Thursday, December 27, 2007

Moving to Wordpress Very Soon!

I have been with Blogger/Blogspot for the last one year, and it has not been a bad experience in anyway, but very soon I will be moving to a self-hosted WordPress blog using my own domain. The popularity and versatility of the WordPress blogging platform has always fascinated me.

Everything has already been set up, though a few glitches still exist. Like the errors in importing the posts and comments from techXtreme in the new website. It is most probably to due to the fact that I am on a Windows-based server while WordPress is "most OK" with the LAMP package (Linux-Apache-mySQL-PHP). I am trying something round the simple and suggested default procedure to get everything right with my friend Leo {} and will kick start when everything is all set right.

I haven't started to publicize the new blog, even though the posts and comments till 25th of December are available, because I may need to flush the database as I have lost the access to administration panel and hence its impossible to manage anything like this. It won't be a good idea to ride a horse with no reins. That is why, I won't still be disclosing the site address.

I'll surely post when I am done with the development process or rather, I will redirect this to the new website. Till then stay tuned to techXtreme.

Update::: Alexa rank for techXtreme has jumped higher to 845,692 from 996,735

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dianeclancy expressed...

Great!! I think self-hosted WordPress rocks!! Many hosts also have simple one-click installs and updates. And it is so cool how helpful the WordPress community is!

It does seems that there have been a lot of problems with Blogger lately from what I have been reading.

Now we just have to get you over to Mac and you will really cruise!! (mostly joking)

~ Diane Clancy

Patriot expressed...

yeah , self hosted wordpress is cool. And its great your doing this now before your blog really takes off.

Abhinav expressed...

I don't agree. Blogspot is not just a blogging site. It is a community and a very close knit one at that. I've met many good bloggers on blogspot whom I wouldn't have met otherwise.

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