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04 April 2017 @ 11:24 am
Oy, LJ...  
I finally imported my entire LJ to Dreamwidth... I have a feeling things are about to go down the drain for LJ, so I need to become as friendly as possible with DW as soon as possible... But there are things about DW which annoy me to no end (like I can't even make the stupid toolbar in rich text editor appear in Chrome... or can't find the options I'm looking for...). I know it's mostly a matter of getting used to it but the whole thing is just MEH...

I want to make the migration smooth, so it's gonna take me a while, but my goal is to slowly drift away from LJ until we are all happily settled in our new DW home and only vaguely remember that old LJ place :P. So, for starters, I'm not sure how many of you actually have a DW account. Recreating the flist on DW sounds like a good starting point, so please, either friend me on DW or comment here so we can find each other over there :D

I think my next step will be migrating my journal style (... but that needs to happen when I have some free time. And I will still probably end up running to[personal profile] elrhiarhodan or[personal profile] angelita26 for help :P

And this is my first crosspost from DW \o/

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kanarek13kanarek13 on April 4th, 2017 03:14 pm (UTC)
Thank you again, I knew you've been using DW for ages so I have that sense of having a safety net, heee :D I will have to simply get used to DW :D
elrhiarhodanelrhiarhodan on April 4th, 2017 03:21 pm (UTC)
You should check out the Beta page - https://www.dreamwidth.org/beta

It has a lovely new interface for posting. I like it a lot.
kanarek13kanarek13 on April 4th, 2017 03:33 pm (UTC)
OOooh, you are right, it's looking great :D Though it's HTML only, right? I need to learn the coding for accounts and shit and make myself a HTML template for caps and artwork :D
elrhiarhodanelrhiarhodan on April 4th, 2017 04:14 pm (UTC)
I haven't posted with a RTE in years and years, I wouldn't know what to do with that! I'm so accustomed to pounding everything out in HTML that I even type the coding into regular documents!

Besides, the RTE on LJ inserted so much crap into the posts (like a third more additional characters) that it made posting anything long problematic.