is 18 today, so I thought it would be fun to share a screenshot of my first foray into WP, a tech blog called Refugeeks. The site started in 2010, and looked like this for nearly 3 years. πŸ€¦β€β™‚οΈ

The design is diabolical, but I thought it would be fun to share. Any of you folks got any design horror stories in your past? If so, get sharing them! 😊

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@kev Actually still looks great even today : )

@kev C'mon, that looks like it has aged pretty well! Or maybe I haven't...

I will not be posting screenshots of my FreeSwerve free web space site from the '90s. Ever.

@proactiveservices really?? I just don’t see it. It looks awful to me. It was also hosted on this really shitty shared web host and the site took like 10 seconds to load haha.

Goodness, I knew nothing. πŸ˜‚

@kev My flair for design is clearly shining through!

It wasn't 123-reg was it? Because if so...well, we've all been there.

@proactiveservices @kev I really love the current designs of your websites though. They look beautiful!

@kev looks like a screenshot from omgubuntu. not sure if that's a good thing. :P

@hexmasteen it does actually. Maybe Joey copied me! πŸ˜‚

@kev @hexmasteen I wanted to say the same thing πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ‘

It's not THAT diabolical. Plenty of sites look like that today, expecially in the Linux interest space.

@kev Hmm.. 2010? *digs in the archives*

Ah, yes. 2010, a good vintage. Actually, it was pretty awful. I hadn't had a lot of time to be a web developer and it shows.

This, for any uninformed, was the site I administered for 10-ish years. I did everything.

Don't go there, now... it's... fallen from grace.

@kev. It looks pretty good compared to many other sites of that era.

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