New Year, Renewed BlogAs you might have noticed, I decided to self-host my blog. Blog posts referring to posts hosted at wordpress.com will be automatically redirected - bookmarks and old RSS feed items are still working. There were several reasons which let me to the decision to self-host this blog:
- ad-free - I wanted to let Grails-Inside become ad-free, because ads are way intrusive for me - if people like stuff on this blog they can still use flattr to donate some cents.
- faster page delivery - wordpress.com has a huge blog base, a self-hosted blog can provide faster page delivery and thus better reading experience.
- usage restrictions - self-hosting means you're not bound to wordpress' restrictions on storage, plugin usage etc., getting rid of some of these restrictions has been a major requirement for content I am planning to deliver at this place during this year.