Oh, MT3.2, How do I love thee?

Well, since moving to my new webhost, I have been using Movable Type 3.2.
I think I’m in love.
It’s like they took all the things I wanted to be able to do with MT, and put them in 3.2. I can search and find/replace across all my blogs at once. I can manage comments and trackbacks across all my blogs at once. It has built-in comment/trackback spam filtering (which so far is working REALLY well, but then, I get so few legit comments/trackbacks that it’s hard to really tell).
I must be checking on my comments 3-4 times a day because it’s so freaking easy now. I used to have to go to each blog individually, look through the comments, and then mark by hand the spam I wanted to delete. SOmetimes if I wasn’t careful, I’d delete already published comments, or real comments that I thought were spam because I was rushing.
Now I can just go to one page, set the filter to only show unpublished comments, eyeball ’em to see if they’re junk, then mark them all as junk. Then I go into the junk folder, eyeball all the comments in there, and delete ’em (unless some are legit, then I mark those as real and publish them). So now comments the spam filter thinks might be real get eyeballed twice before deletion. Plus I can whitelist people – haven’t had a chance to see how well that works, but I’m betting pretty well.
I am psyched. Ooooooh, MT3.2, you rock my socks. The team at Six Apart are my heroes.

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