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Mirror Sites Operational

Posted by RightWingRocker on November 3, 2006

Due to a recent increase in Blogger outages, I’ve set up a couple of mirror sites. These sites DO NOT have comment areas, so you’ll have to come back here to comment. Still, this will give people a place to go if there is an outage. I’ve also noticed an increase in traffic since I put them up. Maybe these mirror sites will help bring the RWRepublic to more people, which can only be a good thing.

At any rate, here are the addresses:

rightwingrocker.wordpress.com

rightwingrocker.blogsome.com

Comments will only be available at the blogspot address and rightwingrocker.com.

Enjoy!

RWR

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Possible Changes Coming On …

Posted by RightWingRocker on October 31, 2006

I’ve had very few problems with Blogger (my blog host) over the 21 months I’ve been at this, but I’ve long known that most bloggers outgrow their service at some point. The recent run of long outages has me considering other options. I’ve put feelers out with a number of free blogging services (I just can’t afford to pay for it), and there may be some changes in the near future.

I would like some advice from others out there, if you wouldn’t mind. I’ve checked out the following: Blog-city.com, Blogsome.com, and WordPress.com. Any comments regarding the pros/cons of each and/or another option (must be free) would be appreciated.

Thanks!

RWR

Update 11/1: Looking into some really good options, but there’s going to be a lot of stuff to tweak. One thing I’m trying to preserve is the basic look and feel of this template, which I really like. I also want to hopefuly continue using Haloscan comments as well. I’m even looking into the idea of having “mirror” sites, which would enable me to keep this blog and simultaneously post on others so that readers could get around a Blogger outage. – RWR

Update 11/1(#2): I’ve got a mirror site of sorts up at WordPress.com. Hopefully I can get the look and feel up to a reasonable standard. It might not even be that hard to maintain both it and this blog, especially if the comments could be worked out to reflect both blogs. Who knows. WordPress has a lot of beeps and whistles that I’m going to have to play with. – RWR

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