I successfully migrated this website from MovableType 4.35 to WordPress 3.8.1. These are my notes from the migration in case they are helpful for anyone else. The good news is this is pretty straightforward, and there are plenty of notes out there (just search the internet for “WordPress MovableType import”). The tricky parts are the … Continue reading Migration from MovableType Complete
The code and design for this site have pretty stagnant for the last two years. Everything was functional, but the design was old and needed some serious improvement. With the recent release of MovableType 4.1, I decided to put some time into this and get it upgraded. Many hours later, it’s done! I spent lots … Continue reading Upgrade to MovableType 4.1 Complete
After playing with the beta build on a couple of systems, I finally updated this site to the new Movable Type 3.2 release. It was a little more complicated that I had hoped, but I was being extra careful and tried running in a “staging” location first. I started down the path of creating a … Continue reading MovableType 3.2
(Updated: Corrected link to the sample presentation.) Anil Dash from Six Apart posted instructions for implementing Eric Meyer’s S5 slideshow system with MovableType templates. This is a great example of both the simplicity of the S5 system and the power of a template-driven website. In a couple of minutes, I implemented the technique on Cantoni.org … Continue reading S5 and MovableType
I’ve finally decided to give MovableType a try to see how it compares to CityDesk.