New Blog Growing Pains: Transition

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I’ll keep it short and sweet this week. I accomplished all my goals!

  1. Write a post on Scrum Day ✓
  2. Get blog portion of WordPress install functioning with comments 
  3. Fill in personal biographical information on the homepage. ✓

A quick clarification on the last point. The biographical information is in my About Me page which doesn’t show up in any sort of site navigation yet. The default WordPress theme is a blog layout which doesn’t include any sort of traditional site navigation. You can search for blog posts and browse the archives; that’s it. I’ve got my Scrum Day post ready to go and will test out WordPress’s ability to “auto-post” based on setting a posted date in the future. You should see that post Friday morning.
Also, this is the first post that I am dual posting — both on blogger and WordPress.  For this, I’m using IFTT.com to post to Blogger once a new WordPress post is detected. If you’ve never used IFTT then you have been missing out. Checkout their shared recipes catalog to see the cool stuff their users have come up with. The best part it, it’s free!

I’ve begun the process of migrating posts across but the auto-import plugin I used initially didn’t pull posts across to my satisfaction. I’ve got 33 posts left to manually migrate, but I’ll get them all eventually.

Goals for next week

  1. Auto-post Scrum Day write-up
  2. Migrate 20 posts
  3. Choose a theme that has site navigation

Work in Progress by juliengrondin hosted on dreamstime.com

jknight

Jason is a developer, Scrum Master, writer, teacher, coach, husband, father, and community leader out of Tulsa Oklahoma. He's been delivering software since 2007 and absolutely loves the values and principles of agility especially as given form by the Scrum framework.