I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how to better use this web site. The main page here hasn’t turned out to be as dynamic as I’d hoped. Sure, there are a lot of links, and you can sift through a lot of information quickly, but for a lot of people it all sort of… Continue reading If I Build It… Okay, How’s That Go Again?
This is just a quick mention that the Wicasta’s Genealogy database is back online. I thought I should get it up as soon as possible, since it’s traditionally been one of the most heavily trafficked areas of the web site. My obsession with genealogy had begun to ebb, so I don’t maintain the database as… Continue reading Genealogy Database Online
Well, yet another hosting provider has turned out to be pretty much useless. I’m beginning to wonder if it has something to do with my own personal gremlins, and that they find ways of infecting the systems that I use. Not that it matters. In the end, what matters is that my host, although more… Continue reading Moving (Again)
It seems that the one tradition I’ve never been able to get away from at Wicasta.com is the necessity to constantly upgrade the web site. Most often it’s by choice, because I don’t like the way something looks or works. But this time, it’s because my server was hacked and everything on all but two… Continue reading Rebuilding (Again)
The art section has been converted to a blog format. The general idea is simply to make the collection easier to browse through. I liked the gallery format that I had, but I was about the only one. Most people favored thumbnails and proof-sheet sort-of format, which the gallery just couldn’t provide. Of course, now… Continue reading Art Section Upgraded
I’ve finally upgraded the photography section, changing it from a static image gallery to a more dynamic photo blog. I’m hoping this will give me more incentive to get my old photos online. I haven’t decided yet if I’m going to be posting all sorts of images, such as family photos and personal images, or… Continue reading Photography Section Upgraded
I’ve finally upgraded the photography section,