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IndieWebifying my website: part 1, the why & how | AltPlatform

AltPlatform blogger Richard MacManus details how he's modifying his website to join the independent web. I'm tickled pink that he holds my site up as a quintessential example. (I'm hoping he's using it in the sense of the Latin word for five as I can name at least that many and even more that are better...) Of course, like Bernard of Chartres, I've only been able to see further because of giants like Matthias Pfefferle, David Shanske, dozens of other indieweb proponents, and the thousands upon thousands of folks in the WordPress community.

 
 

Vocat.io

An interesting tool for annotating videos.

 

Sending likes and replies using custom fields in WordPress

A short description of how to support Indieweb likes and replies in WordPress using custom fields.

Another simple option for those who like bookmarklets: IndieWeb Press This

 

Losing My Patience with Google+ #indieweb

And this is where I start to get really mad. Like many others here, I have invested a lot of personal time and energy building a following here. Like many of you, I have poured heart and soul into filling this place not just with great content, but also with a sense of community. I could have made those investments in Twitter or Facebook or reddit, but like many of you, I made them here. And now I'm starting to wonder how smart of a decision that was.

We've heard these cries before all too many times, and sadly we're likely to continue to hear them into the future until and unless people begin taking the web into their own hands.

 
 

Tracking Congress In The Age Of Trump

This seems like an incredibly useful tool. Kind of wish it also had a geographic visualization component as well.