By Matt Birchler
I've been writing here since 2010! Back when personal blogs were all the rage. Kids, ask your parents.

Getting Out of Your WordPress Comfort Zone

Lessons Learned by Stepping Outside WordPress Comfort Zone – WordPress Tavern

I love WordPress. More than that, I appreciate what WordPress has allowed me to accomplish over the years. However, I was no longer happy with it for my personal blog. It was suitable for the job, but I often found it had a lot more gadgets and gizmos than I needed. I had also been writing blog posts in Markdown for many years rather than the classic editor. WordPress was simply no longer a part of my workflow for my blog. At times, it was a hindrance.

This whole article rings very true to me. I recently switched this site off of WordPress and the concerns voiced in this article made me go 🙌 a few times.

If you don’t read the article, it’s worth noting that after a dalliance with some other options, this experience made him love WordPress even more.

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