I thought I’d use this first post to explain the numbering scheme.
As you might expect, each post has an ID. This post’s ID is
Imagine if every post had a Johnny.Decimal ID:
22.02, and so on. My navigation tree would soon get out of control. And I’d run out of numbers quite quickly.
This is a nice example of why I save the
00 numbers. In this case I’m using
22.00, which is the ‘meta’ ID for the blog category, as an ID to represent all blog posts.
Each post then gets its own supplementary ID, starting from
0001. (I’m assuming I’ll never write more than 10,000 posts.)1
Accessing the posts
The main site has a couple of IDs dedicated to viewing lists of posts.
If I add ‘tags’ to future posts, I might use
22.03 and upwards to show pages that list blog posts with a specific tag.
I’m just having a bit of fun with this
None of this was really necessary. :-)
Let’s say I write a post a day. 365 days/year means I could easily hit 1,000 in a couple of years, but at the same rate I’d need to do that until the year 2050 to get close to 10,000. Unlikely. ↩