How I Moved my Blog to WordPress from Movable Type

Thoughts about my experience of migrating my 10-year old blog from an ancient blogging platform to a modern one.

I started my blog 13 years ago, in 2003. At the time, Movable Type was the most popular blogging platform; although a challenger, in the form of WordPress, had newly arrived on the blogging scene. Continue reading “How I Moved my Blog to WordPress from Movable Type”

11 Reasons Why You Should Write Long List Posts

It’s no secret that lists are a popular blog post format. Long lists of resources, in particular, can be a very successful type of post in terms of driving traffic and raising awareness of your site. Just check out Smashing Magazine for numerous examples. Continue reading “11 Reasons Why You Should Write Long List Posts”

Easy Way to Display Well-Formatted Code on a Web Page

Quick Highlighter is an online tool for displaying nicely formatted code on a web page.

A while back I posted about a useful tool for presenting nicely formatted code in blog posts. Well, Quick Highlighter is a similar online service that includes color highlighting based on the language you are displaying. Continue reading “Easy Way to Display Well-Formatted Code on a Web Page”