Meandering Out Loud

Don Thorp’s Musing, Muttering, and Mischief Along a Random Path


It’s been ages since I’ve posted anything to the blog on my site, because I just got fed up with the data entry. Today, on a whim, I decided to see how much effort it would be to take my old blog from and move it to a wordpress blog.

The export from Moveable Type and import into WordPress went smoothly. It took me a moment to figure out why my posts weren’t showing up. It’s because a WordPress import brings the articles in as drafts. Once I figured that out, I went through and published each post.

It wasn’t completely flawless, because I still need to fix up some URLs that used root relative URLs from my original site (e.g. /gallery instead of I may also install WordPress on my system and then it’ll be less of an issue.

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May 5th, 2007

Don Thorp



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