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Randman
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Jul 28, 2008, 11:22 AM
 
For a long time, I used iBlog since it was quick and easy. Got away from it but now that I have settled back into life stateside, was thinking of getting back into it.

But I have no idea what's best. Wordpress? I use that for a work-blog we all have access to.

OH, and despite its headaches, would like something that is useable on .mac/mobileme as I have it paid through most of next year and have a ton of space on it to work with.

Thanks, in advance.

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Jul 28, 2008, 12:01 PM
 
WordPress is good, but since MobileMe doesn't allow you to run any kind of software on its site, your choices are pretty much iWeb and iBlog as far as my knowledge of blogging software goes. But to be clear, I don't actually use client-side blogging software like that.
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Jul 28, 2008, 12:29 PM
 
Yeah, you aren't going to get very much on .Mac/MobileMe. Blogs consisting of static pages (ala iWeb) are barely deserving the name.
     
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Jul 28, 2008, 02:32 PM
 
WordPress works good and its very customizable. I use it on my own blog.
I pay $9.99/mo for hosting with Dreamhost.com but it includes a domain name registration and they have a one click install of wordpress plus a bunch of other features.
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Jul 28, 2008, 02:34 PM
 
Oh...and as far as software on the mac I use ECTO. It will communicate with your wordpress blog.
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Jul 28, 2008, 02:35 PM
 
I just started using Wordpress and I'm loving it. I haven't really dug into it yet, as for customizing wise.
     
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Jul 29, 2008, 01:27 AM
 
Here are two blogs that I run. My own and my church.. You just add plugins.

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Jul 29, 2008, 01:54 AM
 
Originally Posted by besson3c View Post
Yeah, you aren't going to get very much on .Mac/MobileMe. Blogs consisting of static pages (ala iWeb) are barely deserving the name.
Eh, with all the caching plugins these days, that's what WordPress is slowly morphing into. It's just generated server-side rather than client-side.
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Jul 29, 2008, 11:11 AM
 
Originally Posted by Chuckit View Post
Eh, with all the caching plugins these days, that's what WordPress is slowly morphing into. It's just generated server-side rather than client-side.
how are caching plug-ins to allow for site-wide search, comments/moderation, and all of the other databasey things that WP does?

Local client software is a poor substitute for faking databasey things.
     
   
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