Jake Trent

Conversion from Octopress to Hugo

Several weeks ago, I decided it was time for me to move on from Octopress. It’s given me a good run. But there were a couple of causes that pushed me over the edge. My experience has been good with a few pains in the conversion.

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Octopress vs. WordPress

Why would one choose Octopress over WordPress? What are the pros and cons? I’ve recently implemented a blog – this blog – in WordPress. It was a difficult decision for me. At the time, I looked at Octopress, but I was jazzed by the success of others on WordPress, and I wanted to try it out. I’m glad that I did try it out, but now I’m glad that I’ve switched to Octopress. Here’s why.

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Blog Topics

I was inspired by Michael Hyatt’s book, Platform, to start writing this blog. As he suggested, I just started writing. But also as he suggested, I’ve been percolating over what my blog topics will be. I’ve just been writing for several weeks. I’ve finally settled in on a number of categories that will help me focus a bit. But each are plenty broad to be able to write on most any and all things related to software.

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Why I Chose a WordPress Blog

Some might ask why a guy who loves his life of code would choose WordPress as the framework for one of his websites. Well, I chose a WordPress blog. I almost didn’t. It’s been a long time coming. It’s early in the game, but I think it was a good choice.

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