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the problem with images

So, I’m trying to collect all the images from my old site and put ’em in one single directory here. It’s not straightforward. And it hasn’t been easy. Why? Follow the link to discover the amazing pretzel-logic of which images were where

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I’m going to learn how to do MySQL Query strings for find and replace, boys and girls! ouch! (forgot to do find/replace for image tag sequences in the MT export before importing. The bad news: that was dumb. Good news: well, this’ll cause me to get over that particular hurdle.). So this is going to […]

Wow, that was fast!

22 days Time spent to export Manila site and import into newly created Movable Type weblog. (Note: work was conducted intermittently over 22 days.) 2 hours Time spent to export Movable Type site and import into newly created WordPress weblog. (Note: Actual work time was less; I did some Photoshop work in there, too. Site […]

The weekend weblog transition

Another in a series of thinking-out-loud posts about what is required to move from my old weblog host (using UserLand Manila) to a new one. I’m no longer posting on the Manila site, I’m posting here, using Movable Type on TypePad. [only now you’re reading this on a WordPress blog. Weblog acrobatic abound!] My Manila […]