Designing a website is not a thing that I am doing for a living. My day job is giving me the security needed, and everything else is a development of myself – to see what I can do and extend my skills. If at some point these “little” skills can change into something bigger, that’s great.
See my LinkedIn profile if you want to get in touch.
When I made websites, I discover new ways of doing the same things – improvement. I am not doing things (writing websites) in the same way, that’s the main thing. A new website is a new approach. I am reusing well-working elements, but still, it’s like making everything from scratch, and I like it.
With every new creation, I discovered ways how to improve projects that I have already live, and with this one there was no exception.
You may say what you want about Google Analytics, especially about how “they” are, apart from displaying data for you, using data gathered for “their” business purpose (forget about privacy). If you are a website owner and you are looking for a reasonable tracking method for your visitors, this is the solution that you will pick in the first place.
The problem with Google Analytics is that their tracking script weights a lot and that is slowing down your website.
I decided to move yet another website from WordPress to Hugo. This time the website has much more traffic than any other “of mines” (the ones that I am managing).
The main reason was speed (but also recent discussion about the environment and impact of technologies on it).