Migrated to Hugo

An analog clock reading 10:132019-04-25 / 2019-W17-4T10:13:00-05:00 / 0x5cc1ce7c

Categories: meta

When I set up this blog in 2012, WordPress was a natural choice for content management system. However, I recently decided to investigate using Hugo to generate this blog, and after some playing around, I made the leap. The biggest reason: I wanted the benefits of a statically-generated site. (Hugo is also more compatible with version control systems.)

For the actual migration, I used Cyrill Schumacher's WordPress to Hugo Exporter plug-in. I did have to do some manual futzing.

While I was at it, I merged my main site ( with the blog ( I also made self-hosted copies of the photos that were on Flickr and posted here.

I also found these instructions by Euan T. to be very helpful!