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Test post,

November 02, 2009 — BarryK
This blog has a new URL, First test post.

Actually, I copied the blog, and the old one at is still running. Next step is to figure out how to do some URL-rewriting to redirect to the new blog.


Username: BarryK
No, not URL-rewriting, it needs a URL-redirect. I put this into .htaccess in the root directory: [i]Redirect[/i] ...yep, seems to work! The new URL has an ultra-simple page:

Not working yet
Username: BarryK
"I celebrated too soon. A full URL like this does not redirect:

Redirect now works
Username: BarryK
"Seems to be, anyway. I put a .htaccess inside the old 'blog' directory (and removed the previous one): [i]Redirect /blog[/i]

631 items in my RSS feed
Username: puppymike
"I now have 631 items in my RSS feed ging back to the year dit! No problem just thought you should know. Rgds Mike
Username: BarryK
"I also registered "" -- haven't decided which one is best yet. Yesterday, "" seemed best, today the opposite. I think the more impersonal domain name is better. Note, it's incredible what is already taken., are taken, as are and

Username: Raffy
"Am sure the barrykauler domains are all available. Don't hesitate about being too personal, as it's a personal domain. :) For example, BK = Burger King (to many people). Wish you all the best!

Username: Raffy
"Full, permanent redirect in htaccess: [code]Options +FollowSymLinks RewriteEngine on RewriteRule (.*)$1 [R=301,L] [/code] (those are only 3 lines)

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