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Bookmarked https://chriscoyier.net/2022/10/17/the-proprietary-syndication-formats/. HTML—h-feed!—FTW. (And RSS, too.) Guess …

Bookmarked https://chriscoyier.net/2022/10/17/the-proprietary-syndication-formats/.

HTML—h-feed!—FTW. (And RSS, too.)

Guess which format is going to outlast all these proprietary syndication formats. I’d say RSS, which I believe to be true, but really, it’s HTML.

The Proprietary Syndication Formats - Chris Coyier
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Just switched my other blog to Brian Garnder’s …

Just switched my other blog to Brian Garnder’s Powder theme, and guess what? All microformats still in place! Only thing I had to do was hop in there and enable the post date block to always link to single articles. (Because note titles are hidden, so are the permalinks inside the heading elements.) Had to do that 3 or 4 times, but I can live with that. Another minor gripe: the “Tags:” and “Categories:” prefixes that are shown even when there are no tags and categories.

Notes – Ochtendgrijs
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In reply to https://jan.boddez.net/notes/684ca24135. Or scrobbles. I “scrobble” …

In reply to https://jan.boddez.net/notes/684ca24135.

Or scrobbles. I “scrobble” my “listens” to my site rather than Last.fm. But I would not want my scrobbles to end up in there with my posts, notes, and everything. (I don’t care if “under the hood” they still end up in WP’s wp_posts table. I do not want them messing up my “Posts” screen.)

Why I use CPTs, then, and not taxonomies? I have previously used Post Formats, and found it hard to—inside WP Admin—find things in that big list of posts that would house literally everything, posts, asides, quotes, links, and more.

In reply to https://jan.boddez.net/articles/indieblocks-quirks. Why I use CPTs, …
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Bookmarked https://make.wordpress.org/core/2022/10/10/extending-the-query-loop-block/. May prove useful in combination with …

Bookmarked https://make.wordpress.org/core/2022/10/10/extending-the-query-loop-block/.

May prove useful in combination with custom post types. (Although, for now, CPT theme templates work fine, even with block themes. My one gripe with them was that before WP 6.1, it wasn’t yet possible to create them directly from the Site Editor.)

Anyhow, you never know when you might want to show your latest likes or so—or scrobbles!—in a sidebar or footer somewhere.

Extending the Query Loop block
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In reply to https://jan.boddez.net/articles/indieblocks-quirks. Why I use CPTs, …

In reply to https://jan.boddez.net/articles/indieblocks-quirks.

Why I use CPTs, then, and not taxonomies? I have previously used Post Formats, and found it hard to—inside WP Admin—find things in that big list of posts that would house literally everything, posts, asides, quotes, links, and more. Even created—or rather, recreated—a Post Format Filter plugin for exactly that reason.

Now, I would love to bring Post Formats back, but they’re not 1:1 compatible with the newer microformats, and most themes that properly support them are pretty old. As another option, maybe.

IndieBlocks Quirks
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The IndieBlocks plugin comes with quite a few …

The IndieBlocks plugin comes with quite a few settings; the development version even more so. The reason? It has the potential to modify core blocks, and core feeds. And visually hide post titles, add feeds, and so on. And if you’re one of three people who have carefully crafted responses to Micropub’s config queries, it could, potentially, screw that up, too. On a new site or to someone who wanted to try microblogging, “IndieWeb-style,” for the very first time, I’d say, pick a block theme, then enable all of IndieBlocks’ settings (and a separate, for now, Webmention plugin), and fire away. Anything looks off, we’ll “fix it in the mix.” Code snippet here, small tweak there. But with existing sites, no; you’re going to have to see what works for you (and let me know what you’d like to see different).

In reply to https://andysylvester.com/2022/10/16/checking-out-indieblocks-for-wordpress/. Thanks, Andy! IndieBlocks is …

In reply to https://andysylvester.com/2022/10/16/checking-out-indieblocks-for-wordpress/.

Thanks, Andy! IndieBlocks is still in its infancy, so expect some more issues going forward.

(Even though one could argue they’re not all that great for blogging) I have been using a Custom Post Type approach to IndieWeb post types for a while. But all of the different options, and the entire block thing, are brand new.

I used to literally add microformats by hand (and some “clever” filters), something we can’t quite expect others to be doing too! Hoping (more and better) blocks can eventually be part of the solution here.

I’m also going to set up an entire separate site shortly, with better documentation.

Checking out IndieBlocks for WordPress – Andy Sylvester’s Web
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In reply to https://andysylvester.com/2022/10/15/2596/. Aargh, so sorry about …

In reply to https://andysylvester.com/2022/10/15/2596/.

Aargh, so sorry about that! There’s likely an issue with the plugin’s registering of new permalinks. A simple visit to Settings > Permalinks should solve your second problem.

As to notes not showing on the homepage, that is “somewhat” intentional. (I mean, IndieBlocks is obviously still built around my personal use case.) While it is possible to include them, that would currently require some custom PHP code.

The next version of the plugin, however, will already make it possible to include notes into your main RSS feed; I may extend that to the homepage.

In reply to https://jan.boddez.net/no… – Andy Sylvester’s Web
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In reply to https://cagrimmett.com/notes/129b71acbb/. Awesome! I’m actually quite …

In reply to https://cagrimmett.com/notes/129b71acbb/.

Awesome! I’m actually quite amazed to see it just work on a site that isn’t mine. (I was—still am, perhaps—expecting a ton of conflicts, hence the “overload” of settings.) Seems microformats are coming through nicely, too!

Oh, and I’d love to see folks experiment with overriding the default slugs, or use only “notes” for all of their microblogging, and so on.

Liked https://jan.boddez.net/notes/44a551f7f3. I installed and tested this out. …
cagrimmett.com

Yes! My IndieBlocks plugin is now up on …

Yes! My IndieBlocks plugin is now up on WP.org. Current version offers a single “Context” block, and, optionally, (1) some custom post types, and (2) the ability to add microformats2 to block-based (!) themes. More is on the way. https://wordpress.org/plugins/indieblocks/

Tested it on a nearly empty site with the Blockbase theme, and things like an h-entry’s post type and very basic h-card information is being picked up fine.

IndieBlocks
wordpress.org

Bookmarked https://codex.wordpress.org/Customizing_Feeds#Customizing_Feed_Templates. Been doing exactly this for quite …

Bookmarked https://codex.wordpress.org/Customizing_Feeds#Customizing_Feed_Templates.

Been doing exactly this for quite a while. There’s no way—in WordPress—to altogether remove a feed item’s title element except for overriding the entire feed template.

Customizing Feeds « WordPress Codex
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Came across this post, inside my feed reader, …

Came across this post, inside my feed reader, I mean, that essentially is a Hypothes.is embed, which without JavaScript is little more than a blockquote—a good thing!—which in this case had an h1 in it. Which is fine, I guess, except I’d rather have just one h1 per page. Which is why it’s unfortunate that the “original” HTML5 document outline was never implemented.

Many content authors don’t even know where their content will appear, making an all-<h1> approach feel like the safe approach.

There Is No Document Outline Algorithm

There Is No Document Outline Algorithm
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