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New blog powered by pelican

I changed my blogging platform from Wordpress to Pelican. Pelican is a static html generator written in Python. I also changed the whole design. It’s a bootstrap-theme with some little modifications.

The reason I changed from Wordpress is the effort to maintain a secure and up-to-date installation opposed to static html files with only minimal Javascript. Also there’s no need for me to use a full fledged CMS like Wordpress when all I want to do is write some blog-posts about technical things I like. Maybe I’ll also describe the process that is moving from Wordpress to Pelican.

There’s still Piwik running in the background to gather some statistics about the posts I write. If you do not want to be tracked, you can opt out here[].

The commenting system is called isso, a “leightweight disqus alternative” powered by Python.

So…if there are some glitches or things not working like expected, leave a comment or shoot me an email!

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