I’m not sure I’ll be using Word Press entirely, though I’m trying to work it out that I do like it enough to do so 😉
One thing is, with MT I had customized my archive paths entirely to be easy to use based on date or category. Movable Type is a static setup.
WP is dynamic, so all paths are “virtual”. In order to use “virtual” paths entirely one must have .htaccess available. I don’t [yet]. ReWrite rules are used to direct traffic, that’s what WP uses .htaccess for. [I have other uses for .htaccess as well, so I hope it’ll be turned on soon!]
Part of the permalink structure of WP allows you to customize the paths, and if you don’t have Rewrite access the custom paths DO work, as I’ve found out, except for certain aspects of them: Continue reading