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Biomedical and Electrical Engineer with interests in information theory, evolution, genetics, abstract mathematics, microbiology, big history, IndieWeb, mnemonics, and the entertainment industry including: finance, distribution, representation

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@vv4rner While I love what RSS enables and there's a huge ecosystem for it, I am against it for DRY reasons. It's stable in the fact that no one has iterated on it in over a decade. It also helps that WordPress core handles a lot of the admin tax for me on maintaining it, but it has caused metacrap issues for me in the past.

So what to do to replace RSS? If you look at most of my content, I've got the HTML marked up with (richer) microformats for those who'd like to consume that directly without needing a side file for it. There's an existing ecosystem of microformats parsers and even social readers that use microformats over RSS. Incidentally microformats are also part of the semantic layer that makes site-to-site converstions on IndieWeb-based sites work better.

 

@JamieTanna @fiinixdesign @hdv Try any platform (social or otherwise) that will let you add a public link to the webpage you're responding to, then use a service for sending them manually. Tumblr, WordPress, etc. should work, though may not be pretty.
https://indieweb.org/Webmention#Manual_Webmentions

 

@jaybearca The Webmention plugin only does notifications. You also need the semantic linkbacks plugin for the parser which will give you the richer data you're looking for.
https://wordpress.org/plugins/semantic-linkbacks/

 

Hanging out with @joesimpsonjr and gang at the WordPress Santa Clarita Meetup
https://www.meetup.com/wordpressscv/events/276956992/

 

@Cambridgeport90 I've been doing some more experimenting lately. Usually I use Known for quicker replies to specific social media. Otherwise I primarily use my WordPress site for almost everything else.

 

Interested in becoming part of the after @t's talk at ? I'm happy to help or answer questions. I've also got some WordPress specific experiments and documentation (on my own website, of course):
https://boffosocko.com/research/indieweb/

 

Wishing I was at today to hear my friend Tantek Çelik @t, web standards lead @Mozilla & @CSSwg, talk on "Take Back Your Web"

Livestream: https://2019.us.wordcamp.org/livestream/saturday/#240 at 2:30PM Central
https://2019.us.wordcamp.org/session/take-back-your-web/

 

After some warm-hearted arm-twisting by the incomparable @VeriousSmith, I've submitted a talk about and to @WordCampRS '19.
Talk or not, I look forward to seeing everyone Nov 8-10.
https://2019.riverside.wordcamp.org/

 

@tElizaRose @tw2113 I've been taking some time off/away from it in the late summer, but I've got some pieces (esp. for/from perspective) started:
https://indieweb.org/User:Boffosocko.com/wordpress-draft
https://boffosocko.com/research/indieweb/

 

@hankchizljaw There's also @withknown & @WordPress which also have webmention support for site-to-site communication in addition to all the other tech @keithjgrant mentioned. Next we just need the microsub solution widely distributed https://aaronparecki.com/2018/03/12/17/building-an-indieweb-reader

 

@DavidWolfpaw @curtismchale @EricMann Have you followed some of the recent discussion around rel="alternate" to get around the issue of proper use of microformats in WordPress core and/or themes? This could really accelerate the uptake for a great many.

 

@finiteeyes Congratulations on what appears to be a new site. As you think about public/private and provide an example to others, I'm curious if your comments are avatar-less on purpose or if you've just not come across Gravatar yet?
https://boffosocko.com/2016/10/26/give-your-web-presence-a-more-personal-identity-photos-on-wordpress-with-gravatar/

 

Katie, I think if you cut and paste all your text/html and paste it into the Text editor instead of the Visual Editor, it will all render properly when you re-save your post.
https://make.wordpress.org/support/user-manual/content/editors/visual-editor/

 

@outlandishjosh I could easily see @getpantheon building IndieWeb stacks with @WordPress +Plugins or @Drupal or @backdropcms + https://www.drupal.org/project/indieweb to expand this type of decentralized web interaction in a way similar to @microdotblog

 

@ghacksnews Thanks for the reply! Seemed like some cool functionality. I dug around a bit and found this though: https://wordpress.org/plugins/room-34-presents-on-this-day/
Does much the same "On This Day" type of functionality.
I just wish @timehop ‏would integrate WordPress website data into their app now.