Octopress Blogging System

After several years of maintaining a Wordpress blog, I’ve decided to switch to Octopress. Wordpress worked well for me at first but it seemed to have more functionality than I really needed or wanted. The breaking point happened last night when I tried to upgrade it and the templates I was using no longer worked. Digging into the code was going to be more effort than it was worth. So now I’ve moved on to something simpler.

Octopress uses a different approach then Wordpress for generating content. Octopress generates a static site whereas Wordpress needs MySQL and PHP. I like the simplicty of Octopress and it also makes it easy version control everything w/ git.

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