General web nerd. Rider of bicycles. Amateur picture taker.

  • Exclude posts from WordPress’s Sitemap

    Starting with 5.5, WordPress now generates its own sitemap.xml without the need of a plugin. It’s possible to filter the results to exclude a specific post using the below filter: That filter takes a familiar WP_Query argument, so it’s quite simple to add any additional filters, for example if you wanted to exclude posts from […]


  • Quick Script to Migrate from SimpleNotes

    Moving hundreds or thousands of notes from SimpleNotes (to Apple Notes in my case)? This script aught to help clean up a few things for a better structure after importing. Converts tags in *.txt files to #tag format for easier searching. Preserves original modified timestamp. Updates the modified timestamps to a UTC offset (if specified) […]


Please excuse the rough edges. This site is an experiment with WordPress 5.9’s Full Site Editing – a new way to make websites with open source software. Things may be a little rough for the foreseeable future, though (hopefully) still entirely useful.