In case you’ve been wondering why I haven’t posted anything here for the past 3½ years - well, it’s certainly not due to there being nothing to post. The true reason is that, simply put, my dislike for WordPress has surpassed the desire to document what I’ve been doing.
And so, as my backlog of things to document grew, the priority of having a way to do it that doesn’t force me to suffer a mediocre WYSIWYG editor and the limits of browser textarea / HTML editing also grew to the point where it could not be delayed further.
After some messing around, I’m glad to announce that I’ve salvaged my back catalog of posts from WordPress’s clutches, and converted everything to a nice Hugo website, where content is Markdown, versioning is Git, and the editing UI is the text editor of your (my) choice. (If nothing looks different, that would be because I may have been a bit overly meticulous in preserving the current style, with all of its flaws.) Continue reading →