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Jun 20, 2013 - 1 minute read - wordpress octopress migration

Bye Wordpress and thanks for... well... um... yeah...

Well this was bound to happen sooner or later.

For what its worth I find Wordpress an overkill for my needs (aside from thinking that it is a gigantic pile of crap).

So I needed to find an alternative, one that would not make me nauseaus in the process (why yes WP editor, I am thinking of you).

After some thought(a very minor one I might add), I concluded that I like Octopress very much, so here we are.

Migration was mostly painless thans to Exitwp that parsed the wordpress exported xml and converted it into markdown.

Biggest gotcha was that I had to go and clean up the code block tags from WP, by clean up I mean replace them with either inline code blocks or backticks.

So here is to me writing more…