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5000 hits

August 19th, 2005 by Troy Goodfellow · 5 Comments · Uncategorized

Portico will get its 5000th hit today.

Well, the real 5000th hit was some time ago, but when I changed templates and had to reinstall sitemeter I lost a thousand. So I’ll celebrate this one.

I know. 5000 is not a lot in the grand scheme of the internet. But traffic has been slowly increasing and I have quite a few regulars I would like to thank. Thank you to Vermont and New Hampshire and Finland and Massachussets and Iowa and California and DC and Brazil and the UK and British Columbia. Knowing that I have regular readers is what keeps me posting.

Sometime in the next month or two I will be moving to a new domain. As user friendly as Blogger is, I think it’s time I move to something a little more professional. I’m still examining blogging software and will try to find a way to move all this content over to the new location without too much hassle. Advice is always welcome.

Thanks to all of you for making Portico a minor success. It looks like I have a reason to keep doing this.


5 Comments so far ↓

  • Corvus


    Um… I don’t know about transfer tools, but I imagine they exist.

    I like the interface, the speed, the ease, all the usual things you like about a piece of software. If you have specific questions, feel free to email me and I’ll do my best to answer them.

  • Toby Hede

    WordPress is definitely the best Open Source system I have used.

    GameBlogs would be happy to provide hosting for your blog. We’re currently hosting several blogs using WordPress. If you want your own domain, we can probably arrange hosting for that as well.

  • Troy Goodfellow

    Thanks you both for your comments. WordPress seems to be the consistent choice, except for one guy who has recommended pivot.

    Toby, I appreciate the offer of hosting. I already have a domain name, and I think that a friend is going to do the hosting thing for minimal cost. I would hope that my Portico Game Blog stats can get rolled into the new domain name, though. (Love the site, btw.)

  • Michael A.

    I make use of WordPress on some of the sites I have created, and IMO it is quite good.

    You can try it (and a lot of others) out on this site:


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