I am reevaluating my use of certain IndieWeb technologies. In 2018 I added a set of plugins to my website and started using a microformats 2 theme, SemPress to mark up my website so that content could be interpreted by other sites. SemPress is the only theme in the WordPress repository that is fully microformats2…Continue Reading
In which I discover that I'm retro, not passé #indieweb
Why does the IndieWeb exist at all? Aside from the obvious pleasures of DIY and of getting your hands dirty, the answer could probably be summarized in one word: control.
Why does the #IndieWeb exist at all? Aside from the obvious pleasures of DIY and of getting your hands dirty, the answer could probably be summarized in one word: control.Continue Reading
As one of those "old web" guys who has been blogging for almost two decades, I understand this anguish over the open web. I've seen the rise and fall of alternative like app.net and despite what others may think, micro.blog's success isn't ensured. The lack of diversity, both cultural and economic, is perhaps why the…Continue Reading
How the web used to be, and how it should be again.
@manton's book on Indie Microblogging will be released on the web on January 2nd, 2020. If you missed the Kickstarter campaign, you can pre-order the book. Looking forward to reading the IndieWeb section.Continue Reading