[closed] First WordPress blog (4 posts)

  1. cito
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Hello everyone, and look forward to visiting people's sites :)

    Little short story about my site. Back in 1996 to 2001 I owned a domain name dude-suit.net which I hosted myself out of my old studio apartment. Back when domains were $75/year from Network Solutions. From 1996 to 1999 I was hosting it on a Slackware Linux box on 2 128k ISDN lines bonded. Anyhow things change, times change, job changes, and end of 2001 I had moved and let my domain slip and the rest is history.

    I had a blog on blogger for past 4 years, but I recently thought 'I wonder if my old domain was available' and to my surprise it was.

    So I thought I'd start anew instead of moving my old blog over. Installed WordPress on a co-located server I own. My short story is turning long so I'll just say I am disabled and at home most the time, so my blog is more of an eclectic mix of posts, from cool links I find around the net, to some of my favorite music, the odd or strange news stories I may discuss, it's sorta a catch all while I try to stick to 3 main areas, news type discussion, music, cool links.

    my website is: http://www.dude-suit.net

    the domain dude-suit.net back in 1996 was first thought up when I was in college and there was a formal function I had to go to and the suit I borrowed from a roommate was tad short on me, me being 6'3". A friend said I looked like a "gorilla in a dude suit" so it sorta stuck with me so when I decided to purchase a domain I liked the idea of dude-suit.net :)

    Anyhow would love to hear any advice, criticism, or whatever you may think.

    Thank you!


  2. ghostin
    Posted 5 years ago #

    I went there and nothing comes up (using Chrome), after getting Google's cached version of the site it looks like the theme didn't install properly.

  3. roostertail
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Yep, I get an error page too.


  4. cito
    Posted 5 years ago #

    sorry, the isp my colocated server is at is swapping hard drives on the dns server so dns dropped on the domain. They had to pick the same day I posted this to let me know :(

    I'll repost when this maintenance is finished.

    sorry again for problem

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