Posted November 21, 2005 by Dave Winer in Uncategorized. 29 Comments
Welcome to my new WordPress blog.
Hey they have a nice way of working with pictures! Wowo, that was easy.
That’s a picture of Jack Benny. He was a famous comedian of the 20th Century.
Posted by Liam Burke on November 21, 2005 at 11:56 pm
Posted by PXLated on November 22, 2005 at 12:09 am
>> I have a WordPress blog now.
Posted by PXLated on November 22, 2005 at 12:10 am
Ooops…it got cut in half…the other half was…Why?
Posted by Steve Rubel on November 22, 2005 at 12:35 am
Dave, try deleting it. You can’t. Big problem.
Posted by Enric on November 22, 2005 at 1:14 am
I remember as a kid watching Jack Benny on TV holding his chin.
I’ve using WordPress since August…I love it. It can take five minutes for the initial setup. I like the PHP language for coding. I now have three sites on WordPress. I’m going to have my main page (cirne.com) point to the other vlog and blog sites by pulling the info. from an OPML file (it’s not setup yet.)
Posted by ARTiFactor on November 22, 2005 at 1:33 am
My fist blog was with you at Userland, then Homestead, Typepad, Blogware, and now becuse of Scobleizer, I am trying WordPress. Can you point me to an explaination why Robert wanted a web service that uses OPML?
Posted by Les on November 22, 2005 at 4:20 am
I think it is very nice that you are creating an Atom feed for this blog. :-)>
Posted by Jeremy Chone on November 22, 2005 at 5:00 am
Thanks, this will make my reader’s life easier (RSS/Atom, Ping Back, search
Wordpress Rocks!!! I am using it (for http://www.bitsandbuzz.com) and I would not exchange it for anything else.
Posted by bbluesman on November 22, 2005 at 5:11 am
Alright Uncle Dave is a wordpress man now. Glad to have you aboard:)
Posted by Tim on November 22, 2005 at 10:00 am
yay! WordPress is very cool and very customisable (apart from a few issues I know you’re aware of)…love the PHP and themes, with CSS it’s very easy to mod.
Only issue I always recommend new users is the anti-spam prefs – I’m sure you’ve got the daddy of all spam-block lists, but I have moderation on links since I seem to get a lot of linkspam. Spam Karma plugin is worth considering, altho you can do a lot with WP itself, but on a high-traffic site it might be worth using SK.
As someone else said – welcome aboard!
Posted by Oyvind on November 22, 2005 at 10:10 am
I’m just curious why you would go for the hosted version? Instead of hosting it at your own server/domain?
Posted by Tom Raftery on November 22, 2005 at 3:31 pm
Welcome to WordPress Dave – I think you’ll find that it really is a fabulous blogging platform.
Posted by peppe on November 22, 2005 at 3:39 pm
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Posted by Flock Sucks on November 22, 2005 at 8:34 pm
WELCOME TO THE EXCLUSIVE CLUB!! OH WAIT THEY LET ANYONE GET A WORDPRESS BLOG EVEN US!!
Posted by iamamazing on November 23, 2005 at 6:39 am
Why Do you think Flock sucks?
Posted by quiltingdiva628 on November 23, 2005 at 4:45 pm
I’m having trouble putting a picture on my blog or even posts. I try to drag it and it never attaches itself.
Posted by Milkds on December 7, 2005 at 5:24 pm
ggggggggg,hello everyone !
Posted by mick on December 12, 2005 at 4:40 pm
mick come here
Posted by umaman on December 13, 2005 at 4:22 pm
i love you,humaman
Posted by kynty on December 13, 2005 at 4:29 pm
i hate you,baby
Posted by Tomcat100 on December 13, 2005 at 5:18 pm
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Posted by start using CGI proxy on January 15, 2007 at 2:40 am
am I that old? do not remember him myself but many of thegreats of the”20th Century”
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