I’ve made a simple page that brings together third-party tools I find useful when launching web projects. Enter a URL once then check its metadata, links, headers, etc.
Dramatically decrease your page's initial CSS load. WhatCSS.info automatically generates a minified version of the bare minimum CSS a user needs to begin interacting with your site. [more inside]
Just a little random text generator using chunks of the musical Hamilton and the WordPress plugin Any Ipsum. Because you can't get Hamilton out of your head AND you have a project that needs filler text.
In addition to standard web analytics features — view detailed visitor information in real time on a world map, analyze historical information on visits, record events, and so on — Awesomelytics lets you retrieve visitor events on any of your properties from any of your other properties when you install the tracking code on multiple websites. This allows you to follow your users as they move between your sites and act on information gleaned on your other websites. Installation is straightforward and is documented for various platforms. A WordPress plugin is also available.
Found in the Past is a blog dedicated to sharing the history of, and stories about, a family. [more inside]