Rough edges, or: WordPress is Harder Than It Looks

Most of the transition went smoothly. I had the site on for a while and just copied the files across and then fixed the inevitable few glitches. After correcting the Site URL everything worked!

Except it didn’t.

Here is a list of what I had to fix afterward:

  • Jetpack Markdown support (still not quite working)
  • Jetpack connection
  • Jetpack site monitoring
  • The Home entry in the menu bar (it was a custom link)

Seems like a small list, sure, but the biggest problem with all of them is that I don’t play any basketball.

Welcome to the new site! Again!

You may have noticed that the site looks a little bit different now. Actually, it looks very different. You almost certainly noticed it looks a little bit different.

That’s because I’ve migrated the site to WordPress! I used to use Jekyll, which is great in theory but difficult in practice because you have to pull out a command line and FTP in order to make any changes.

This is going to be a fairly long blog post, the longest I’ve had so far. There’s a lot to cover today, so hold on to your hats!

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