Posts from 2021-03-04

Review of the Hickman County, TN Website

Okay, up-front I'll admit to having some extra motives for my review. I developed and maintained the previous version of the county's website for several years. 

You can still see the old version on the Internet's archive at It was a fairly comprehensive design that was close in content to the original site first developed in Microsoft's FrontPage back in the late 1990s. I had added some additional GIS related data to the site.

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Why I Bailed On WordPress

I had good intentions to set up a website with WordPress. I've been developing websites since the late 1990s, so it's not my first rodeo. In fact, I created a prototype content management system before they were even commercially available. It worked. I figured that because WordPress is so popular, I should have no problems.

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