.org Fremantle Carnevale http://www.fremantlecarnevale.com.au/

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What goes Where on the Web May 7th, 2014, 9AM

Open content

Every now and then I recap on where and what I store online. Today I do so again, while I’m rather feeling that there should be discrete and specific tools for each of the things. Firstly there are the self-hosted items: WordPress for blogging (where photo and file attachments should be customized to the exact […]

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Archiving a password-protected site with wget July 23rd, 2012, 3PM

Programming

The combination of wget and the Export Cookies add-on for Firefox is useful for creating offline, complete, static archives of websites that are only accessible with a password: First log in to the site and export cookies.txt, Then run wget \ –recursive \ –no-clobber \ –page-requisites \ –html-extension \ –convert-links \ –restrict-file-names=windows \ –domains example.com […]

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