Essential Applications for macOS

macOS Working Environment (Sierra, El Capitan)

This list once started out as my personal check list for setting-up a fresh Mac (and it still serves that purpose). Due to its nature the list is continuously evolving. So don’t forget to check back from time to time.  Continue reading Essential Applications for macOS

Bulk-Export Mails from Apple Mail, Part II

Apple’s mail client has an annoying limitation: If you want to export mail messages as .eml or .emlx you have to do it one by one, i.e. dragging one message at a time from the Mail App’s window to a Finder window. It won’t let you drag several messages at the same time.

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However with a small script this limitation can be circumvented easily. (This is Part II of the other Mail Export post.)

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Alternatives to the Jetpack Plugin for WordPress

Jetpack is Automattic’s widely used mega plugin for standalone WordPress installations. Amongst others it brings features from wordpress.com to wordpress.org installations. Currently it comprises 36(!) modules that can individually be activated or deactivated.

You can see Jetpack either as an ample extension of WordPress, or simply as an example of pure bloat.  Continue reading Alternatives to the Jetpack Plugin for WordPress