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Blog archive converted to shellCMS

September 09, 2017 — BarryK

I had used httrack to convert my old blogs to static web pages, however, it resulted in a much larger archive than it could have been, as httrack follows all links on the blog site, and builds static web pages for every link.

Two of my old blogs cover from April 2008 to November 2013, and a massive 3,451 posts.

I yesterday and today I wrote scripts to convert those blogs to shellCMS, and it is now online:

There is also a "blog1", which is a collection of old blog posts going back to 2003:

With my previous host,, my site got shutdown a few times due to excessive server load. I am now with, still a shared account, and this time I am keeping it as a purely static site, to minimize server load.

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