November 2013 Archives

Is it possible to run Movable Type under Apache HTTP Server?

That was the question posted to Quora which seemed strange to me given that Apache is the web server most used by MT end users, developers and even (to my knowledge) every single core developer who has even worked on MT. Not to mention the rest of the world! I'd love to know what spurred on the question and what web server people generally use in the author's world.

Anyhow, the reason I'm writing is mainly because the REST of my answer which is a rant about still-persistent use of CGI by some administrators/developers. *facepalm*

My answer, after the jump, just in case Quora goes the the bit graveyard one day...

About Jay Allen

user-pic Long-time perl and Movable Type developer. Principal of Endevver ( Former MT Product Manager at Six Apart. Co-founder and Board Member of the Open Melody Software Group (