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Trying to avoid web trackers

AZ Backcountry Explorers πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡²
(@azbce)
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It's super difficult when building a website. Unless you know web design, it's nearly impossible to do. The biggest technology Goliaths have set the standards for web development and embedded themselves in every aspect of online life, literally.

A team of Twitter developers originally developed the very coding language that runs this website. It is now the most widely used framework for designing highly interactive, mobile-friendly websites. In other words, if you want to stay in the game, you need to use their technology.

However, the good thing is it's all open source, which means I can take advantage of the tools developed by the big tech companies without letting them into my site. But today, that changed. 

Our push notification system that I spent hours configuring is a third-party service provided by OneSignal. They use Twitter to analyze data about god knows what. So that's a NO GO. 

We will be removing the push system and replacing it with an open-source program run by us!

NO WEB TRACKERS ON THIS SITE!

 

I am standing up for what I believe is right.

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Topic starter Posted : January 15, 2021 9:16 pm
AZ Backcountry Explorers πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡²
(@azbce)
Adventure Seeker Admin

Thank god I fixed it. It turns out it was part of something completely different. 

Only a single web tracking cookie remains on our site, and it's only used to track if our users have installed our app and subscribed to notifications. It is not used by other websites and is only set if you opt-in to notifications or download the app.

The privacy policy will be coming soon.

Cheers!

I am standing up for what I believe is right.

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Topic starter Posted : January 15, 2021 11:04 pm