It has finally come to this.
After more than eight years, I have decided to dump Blogger and migrate PatHawks.com somewhere else.
In some ways, this has been a long time coming. I haven’t considered Blogger to be the best blogging platform for many years, but there was one reason that I stuck it out.
Blogger was owned by Google, and Google is stable.
With the announcement this month that Google will be killing Google Reader (in just a few months !!), I can no longer trust Google to keep any services running over the long term.1
I liked the feeling that, even if I go broke or loose interest or die, Google will keep my blog running just the way it is, forever. Blogger is (was?) fairly unique in this aspect.
- To use WordPress.org, of course, one needs to pay monthly fees for storage space.
- To use WordPress.com, one needs to pay yearly fees to remove ads and point a domain name to
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