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In reply to How I use my …

In reply to

How I use my feed reader as a read-it-later app? Using Micropub, I add a “read” post to (the CMS of) my user-facing website, which posts a second Micropub request to my reader (something I “stole” from Aperture). Subsequently, the reader recognizes the request and sees the “read” post type, and downloads the web page in question. It then looks for title, and e-content, or an article or main element, etc. (Specific rules exist for specific sites!) Finally, the resulting entry is added to a “Read Later” feed.

Some feed reader notes: Modified my feed reader …

Some feed reader notes:

  • Modified my feed reader to accept Micropub “read” posts, and act like a read-it-later app
  • Will need improved “content extraction filters,” eventually
  • Moved all such non-core features to a plugin system of sorts
  • Plugins are Composer/Laravel packages that are registered on-the-fly rather than autoloaded the normal way
  • Settled on Eventy rather than “default” event listeners, etc., for filter and action hooks
  • All of this allows admins to add, (de)activate or delete plugins without shell access (or breaking things)