Manually adding microfomats markup.

An update to read posts for physical books by Chris AldrichChris Aldrich (Chris Aldrich | BoffoSocko)

Because Post Kinds doesn’t (yet?) support percentage finished or number of pages read, I generally do read posts for books by hand as notes with the relevant data. So I decided to add some better mark up to my book-specific read posts and added microformats classes of h-cite, u-url, u-read-of, p-name, p-author, h-card and dt-published. I’m far from an expert on microformats, but hopefully the way I’m nesting them makes sense to parsers off in the future. (Suggestions for improvement are more than welcome.)

No! It’s hurts too much. It isn’t worth that effort to me. I don’t know what the solution is, but it isn’t this. I don't want to spend that much time constructing a post and being that involved in thinking about the technical elements of the post in addition to thinking about actual content.

I've certainly in into some frustration integrating certain silos with my blog. Foursquare? No. Untappd? Yes, after spending a LOT of time leveraging another service. Actually that one is a success.

SNAP Pro has turned out to be utter shit. I’ve removed it. So I'm back to where I was weeks ago. Posting my content to Instagram, Faceboook, Twitter and Flipboard. But at least now I can use the Syndication Links plugin to enter the syndicated links. For Instagram it means I'm recreating my posts there. After creating a post, I spend another 10 minutes copy-pasting links. It's starting to feel like the I spend more on the technical bits than on the content. I don't think journalist are going to adopt this way of building posts.

I think I've reached the point where I've decided that it's getting in the way. It's taking way more time and effort that the reward provided.

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