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260 moving day

I have decided to move my blog back to Blogger.  I have been struggling with the what to do since they announced the acquisition of Posterous to Twitter. I  truly hope they keep the Posterous site up and running (because I love it), but they have been plagued with problems in the last few weeks and no longer respond to help requests – not a good sign.
It has been a very difficult transition.  Posterous does not allow for exporting.  WordPress.com is supposed to import Posterous blogs, but I found it only pulled data from 2011 to present.  Not sure what I will do with my posts that go back as far as 2009.  Hopefully when Posterous does go under, they will provide us with a way to keep all of our data.  
Initially I I thought I’d use WordPress.com, but I cannot stand their interface.  It’s clunky and does not consistently pull data from other sources – I had photos of all shapes and sizes and no idea how to get them the way I wanted without removing and re-uploading.  No thank you!  So, it’s back to Blogger.  I am still on the fence about self-hosting via WordPress and may go that way someday, but since I follow a lot of Blogger blogs, I thought  this might be the easiest way to go.  Seems funny to come full circle – I started my first blog on Blogger back in 2004.  
 I will likely continue to post here till it goes belly up, but will officially move to yf.yffoto.com.  Please come visit me at my new home!  
  • April 16, 2012 - 2:43 am

    Angela King - you know i’m following you! 🙂ReplyCancel

  • April 17, 2012 - 3:53 pm

    fromthesidekick - The biggest reason I went to WordPress was because of the Vox export. I’ve used Blogger before and have no beefs with it, it just didn’t offer the import from Vox. One of my biggest beefs with WordPress is the way it deals with pictures. I *loved* the ability to insert a strip of pictures (horizontal or vertical) into my posts but WordPress only allows me to insert a “gallery” – which I’m not a fan of. Anyhoo, you know I’ll follow!ReplyCancel

    • April 17, 2012 - 4:12 pm

      Yvette - Yes, the gallery kills me. And because I’m still autoposting at times from Posterous it does all sorts of wonky things. Hopefully I can settle in here. 🙂ReplyCancel

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