Galleries. Who doesn’t love galleries? We use them all the time here and with some of the new carousel options for thumbnails and the like it’s getting pretty slick to use it via Jetpack and the many other plugins out there that’ll give you those features. But WordPress isn’t the only one thinking galleries, some like Posthaven are introducing their version and it’s not too bad, right?
TechCrunch shared some news that made me crack a big smile as I read it: In the past 30 days alone, 15 million posts have been imported into the platform [WordPress.com]. The top two services that tend to migrate to WordPress are Blogger and Tumblr, Mullenweg tells me. And then there is Posterous. It’s neat to see how many people are finding WordPress as a go-to solution for their blogging needs and yet how many try another service first, either out of ignorance of WordPress’ existence or because they didn’t feel like it “solved” their felt needs. But I wish more […]
We’ve covered already the fact that Posterous was also heading south and we’ve written how you can get those posts out of Posterous too. It’s too bad really, especially since shops like Obox has partnered with them in the past creating a set of themes even for them historically. But they are going the extra mile by not only receiving those themes back that they developed but also releasing them for free – all 5 of them:
As someone who has many friends on Posterous I can understand the pain of Posterous closing down. Many people I know have been facing the decision over what platform to switch their blogs over to. Of course, as a self proclaimed WordPress evangelist I have been doing my part in convincing people to switch to WordPress from their original blogs but there is one issue that remains…how can I easily transfer all my blog posts from my Posterous blog to WordPress? If the thought of copying and pasting hundreds of blog posts makes your stomach turn then worry no more because a few years […]
Fascinating how blog platforms come and go, right? As many of you have been made aware, Posterous has gone the way of the deadpool and will be permanently closed in less than 2 months time: On April 30th, we will turn off posterous.com and our mobile apps in order to focus 100% of our efforts on Twitter. This means that as of April 30, Posterous Spaces will no longer be available either to view or to edit. Right now and over the next couple months until April 30th, you can download all of your Posterous Spaces including your photos, videos, […]