Screenshot of the Week

After Vaesis picked up her new gaming rig yesterday, she went straight back into what she does best: screenshots. One of her Guild Wars 2 screenshots has become fairly popular around the Tumblr sphere, so I recommended that she make a "Screenshot of the Week" where she displays one screenshot per week -- of any game.

So for this week, she'll start off with that GW2 image.


Renaming your WordPress wp-content folder

I have this thing with directories and how they're named. I love WordPress, but I don't love seeing wp-content in my URLs when I'm linking my images or content to people online. While having your folder named wp-content may not be a big deal for many people, it's just something I personally don't like.

So what I like to do is rename my wp-content folder.

Keep in mind that this is probably best done when you have a new WordPress

Migrate your Disqus comments to your new site URLs

Many people making the switch over to Ghost already have Disqus as their blog's comment system. If you're making the move to Ghost and need your Disqus discussions to come along with you, I'll help you out.

Note: Below indicates that the user has followed my Textpattern to Ghost migration tutorial, but it doesn't matter which software you're moving from. Textpattern is a mere example. Disqus hosts your comments itself, so you can use this guide for any Disqus comments

This is the only way to do it, in my eyes

Adding Disqus to your Ghost blog

Ghost doesn't have its own comment system and there are no plans of adding one. It's up to a third-party to do that. So instead of waiting for someone to code up a comment system for Ghost, let's set up Disqus!

Create your account

Head on over to the Disqus website and create an account if you don't already have one. Hit the button to add Disqus to your site and fill out the information that you need to: http

Setting up your mail configuration in Ghost

Ghost doesn't use PHP, so the mail configuration will be different than, say, WordPress. With Node, we'll have to do it a bit differently. This takes all of one minute to set up, so it's not a big deal.

This info is from Ghost's Mail Configuration page.

Which service to use?

You'll need to use a third-party service to serve your blog's mail. In the link above they detail using Mailgun — this is something I didn't want to use