Jens Oliver Meiert

Website Optimization Measures, Part VIII

Post from August 8, 2017 (↻ August 10, 2021), filed under .

Eight years. Eight years has it been since the last episode of this series, “Website Optimization Measures.” In October of 2009, I last talked about more or less random things I did on my own websites, back then covering unquoted attribute values, the q element, custom feed styling, work/life balance, and—Google Friend Connect. When was the last time we even heard about GFC.

Speaking of swearing, I could have also sworn I’ve done a lot more on my sites lately—as you probably did on yours, too. But these things stood out, and I found them to justify reviving the series:

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Jens Oliver Meiert, on April 29, 2020.

I’m Jens Oliver Meiert, and I’m an engineering manager and author. I’ve worked as a technical lead for Google, I’m close to the W3C and the WHATWG, and I write and review books for O’Reilly. Other than that, I love trying things, sometimes including philosophy, art, and adventure. Here on meiert.com I share some of my views and experiences.

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