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Micropub, Crossposting to Twitter, and Enabling “Tweetstorms”

I’ve previously talked about how I crosspost from this blog to my Mastodon account without the need for a third-party service, and how I leverage WordPress’s hook system to even enable toot threading. In this post, I’m going to really quickly explain my (extremely similar) Twitter setup. (Note: I don’t actually syndicate this blog’s posts to Twitter, but I do use this very setup on another site of mine.) I liked the idea of a dead-simple Twitter plugin, so I forked… Continue reading Micropub, Crossposting to Twitter, and Enabling “Tweetstorms”

IndieWeb Adventures

Here’s something on the order in which I, sometimes partially, implemented different IndieWeb concepts on this site. I’m planning to add and rewrite, I dont know, something, so I’m not yet publicly publicly publishing it. I’m like that sometimes. Webmention Webmentions are like pingbacks, minus the downsides. Seriously, the Webmention protocol’s a lot like Pingback. Wikipedia kind of nails it, when it states “Webmention [is] a modern re-implementation of [Ping… Continue reading IndieWeb Adventures

Using Docker to Run Aperture, a Microsub Server

A Microsub server—like Aperture—is very much like an RSS feed aggregator, though it supports more than just RSS, like JSON, and even Microformats. Most, if not all, Microsub servers also require a separate client-side application. An IndieWeb reader, if you like. Now, because of Aperture’s many dependencies, I’ve gone the Docker Compose route. Continue reading Using Docker to Run Aperture, a Microsub Server