Migrating from Shopify to WordPress

Shopify is a well known eCommerce platform, and web searches for data migrations either to or from Shopify are pretty easy to find. What I couldn’t find was an explanation on specifically migrating blog articles from Shopify into WordPress.

I recently had a client who ran a Shopify store that only sold one product, a magazine, while the rest of the store was dedicated to the blog content. The business wanted to expand the content strategy and build the subscriber database, so, while migrating platforms wasn’t my first choice, it made sense in the long run as we have more flexibility and control with WordPress.

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Up And Running With COBOL

In keeping with the current theme of Mainframe programming, I’ve decided to go one step further and learn COBOL as well.

Being a half century old Mainframe programming language, up to date COBOL information isn’t around every digital corner of the Internet, and coupled with me using CentOS (probably), I’ve had to set up my environment manually.

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Installing A Mainframe On A Laptop

For as long as I can remember I’ve been fascinated with massive computer systems like Mainframes and Supercomputers. Scenes like in the movie Hackers showing the Gibson Mainframes, War Games with the WOPR and images of huge data centers filled with enormous machines are a young computer nerds fantasy.

I don’t have a Mainframe, I’m not particularly prepared to buy one either. So as a Mainframe enthusiast, I figured I’d try the next best thing…

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