In May 2010 I gave some serious thought to moving this blog to WordPress
, but doing so wasn't easy and I stopped short.
So, I took another look at WordPress, and was impressed! The current version of WordPress (version 3.2.1) now comes with a great default theme, Twenty Eleven
, which is written in HTML5, has pretty good overall structure, and uses ARIA extensively throughout the site. All I had to do to get up and running was tweak the style sheet. Before doing that though, I needed to be sure I could successfully move all my Blogger content. That had been the show stopper in my previous attempt, but this time it was simple.
Wordpress now includes a Blogger Importer plugin. In the WordPress admin site, just go to Tools > Import, or you can download it directly
Unlike the last time I tried this, there were no complications at all. After launching the plugin, I just had to sign in to my Blogger account, select my blog, and click a button, and in seconds all my content, including all comments, was in WordPress, where you're reading it now.
Welcome to my new improved blog!
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