Experiencing MovableType

Changing from Blogger to MovableType is a little like trading up from a Honda to a Lexus. The new gadgets are fun to play with but confusing at first. You need to learn new routines.

  1. First of all, it's great to have one place where I can write about any topic. MovableType lets me assign a "Category" to my posts.


  2. Moveable Type lets me save entries in Draft form. With Blogger Pro, I could Post but not Publish; that always felt like a bit of a kludge.

  3. It's easy to break an item into pieces so the reader sees the beginning of a post and is directed to another page for a continuation.

  4. After saving an entry, the default is to leave it on the editing screen until pressing "New Entry." This encourages a blogger to save as you go. (I've lost long entries in Blogger when something crashed before I'd saved an entry.)

  5. When I make a new entry, notice of the change automatically appears on www.weblogs.com


Posted by Jay Cross at August 28, 2002 09:24 AM | TrackBack
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