On July 20th, I moved my personal blog site, robpickering.com from SquareSpace to WordPress. This article is about why I did it and then how I performed the task, maintaining all of my posts, post dates, migrating authors, and most importantly, keeping all of my user comments. I’ll also discuss some of the downsides and what you’ll lose (and how to get it back). The Why SquareSpace is a great personal website hosting company. They have an amazing platform and lots of options for building yourself a web presence, be it a blogging platform, or just a standard website. However, those tools come at a price: the inability to have complete control over your environment. If their...
I do a lot of speaking engagements for ServiceNow, here some I've done recently: