The short answer is “Yes”. I’ve opted to rebuild the site, but I’m keeping my
For many, many years, I’ve run this customized site based upon TextPattern. I presumed that it’d be easier to scrap it than to rebuild, having given up on my own CMS years prior for similar compatibility and maintenance concerns (and lets’ face it- poorly written spaghetti code by a PHP3 compliant non-templatable system).
Last year about this time, I stated I was looking for alternatives. I tried Ghost, Grav, and a ton of everything else in between. I just didn’t like them. Still, I started working on HTMLy.. sorry, still not my style for blog posts.
I trudged on, telling myself “another day”. After all, I could always export my content, or just use the old RSS 0.92/2.0 format (there is a long story that goes along with that), and import into virtually anything bloggy- even though RSS is pretty much unheard of now.
Well, it ended up being quite a bit easier than I thought. Not only that, but the community went out of their way to assist me with finding plugins I relied upon which were deprecated, and even some suggestions on moving forward in Web 3.x CSS designs. Thank you, TXP Community!