Welcome to our new home!

Thankfully we have not moved house, but I have moved 12d204b7-1451-4a60-b03b-691b2a1347d2the Anglers Rest blog, and all 2000+ posts. I feel quite exhausted! Having procrastinated for several months I of course wish I had moved it earlier, especially as I now have to go through and add each post into my preferred, and newly organised categories.

In Blogger tags are called labels and when you import a Blogger blog into WordPress labels become categories which was not what I wanted at all. I am currently going through each post and tweaking the category/tag options. That task won’t complete overnight (or several hundred nights) I am sure, but all the posts are available and many are tagged as uncategorized.

That hasn’t been the only change. I have switched across the platform for the website that exists to accompany my book, Tracing Your European Ancestors. The reason is, I have signed a contract for another four books with another publisher, all with a European theme so it seemed sensible to tweak the European Ancestors site accordingly. The link is the same – http://www.european-ancestors.info and if I am honest it was dealing with that who change over last week that encouraged me to make the decision to move the blog.

Normally blogging service will resume shortly!

Julie

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4 Responses to Welcome to our new home!

  1. Julie, having moved a few work blogs I feel for you. I am not sure if there is a plug in for the WordPress.com version but for one of my self hosted blogs there was a plugin to change tags to categories or the other way around. Might save time. Fran

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    • Thanks Fran. There is a tool that can help with the conversion, which I have used, but it understandably doesn’t allow you to tweak the switch over. It seemed sensible to have a little restructure too!

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  2. GeniAus says:

    Congrats on the big move. It’s looking good, Julie.

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