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The Migration March 16, 2006

Posted by Tim in Uncategorized.
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I’ve decided to move from Blogger to WordPress. Blogger was taking too long to load and had serious issues with images. I was trying to redesign my old blog but Blogger was insisting on converting my GIFs/PNGs into JPGs no matter what I did.

WordPress has better content-related functions like categories, trackbacks, and page creation. On the flipside, you can’t customize your templates at all. Although that can be a relief, since you have an excuse for not putting in that effort. I think they’ll get round to it someday.

Fortunately WordPress has an Import tool so I didn’t lose my previous posts – although the image placements are mostly screwed. I also found out that IE has serious issues with WordPress – or it could be PHP – so I migrated to Firefox as well. It managed to duplicate my old posts multiple times so I ended up with nine copies of each article in this blog (for a total of about 400+ articles since I accidentally did it twice). WordPress oddly didn’t have a batch delete function so I had to delete every single one manually!

Anyway, welcome to the new blog, enjoy reading.

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1. sandra - March 17, 2006

You could have just moved to LIVEJOURNAL.

What kind of a nickname is justchal, anyway? :P


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