Movable Type is still around

From Issue #17

Movable Type was one of the original blogging platforms. It was a Perl/CGI-based, decoupled blogging system. It’s still around and still used by a bunch of media companies. They just released version 7.0 (!).

MT was even one of the early companies to the SaaS market with TypePad, which launched in 2003. The company behind MT was sold to a Japanese concern in 2011, and split from TypePad. MT is still insanely popular in Japan, and much of the online support appears to be Japanese now.

My own blog ran on MT for 11 years (though, towards the end, I was actually using it to write out PHP include files). I was reminded of MT the other day and tweeted this:

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