Sir Apfelot Blog

11 December 2020

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 50, 2020

The third Advent is just around the corner, but the Sir Apfelot newsreel is still cleverly pushing past it. Today you can find the Apple and Tech-News here in the blog, which I received in calendar week 50 [...]
18 JULY 2020

My experiences with Borlabs: Legally secure cookie plugin for WordPress

Anyone who operates a website must include a cookie notice and a corresponding adjustment option for visitors. In my opinion, the Borlabs plugin is the best solution for WordPress to actually make tracking cookies rejectable for visitors. Borlabs [...]
April 19, 2020
Wordpress, Borlabs Cookie and the white bar

Reader question: White bar above blog content blocks reading and scrolling

Some time ago I had an inquiry from a reader and today the question came up again: Why is it that for some people in the mobile view on iPad and iPhone [...]
28. January 2020
Embed YouTube videos in Wordpress without cookies

Integrate YouTube into WordPress without cookies in accordance with GDPR

Although I produce very little for YouTube myself, I find other people's videos very helpful. Even with Mac or iPhone problems, a video is sometimes more descriptive than writing a lot of words. This shows […]
2. October 2019

Instructions: Which cookies does my website store?

Due to a current ruling by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on October 01.10.2019st, XNUMX, the cookie problem is boiled up again and, from the point of view of website operators, more topical than ever. Because currently, according to the judgment, when a page is viewed, only technical [...]
April 2, 2019

Finally peace and quiet: hide annoying cookie notices via browser plug-in

A practical browser plug-in called I don't care about cookies comes from the developer Daniel Kladnik from Croatia. With this extension for the web browser, annoying cookie messages can be sent to the [...]
17. May 2018

ePrivacy Regulation - the EU is ruining the internet

On May 25, 2018, the EU GDPR, the basic data protection regulation of the European Union, which is intended to protect data protection on the Internet and thus benefit consumers. But the European confederation is already taking a step [...]
April 13, 2018

Without a plugin: Include a cookie notice on your own website

On May 25, 2018, the EU GDPR will come into force and operators of websites, blogs, online shops and the like in the European Union will be encouraged to pay more attention to data protection. A [...]
26. March 2018

Blogger and data protection: EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in force from May 2018

The new EU-wide General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR for short, will come into force on May 25, 2018. It aims to improve data protection for EU citizens. Companies based here as well as companies with EU customers located elsewhere or their data must [...]