Scratch That, New Visit Counter

How to Implement A Solution, See a Better Solution, and Chase that Solution So it turns out I dropped the github markdown-style viewcounts pretty much immediately after adding them to the site. I did this around a day after the last post, but just got caught up in work and other life events and didn’t write a post about it. This came down to that same blog post as the last post....

February 23, 2023 · 4 min · Nicholas Gilbert

Viewcounts

More bells, more whistles I don’t recall exactly how I stumbled upon this feature idea, but I decided I wanted to see (roughly) how many visitors I’ve had on the different blog posts I’ve made. Seemed like a simple enough feature, and probably doable in a static site like this. Turns out it is extremely simple, using a service called visitor-badge.glitch.me. Using a snippet from this blog post by Ravikanth Chaganti, which detailed the embedding of the visitor-badge service, I had what I needed to get this on my site....

February 10, 2023 · 3 min · Nicholas Gilbert