September 2, 2011

Oops!

You may have noticed that this blog looks different today. I have been trying out Blogger’s new interface, and, when I went to modify the code for my blog, due to an unforgiving and poorly designed interface, I lost my old blog template completely.

There is, of course, both good news and bad news here. First, the bad news. I had customized my blog a lot, and all those customizations are not lost. It is going to take a good deal of work to put Humpty Dumpty back together again.

On the other hand, I was using an old Blogger template, and many newly available features of Blogger blogs were not available to me. Now, they will be. In large measure, I had stuck with my old template because posts looked better when printed from its narrow columns. That rationale is now obsolete for a variety of reasons, and I guess I just have to move on.

Wish me luck. I’ll write another post when the newly designed blog has gotten to where I want it to be.

Sigh!

3 comments:

  1. Lionel, I wish you luck. I'm afraid to try out the new interface.

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  2. I just keep pushing my luck with the old interface--I like it so much because I can feature, art/photos/features as a header.

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  3. Lionel,
    I prefer the wider columns. They are easier to read.
    Jim Von Dreele

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