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Fozzolog update and Livefyre comments

Posted: 24 November 2014 at 07:40:29

The Fozzolog was offline for a couple of months after I had Bluehost reinstall by VPS as a generic CentOS 7 host instead of a cpanel "enhanced" CentOS 6 host.

The delay was perpetuated by the fact I had to build and install dozens of Perl modules needed to run the Fozzolog which are not available through standard CentOS 7 repositories.

Now that the blog is back up, I've made some tweaks to the templates. One of the changes I've made is I've added Livefyre commenting.

In the past, I've had a comment system built into the blog backend, but that necessitated commenters to set up a separate commenting account which ended up being more of a hindrance. Livefyre lets you use a centralized Livefyre account or any of a number of social media accounts to authenticate.

The downside is that comments aren't stored with the blog posts. I guess they're stored in the cloud somewhere. That could be troublesome. We'll see how it goes.