FIX: The provider “cPanel (powered by Sectigo)” cannot currently accept incoming requests. The system will try again later.

A while back I noticed my cPanel/WHM server was struggling with renewing certificates through its AutoSSL feature. The error I got back was this: The “cPanel (powered by Sectigo)” provider cannot currently accept incoming requests. The system will try again later. Scouring the web for solutions I found some potential ones such as chmod’ing some …

CSS in 2022 (and beyond) (2022.09.09 @ Fronteers Conf)

On September 9, I was in Utrecht for Fronteers Conference 2022 – a conference I’ve been attending since back in 2009. This time – after a two year hiatus due to youknowwhat – I was very glad to be back! This time not as an attendee though, but as a speaker. In my talk I …

Convert a Keynote presentation to a set of hi-res images

To create presentations I like to use Keynote, mainly thanks to its animation feature. I admit that it took me some time to get accustomed to it – and that not all is perfect – but I think I’ve become efficient at using it over time. The transitions and animations – such as seen in …

JavaScript: Restart all CSS Animations of an Element

Recently built a demo that demonstrated a specific animation. Only problem: if you missed it, you had no way of restarting it. Instead of forcing the visitor to reload the page, this little JavaScript-snippet – attached to a button click – did the trick: const restartAnimations = ($el) => { $el.getAnimations().forEach((anim) => { anim.cancel(); anim.play(); …

The CSS Cascade: A Deep Dive (2022.06.09 @ CSS Day)

On June 9 & 10, I was in Amsterdam for CSS Day – a conference I’ve been attending since it’s very first edition in 2013. This time – after a two year hiatus due to youknowwhat – I was very glad to be back! This time not as an attendee though, but as a speaker. …