I toyed with decorating my blog for Halloween but, lacking inspiration, I decided there was another way to ensure my blog looks suitably gruesome. Sad geek that I am, I have spent the long weekend switching from Movable Type (MT) to WordPress blogging software! 🙂
If you don’t have a clue what that means, you’re not missing much. The upshot of it all is that my blog will probably be behaving a bit strangely over the next few days (weeks? months? 😀 ) while I deal with the aftermath of the changeover. So, if something is not working right or looking pink enough, I would greatly appreciate it if you could let me know!
I have been meaning to make this change for ages. It will be much easier for me to tweak the look and functionality in future and I am delighted to have MT out of my hair at long last, even if moving away from it gave me a few grey hairs. 🙂 The moral of the story is: don’t put off doing something to save yourself some hassle, because the longer you leave it the more hassle it will be!
I have also tried to clear out my sidebar a bit. I have moved all my links to a separate page. Most of them are missing at the moment, but I have always wanted to link to more places and I think that is a better way of doing it. I miss my blogroll though, so it may make a comeback. I have also made an archives page, as the lists were becoming a bit unwieldy. I am conscious of the fact that I will need to link to these more prominently (basically copy the impeccable Mr Finucane!) but I need to give the old noggin a rest for now…
I hope to post again soon, but Happy Halloween in case I don’t. I’m off to eat more of my ghost and pumpkin marshmallows. 🙂