Migrating BlogEngine.NET to Ghost

As mentioned previously, I recently migrated my blog to Ghost from BlogEngine.NET. I'll be writing a few posts discussing what I went through in the migration process.

Installing Ghost on Azure

I run my life on Azure. Previously, my BlogEngine instance was running as an App Service, so getting Ghost running on Azure was important to me. Luckily, Felix Rieseberg has already done all of the hard work for this step.

Head over to Felix's Ghost-Azure repo on GitHub and click the big blue Deploy to Azure button. The deployment scrip will run, and you'll be asked to log into your Azure account and fill out a form with your new site's information (subscription, resource group, site name, etc.). When you complete this step,

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New Blog - Ghost

I don't blog very regularly, it seems, so in an effort to get back on the bandwagon, I decided to migrate my blog from BlogEngine.NET to Ghost, since that's what much of the world has moved to. If you are seeing this post, apparently I was successful.

While getting Ghost itself deployed and running on Azure was super simple, migrating my old posts, comments, images, links, and other data to the Ghost platform was a pretty involved process. I learned a ton, which I'll be writing about here in future posts.

For those that follow this blog for my GameDev Newsletter posts, I have moved those to the GameDev News link above instead of spamming the regular feed. I absolutely plan on continuing the

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