I think it has been a few months since I was actively writing stuff. Baz shut down his webpage and I had to download all my content to not lose it.

Although I’m in the web business for a few years (well, 7 as Full Stack Developer), I wanted to self host my stuff. I searched for a bunch of hours to find something useful. I could have used WordPress right away, but I didn’t want to. I wanted something new.

Initially, I checked out again. It is open-source self-hosted blogging software. But it looked kinda complicated. I continued to search and stumbled upon a great GitHub project ([]) which looked really promising.

I set it up and added a few of my really, really old posts from the time I was writing in German.
Months pass and I didn’t update the site, nor did I write something. All my content is still lying around on my hard drive.

A few days back I finally decided to sign up for the hosted stuff. I don’t have my views, so I thought the smallest package should hold me over for a good while. With 9 USD a month it isn’t really expensive.

Now the hard part starts. I need to go through all my previously published posts and articles and need to republish them there. Maybe I could also work on some of the longer articles again and try to get a few regular readers there? also lets me build a Newsletter and membership service without much hassle. Although I don’t need it yet, who knows what the future will bring?
Ha I am interested in what the future brings as well. Hopefully you blog here until that future arrives lol
2021-04-16 15:18:11
Ghost came up in my search of where to host a newsletter. I would be curious to hear about your experience with it.
2021-04-16 15:55:11