This website is a single HTML file. It simply uses the #anchor suffix (from 1992) and the :target CSS selector to show and hide pages/content.
It might get unpractical for more than a handful of pages, but it comes in handy if all you need is a simple website.
This page is hosted for free at Neocities, where you can use their somewhat clunky online code editor to update your site. Github Pages would be another option, here is a repository to start with.
like a normal person.
In the context of law enforcement in the United States, such names are often used to refer to a corpse whose identity is unknown or unconfirmed. Secondly, such names are also often used to refer to a hypothetical everyman in other contexts, in a manner similar to “John Q. Public” or “Joe Public”. There are many variants to the above names, including “John Roe”, “Richard Roe”, “Jane Roe” and “Baby Doe”, “Janie Doe” or “Johnny Doe” (for children).
Other names such as “Joe Bloggs” or “John Smith” have sometimes been informally used as placeholders for an everyman in the UK, Australia and New Zealand; such names are seldom used in legal or police circles in the same sense as John Doe. […]
Blogging with Joe Bloggs
One could use this setup to write a blog short updates. It's best for text, but for the occasional image the recommendation is to use the loading="lazy" attribute, so images get loaded only when needed:
You might be able to use it for iframe embeds(?), but maybe just write a link to the Youtube video instead.
No-hassle systems for producing websites
Not everyone knows or wants to write HTML, so here are some other options:
John Doe Jekyll (free) by Bradley Taunt
This very template, ported to Jekyll. Ideal if you are planning to blog and use Github to update your website.
Void (free) by Joseph Ernest
Also check bloggggg by the same author.
All of these use flat files for content, so they don’t need a database; meaning less trouble to install, backup, transfer, or fix your website. The last three require PHP, available on most web servers.
HTML energy is all around us and in this very website.
Building websites has become complex, but the energy of HTML persists.
What makes HTML special is its simplicity.
HTML isn’t a vast language, yet you can do a lot with it.
Anyone who wants to publish on the web can write HTML.
This accessibility and ease of use is where its energy resides.
Who’s writing HTML today?