I posted a few weeks ago about how I was going to go on a diet and change my lifestyle. Yesterday marked 3 weeks on the diet, so I posted a "status report" / "progress report" (I work in IT - you'll have to excuse the IT-esque terminology!). What I didn't go into were some of metrics related to my weight loss / diet blogging. On the technology.ie podcast Conn and I are … [Read more...] about Captain Obvious Says Blogging Regularly Gets Traffic
I've posted a couple of times about the migration from MovableType to Wordpress (and all the other moves that preceded it). One of the things I discovered via the "Redirection" logs was that I was losing quite a bit of traffic due to some "anomalies" and differences between how the permalinks are currently set and how they'd been when the site was using MovableType. While … [Read more...] about Fixing Permalinks With Mod_Rewrite
This site started out on Movable Type years ago .. When they changed their licensing I switched to Wordpress.. And it was on Wordpress for a couple of years.. until it wasn't anymore. So when I switched it to MovableType back in 2007 the "blogroll" I'd been maintaining disappeared, as MT didn't really have a way of handling it (well it did, but it was messy) so I had a … [Read more...] about Do People Still Use Blogrolls? And Would You Want To Be In Mine?
Moving from MovableType to Wordpress involves a bit of fiddling about with redirects. How much fiddling you need to do will vary on your setup. In my case my MovableType URL structure was based loosely on a Wordpress one, as I'd migrated from Wordpress to MovableType previously. Of course if things were that simple life would be a lot easier - and probably a bit more boring … [Read more...] about A Couple of WordPress Plugins and Tips To Help With Migration