Posts Tagged ‘TextPattern’

Perfume Log

Thursday, February 15th, 2024

I’ve started a new blog to keep track of notes on perfumes I’ve tried.

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I still have to add some features, primarily tags, but it’s working fine for now.

Also I finally got tags setup on my music blog. The only downside of Textpattern is that tag support isn’t built-in, and you have to fiddle with a not very well documented plugin to use them.


Friday, July 31st, 2020

I forgot to mention that I salvaged what I could of my old music blog, after the Tumblr mistake, and put it up at

It’s using a blogging tool called TextPattern, which I’d never used before, but I like it a lot more than WordPress. Feels really simple, gotta get your hands in and customise it, nice and DIY. More work (and the reason I took so long to mention it is that I wanted to get it setup right), but not to hard to tailor it to what you want to use it for.

I’ve been thinking about tying it to a wiki—either its own or my regular one—so artists and songs would have pages with bits of other info.—or even making it entirely wiki-based. But happy enough with it as it is now.