I did a bit of tidying yesterday.
It was pissing rain, windy and chilly so it was a day for relaxing indoors.
I decided to revisit my old Links Page which has been running for a couple of years now. What I found was rather sad. One hell of a lot of the links are dead. So I spent an hour or two going through them, weeding out the ones that were either blatantly dead or that hadn’t been updated for so long that they had cobwebs. I haven’t finished yet. It’s really sad to see some of my old favourites gone.
I never got that damned Links Page to work properly. What I wanted was a list of links, what they had posted and when. After a lot of swearing [I do swear occasionally, I’m ashamed to admit] I did get the page running but it only works sometimes. When I load the page, it just appears to be an ordinary list. In theory, if I wait a while, all the links should suddenly populate themselves with the lasted post title. Sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn’t, which is annoying.
Then I wanted to sort them, with the most recently updated links at the top, but I can’t do that. The options are somewhat limited and time isn’t one of ‘em. I didn’t want the As and Bs getting all the attention so they just display randomly.
Maybe I should just bin the page altogether.