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Categories vs Tags

When I was using Fanupdate to manage my blog (and also back when I used Cutenews) the only option available to me was categories and I had a lot of them, as you can see currently as they came when I imported my Fanupdate posts to WordPress. WordPress has the option of also tagging posts which is really what I was doing with categories in Fanupdate. Now, I have the choice to use my old catergories as tags and structure my posts more by using categories ‘correctly’. There are many different opions surrounding the topic – should you attach posts Read More…

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New Beginnings – Hello 2013

I had intended on writing this entry a lot sooner – it was drafted in January (2013) but I didn’t get around to finishing it. The purpose of this entry is to tell you my goals and plans for myself both offline and online – this is more of a reminder for me. Website Goals: Finish transferring my old Fan update posts to WordPress or at least go through my old Fan Update posts and add those that had an impact on my life or those that I particularly enjoyed writing about to WordPress. Add the following pages back: Articles, Read More…

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Online skeletons in my closet/computer

I’ve been going through my old files on my laptop lately as well as those on my ftp server and I’ve really accumulated a lot of, well, “junk” over the years! Haha! There are “palace dolls(z)”, various Buffy the Vampire Slayer/Angel wallpapers/”blends”, old graphics, i.e. pixels, “scribbles, “quotes” all reminiscent from when I owned a “dollie” site and also from my old Buffy the Vampire Slayer website that was once hosted on Geocities – good times. 🙂 I also found some files in Notepad, notes in fact, on blog ideas, unfinished blog posts etc. Here’s a snippet of a few Read More…

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Marking Old Posts & Bad Fanupdate!

So, I decided to import my previous Fanupdate posts to WordPress – due to a number of reasons, the main one being I like having a record of my blogging history. It’s like keeping old journals, something to look back on and read how you’ve grown and changed. 🙂 While going through my pages, I’ve been reading some of them – it’s funny some of the random things I used to write about. I also noticed while going through Fanupdate that it had learnt a bunch of my regular commenter’s as spam! :/ I’ve now un-marked them as spam and Read More…