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I haven't used SemPress in a long time, but if I recall, I think that it's actually something in the theme that is actually setting the numbers in the titles that you've seeing in #3. Though you may not want to be plumbing around the depths of GitHub, here's the issue (and the reason), which was left unfixed: https://github.com/pfefferle/SemPress/issues/50

 

The acquisition of GitHub reminds me about how versatile it can be for a variety of use cases. I hope Microsoft continues iterating on it to expand its usability to reach an even larger audience.

https://boffosocko.com/2014/09/17/revision-control

 

@mapkyca @jeremyjmonroe @withknown I haven't seen a plugin either, but it should be doable via API
https://help.medium.com/hc/en-us/articles/213480768-Medium-API-Intro
@Medium wrote their own version for WordPress which still works: https://github.com/Medium/medium-wordpress-plugin

 

@jgmac1106 If you're as poor a theme tinkerer as I am but about to embark on adding microformats to a theme, I might recommend taking a look at the individual commit changes that David Shanske goes through in converting the base Twenty Sixteen Theme into a more IndieWeb friendly theme. The list of commits with useful labels can be found here: https://github.com/dshanske/twentysixteen-indieweb/commits/master Clicking on each of the changes will give you highlighted changes for what he did.

I would recommend starting at the bottom and then slowly reading your way to the top to try to understand what he's doing in each section. Note that there are one or two places where he splits a particular change up between a few commits or occasionally backtracks. There's also a section in which he "rips" out the WP core functionality of Post Formats in favor of using the Post Kinds Plugin--I'd recommend you don't do this to make your resultant theme the most flexible. I believe there's also a section in which he adds a "comment walker" and later removes it because the experimentaly functionality was later merged into the Webmentions/Semantic Linkbacks plugin to better handle comments, so you can safely ignore may of those chunks which are now stable.

I suspect that between this and the code models for SemPress and Independent Publisher (which should also have some David Shanske specific commits and related discussion that you can look up) you may be somewhat better off.

Good luck! We're all cheering for you!

 

Replied to a post on github.com :

The theme does this resizing on purpose. There's a work around noted here: https://github.com/raamdev/independent-publisher#how-can-i-use-a-full-size-image-for-featured-images
You can also surf through prior closed tickets to see some additional thoughts on the matter.

 

Wait... What?! There's a reading plugin for @WithKnown? It appears to be based on Jonathan LaCour's Food plugin, but portends some interesting new "read" post functionality within the IndieWeb community.
https://github.com/zoglesby/Known-Read

 

RSVP invited · Issue #156 · pfefferle/wordpress-semantic-linkbacks https://github.com/pfefferle/wordpress-semantic-linkbacks/issues/156

When Brid.gy sends webmentions for people invited via a Facebook POSSE copy, the webmentions for these people don't show up properly in comments because `semantic_linkbacks_type` is set to "invite" instead of "rsvp:invited".

Manually effecting the change in the database provides the expected display. See: http://boffosocko.com/2018/02/14/homebrew-website-club-meetup-on-february-21-2018/#Invited

 

@indiescripter Like most things social, I've been on @MastodonProject for over a year: https://mastodon.social/@chrisaldrich (Coincidentally, I posted something to their github repo just a few minutes ago.)

I occasionally syndicate content there, though I have yet to begin backfeeding interactions. I suspect something big will be on the horizon for doing so in the coming months however.

Some of my thoughts and what I've read over the last year on the topic can be found here: http://boffosocko.com/?s=mastodon.

 

Replied to a post on github.com :

Within the past month [it's guestimated that over 1 million webmentions](https://snarfed.org/1-million-webmentions) have been sent on the internet. There's not really solid research on how many sites physically send and/or receive them, but as of [last June](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bkc5afFohmI&t=2s) the conservative number was in the range of about 5,000 and the number is increasing rapidly, particularly with platforms like micro.blog (5-10,000 accounts) now supporting them out of the box and CMSs like Drupal (via plugin) and Perch having added them since then. This also doesn't take into account an anecdotally sharp uptick of adoption on WordPress via plugin, most notably by several WordPress core developers.

Mastodon already supports most microformats for webmention to be implemented more easily. https://github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/issues/122 and https://github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/issues/965

There are already a number of open source tools that might also be bootstrapped for something like this as well: https://indieweb.org/Webmention#Services

 

@pvagner @benwerd @mapkyca @rMdes_ @andrea @mruncieman @_dgoldsmith @techlifeweb @nxD4n I'm tempted to offer a bounty to see if we can't fix/reconcile difference in bookmarks/likes in @withknown core & that in @kylewmahan's Known Reactions. cross ref: https://github.com/kylewm/KnownReactions/issues/17

 

Support for importing syndication links for Mastodon Autopost · Issue #75 · dshanske/syndication-links https://github.com/dshanske/syndication-links/issues/75

Now that SL has the Mastodon icon (#66), I'll also note that the latest version of [Mastodon Autopost plugin](https://wordpress.org/plugins/autopost-to-mastodon/) should now also support importing the URL for the last successful toot to allow the closure of automating the POSSE loop.

see also: https://github.com/L1am0/mastodon_wordpress_autopost/issues/4#issuecomment-343798802
> The 2.0 update shipping tomorrow attaches a new key to the post metadata: "mastodonAutopostLastSuccessfullPostURL"
> This key contains the url of the last toot.

 

For those interested in more and who know a bit of code, David's also got a "master class" on adding microformats to modern themes in his commit trail for updating/upgrading the TwentySixteen theme to be more IndieWeb friendly: https://github.com/dshanske/twentysixteen-indieweb/commits/master

While it isn't comprehensive and may not cover every eventuality for every theme, following along with his commits here will get you a long way towards better understanding microformats v2 use with WordPress. I think I've learned more about WordPress themes and microformats by following his changes here than anything else I've tried.

 

You know you might be onto something extremely cool for the internet when you've got @kevinmarks, @csarven, and @dustyweb showing up on your repo to make friendly suggestions.
@BeakerBrowser @dat_project
https://github.com/beakerbrowser/beaker/issues/820

 

YouTube URL embeds not working · Issue #1 · dshanske/twentysixteen-indieweb https://github.com/dshanske/twentysixteen-indieweb/issues/1

In archive views (/kind/post_kind/) and individual pages, typical raw YouTube URLs in pages that previously converted them into embeds via WordPress now just display them as text (non-clickable) URLs.

This may also extend to other types of WordPress embeds as well.

 

Theme needs a screenshot.png · Issue #9 · pfefferle/ZenPress https://github.com/pfefferle/ZenPress/issues/9

This will help the admin UI dashboard look a bit better.

Can I suggest using something like this?
![screenshot](https://user-images.githubusercontent.com/5882943/33737774-29dc3e96-db4c-11e7-8a79-2153da620fdc.png)