Switching from Wordpress to Ghost blog engine

I have now taken the plunge, and migrated away from the clunky Wordpress, and onto a new world of asynchronous javascript, Markdown and minimalism! Wordpress was getting more in the way, instead of making it easier to write blogposts. I ended up writing my posts in markdown in Mou, before posting it directly in Wordpress, instead of using their WYSIWYG editor (which usually just screws up my formatting...) I am so sick of Wordpress' wysiwyg editor ruining my formatting with

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Write your Wordpress posts in Markdown!

I’m probably not alone when it comes to frustration around the post editor system in WordPress… I hate it when suddenly, a small change or edit to my blogpost, mess up the whole post by escaping certain characters, removing formatting or what have you. Thankfully, there is a good solution to this! You can write your blogposts using Markdown instead of wordpress’ special text editor. What’s Markdown? Markdown isn’t new, it’s about ten years old, but

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Linode - The best VPS host

A couple of years ago, I was looking for a good place to host a VPS, with this blog, and other stuff. After testing out a couple of known and little known services, I stumbled across Linode. The VPS you get for your money, is absoslutely worth it! They have a pretty powerful starter plan, with 1 GB of ram and 48 GB of storage. Theres great guides and support for setting things up. Great performance, uptime and customer support.

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