With the upcoming release of WordPress 2.7, I’m considering redesigning the look of this blog – especially if the current theme fails to be compatible.
The official release of 2.7 will be in 5 days (on December 10th), but I’ll probably change over to Release Candidate 1 before that, at which point I will disable themes and plug-ins so as to determine which will work and which will not without affecting the upstime of the site too much. So if Marty Blog goes “vanilla” and reverts back to the default WordPress theme for a while in the coming days, don’t worry – it’s just Marty tinkerin’ with the new WordPress.
It’s funny how these sorts of things grow on you – a few years ago I had neither the time nor the interest in maintaining a blog. When I finally came around and felt it might be an interesting endeavor, I entered into it a bit timidly, and spent lots of time trying to figure out which software would be the most versatile, and the easiest to use. WordPress had a nice, clean look to it, and looking over the feature list and stumbling upon many sites that used it helped push me over the edge to try it out.
It turned out that my investigating paid off – and I’ve been enjoying WordPress for over a year now. The amount of updates and the quality of the plug-ins available has always impressed me, and I hope that I can say the same moving forward into the big changes with version 2.7 over the coming weeks.
If you’re interested in blogging, I recommend giving WordPress a shot. You’ll probably like it!