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New blogging engine

Exactly 3 years after I moved on from Wordpress to Octopress I thought it's time for something new. Some of you might have noticed that I've not much blogged in the past.

A new Octopress version was promised a year ago. While I've liked writing in Markdown, the deployment workflow was horribly broken and keeping Octopress up to date was impossible. I blogged so seldom that I needed to consult the documentation every time in the recent days.

After looking into several projects, Ghost seems most promising. And the good news: it has a split-screen Markdown editor with integrated live preview.

The Ghost Logo

There are several migration scripts out there, but I only found one which was able to also export tags. The import into Ghost worked like a charm.