Sir Apfelot Blog

9 September 2022

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 36, 2022

What a week right? Apple has unveiled new iPhone, Watch and AirPods Pro models that are available to pre-order starting today. But there were other headlines this week. That's why there is also for today's Friday [...]
24 December 2021

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 51, 2021

Christmas, the tree festival or whatever you celebrate - it takes place today and the corresponding holidays are ahead of us all. Therefore this week you will get a shorter version of the Sir [...]
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 [...]
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 April 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 [...]
25 September 2018

Free GDPR data protection and imprint generator - also free for commercial use

If you are looking for a generator for the imprint or the GDPR data protection page, you will find several offers on the Internet. Some are free for private individuals and small businesses, but cost a usage fee (sometimes EUR 99) for [...]
23 July 2018
Photo: Switching from http to https via htaccess file

WordPress: Redirection from http: // to https: // with the .htaccess file

I don't know how many domains I've fought my way through in the last few weeks to get them GDPR compliant. As soon as there is only one e-mail form on the page, the switch to SSL encryption [...]
27 June 2018

Newsletter software - 4 German, GDPR-compliant providers in comparison

For a month now, newsletter software from providers in Germany has been more in demand than ever. Because on May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation of the European Union, EU-GDPR for short, came into force. This sees much stricter requirements for the [...]
25 May 2018

Klick-Tipp - Newsletter software "Made in Germany"

As part of the big topic of data protection and the EU GDPR, which has been in force since the end of May 2018, the search for good newsletter software or a reliable mailing service provider who takes data protection-compliant mailings seriously has become a major topic. [...]
25 May 2018

Sir Apfelot Wochenschau - Apple and tech news of week 21

Today is Friday, May 25th, 2018. Not only is this the deadline on which the new General Data Protection Regulation of the European Union (EU-GDPR) comes into force, but also the occasion for a new Sir Apfelot newsreel. [...]