I know, the menu button ain't working. I'll fix this ASAP, in the meanwhile try using desktop mode.

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Creative and technical work to be done, ideas and drafts progress tracking on this website

Not Working

  • Dropdown menu toggle
  • global permalink configuration in _config.yml
  • Tags page color display errors
  • Article displayed in a category they don’t belong to in Tags page
  • EB Garamond and Ubuntu Mono includes
  • language loop in language selection
  • Parsing error in jar list elements with a tags
  • SASS partials

Incomplete Content

Work in progress content:

  • Making this website article
  • Giri da spettatore
  • Playlist
  • Cinema
  • The Slots Philosophy
  • add a “première” section to the Everyone page
  • Around the World
    • Alternanza Scuola-Lavoro
    • date ospiti Giffoni cineforum
    • Incontri Masterclass
    • Film in concorso Giffoni
    • giri
      • opera
      • teatro
      • concerti
      • conferenze
  • Add Love Jar item, with all of the definitions of love.
  • Add Zen / Self improvement / Lifestyle / loops Jar item
    • boundaries
    • loop habits
    • The Slots Philosophy
    • self debugging
      • a self-debugging script in programming ideas
  • Add Herbertismo Jar item
  • Add Obsidian in bugs and feature requests
  • A program which counts the number of times a key has been clicked on a keyboard
  • drafts


This is a list. It’s sorted by priority, not amount of work). Thus, quick and easy features might be at the bottom but might also be the first ones to be implemented, while the ones at the top might be the most important, but they may require a longer time and harder work to be completed, so they’ll be finished later.

  1. Self-host media and heavy files on media.tommi.space to make git folder lighter
    • Piwigo integration?
  2. Categories
    • move categories specifications to _data
    • add categories to The Jar notes
    • in every post, show the categories to which it belongs
    • create unique page for all categories, anchor to choose a single one to be improved:
      1. Fix some categories which are repeated multiple times
      2. Fix gradient not being displayed as text color (check CSS Tricks’ titles on hover)
      3. Display Jar elements in tags list
      4. choose once and for all tags VS categories
      5. Instead of inlining specific properties, create classes for every category and create a for loop in SCSS accessing site.data.categories colors
      6. Access category data (such as color, bg-color, description) from the _data folder
      7. Use jekyll-datapage_gen to generate categories pages
      8. Check this plugin)
      9. article 1
      10. article 2
      11. Configure jTag
  3. Color Jar items according to the belonging category
  4. Take the most advantage possible from installed plugins
  5. The Jar reorganization
    • show only parent categories
    • an unstyled simple bullet point list
  6. Access categories colors from posts and jar lists (change the color slightly also for every entry which is untagged)
  7. Backlinks
  8. Get rid of jQuery (it’s used just in one case and it’s not worth it: downloading it takes around 1.5s of the website loading time) and use simple JavaScript for the task it’s used for
  9. Switch to a Zettelkasten approach
  10. Pagination
  11. Thumbnails in Zibaldone’s feed
  12. Improve Jekyll SEO Tag plugin
  13. Visioni
  14. Make EB Garamond and Ubuntu Mono work
  15. a timeline like Jeremy gordon’s or jack.works
  16. Content history
    • now page
    • About page
  17. Convert some Jar elements to _data files
    • Quotes
    • Parole
    • Cinema
    • Jack Frusciante
    • Resources
    • rimm-db
  18. Bookmarked threads on Jekyll Talk (Jelyll’s forum)
  19. implement side-notes
  20. improve header
  21. Make about a page
  22. Configure global properties in _config.yml to perform changes in a quicker way
  23. Improve blockquotes; some insights:
  24. Typography
  25. Mailtrain setup
  26. RSS Feeds management
  27. Mailtrain automation with RSS
  28. Hosting on server instead of using Netlify
  29. CSS only dark/light mode toggle
  30. Improved and smart use of the vh and vw units. A guide
    • .box and .stuff max heights
  31. A page which contains links to ALL PAGES (a sitemap?)
  32. Stick the menu bar to the bottom instead of sticking it to the top, as in Humane Tech website
  33. Sorting / filtering (using JavaScript?)
    • in Zibaldone and The Jar: language and category filter
    • in Books: Sorting
  34. Configure Webmentions
  35. Includes with CC0 and All rights reserved to be added is specific pages
  36. Switch to Hugo
  37. Design improvements
    • make shades slightly colored, according to the belonging object
    • refine the color palette


Check Awesome Jekyll Plugins. A list of interesting plugins which aren’t installed yet follows:

Creative experiments


  • Animations (little and simple but effective)
    • buttons: xs and menus (see tokyo-voice.jp or traxmag.com)
  • back-to-top button
  • basic coloured biiig shapes
  • Better Open Graph Protocol integration
  • Button inner-shadow instead of transform when hovering
  • “blogroll”: a list of blogs which inspire me, see Pawlean
  • change mobile browser bar colour
  • custom selection colour for text
  • customise 404 page
  • Creative Commons (or, in general, a license) for every image of the site (one for every image or one specified) FOOTER CC LICENSE
  • categories description and link to stuff
  • checkbox styling
  • Convert to flex
  • CSS cleanup
  • CSV databases (check this post)
  • cursor styling
  • final header configuration
  • Fix jekyll-target-blank plugin, which is NOT WORKING! See the related issue.
  • gif instead of images
  • Global search
  • Hover effects
  • id anchor links
  • inline code styling
  • input fields styling
  • Language selection straight from landing page - 2020.09.11
  • language switch
  • letter-spacing and word spacing (it’s nice as it is)
  • light/dark mode switch button (I’m deep and dark / I’m bright and shiny)
  • list of belonging categories at the top of the post page
  • Mobile optimisation
  • move stuff extended to The Jar
  • Neumorphism redesign
    1. Start by smoothing corners
    2. go on by using this tool
    3. use Eva icons
  • Now page
  • page image preview when sending link, see the Open Graph Protocol
  • Poetry
    • section instead of category
    • custom styling
  • Privacy Policy
  • RSS Feed
  • separate website/repo/domain for web and online resources or for geek stuff in general (configured as The Jar)
  • Serif font styling in posts
  • Share button
  • Share on Jekyll showcase
  • stuff extended
  • SVG buttons
  • Switch to SCSS for styling
  • table of contents

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