Finally registered chrisjrob.com for my blog. Update your bookmarks, feeds, etc.
The old chrisjrob.wordpress.com will continue to work, but will redirect to chrisjrob.com. At least until the day I decide to leave WordPress whereon I will disappear into oblivion.
Actually, I am very happy with WordPress.com, so am unlikely to be leaving any time soon.
After a couple of weeks on WordPress, I have decided that I am using Categories and Tags badly, basically my tags and categories were close to being the same and I was struggling to know how to use them.
What I have decided is to cut down on the number of categories and treat these as “feeds”; so I have a technology feed, a Linux feed, a Debian feed, and only a couple of others. These are the feeds to which I am committing to maintain, so if you are only interested in my posts on Linux, you can feel confident about changing your subscription to my Linux category.
The remaining categories are: Continue Reading
I wanted to change my blog so that the home page only has an opening paragraph of each blog post, rather than having the full text. In my opinion this makes the blog easier and more pleasant to navigate. Unfortunately it seems that in trying to achieve this, I changed the RSS feed as well.
My apologies for this error, it wasn’t deliberate and I do appreciate that it is more convenient to read the whole text from within your chosen RSS aggregator. Although it was nice having the additional page views – twice as many today as yesterday…
I think I have corrected the problem, so we should be back to full text for this and all subsequent posts. If not, let me know!