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By Dan Moren

What I Use: Creating and maintaining my website

I have a small website that I re-did a few months back. I’m no stranger to making web pages: in my early 20s I spent several years working in IT and web development. I’d had a hosted blog for a while, but didn’t spend much time updating it, so I wanted more of a professional page to catalog the various projects I work on, with some possibility for expansion down the road.

First thing up was a server. I’d used some big hosting companies before, but I’d been intrigued by what I’d heard of Linode,1 which lets you set up a virtual server for a pretty reasonable cost. So I took the plunge, signed up, and started setting up my server. Thanks to the company’s extensive guides, it was pretty easy to follow the instructions and set up a web server, a WordPress installation, and a few other handy pieces of software.…

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