🚨 New Eleventy 🕚 v0.5.4:
⚡ `permalink: false` to skip writing the file to the output dir
⚡ Better error messaging (especially with configuration file errors)
⚡ Plugin improvements
⚡ Bug fixes
Release notes: https://github.com/11ty/eleventy/releases/tag/v0.5.4
Wow, super related: https://discuss.httparchive.org/t/cms-performance/1468
Wix ain’t doing so good.
Updated our website!!!
I blogged about it: https://trentwalton.com/notes/2018/09/10/paravel-v3-5.html
Found some of the most confounding web font usage after someone pointing me to 368.nyc (maybe a Casey Neistat thing, from the looks of it)
276 @font-face blocks declared in CSS.
Another 276 @font-face blocks stored in inline JS on the page (is this CSS-in-JS?)
10 Open Slack
20 Slack goes down
30 Open Twitter
40 Twitter goes down
50 Open Mastodon instance
60 Mastodon instance goes down
70 GOTO 10
I’ve been thinking about how `font-display` is a great first step to better font loading—but we can take it further! Each web font file can cause its own reflow—let’s reduce the amount of movement during page load.
The Problem with font-display and Reflow
Since some people are talking about the “death of the URL” … again … it felt like the right time to re-post something I wrote 2 years ag on the topic https://medium.com/@torgo/in-defense-of-the-url-adbec59c7cf4 including a link to research that seems to indicate people DO know what URLs are.
Web fonts · Web development · Static site generators ⚡️🕚 · He/him
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