title = "About this website"
## Minimal design
Apart from some basic layout any typography settings, I try to keep the design of this website as minimal and responsive as possible. This website also has no means for dynamic content, so no Java script etc. is used. I also abstain from web analytics and user tracking in general.
I didn’t want to bloat this website with any webfonts (and also avoid helping Google tracking my website’s readers, if any), so I just use a serif font-family instead. If installed, it displays text in [Lora](https://github.com/cyrealtype/Lora-Cyrillic), which is a beautiful libre serif font.
For source code, I’m using [Hack](https://sourcefoundry.org/hack/), which is a brilliant monospace font I couldn’t live without.
In the “Weblog” section I’m using icons, which are SVG files from [Fontawesome](https://fontawesome.com/) (e.g. the star and the calendar). They are licensed under the [CC BY 4.0](https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) license, if you’d like to use them yourself.
I’m using single SVGs since I don’t want anyone having to download the font for a few single icons.
Obviously I didn’t come up with the layout and design ideas completely myself, so here’s a quick plug to the websites and projects that helped influence this website’s design and structure:
- [Butterick’s Practical Typography](https://practicaltypography.com/)
This website is built with the static website generator Zola (former “Gutenberg”). This means I can organise my content as markdown files in a version control system, and Zola generates a bunch of static HTML files from them, together with a config and some templates.
The source for this website is available here: [git.sr.ht/~irimi1/manu.computer](https://git.sr.ht/~irimi1/manu.computer)
This website is hosted [on asteroids](https://uberspace.de/en/).
- I want to make more use of HTML5 elements
- The templates are a bit bulky and could use polishing