Core Web Vitals are all the rage right now because of effect they might have on search rankings. I'm passionate about website performance and thought it might be nice to make more of a feature of Core Web Vitals on my personal site.
A fun 404 page? They're often just a dull page telling you that what you're looking for doesn't exist. But it doesn't have to be that way!
To encourage myself to create more content on my personal site I thought it would be helpful to have a better writing environment. I wanted something that was simple to setup, ideally free, and would offer an easy way to preview the articles before deploying to production.
My personal website had been a bit neglected lately. It was looking dated, the performance wasn't great and it was quickly built from a stock Jekyll template. Not only that, it's been a few years since I last wrote anything!