Should ActivityPub posts be written differently from blog posts? That is the question I’m asking myself since posting to the Fediverse with WordPress. For wee.press I started with the regular settings of the ActivityPub plugin. Turns out that by default the full content is posted, minus some formatting. A couple of things stood out to […]
The yearly Free and Open Source Software Conference (FrOSCon) in Sankt Augustin, Germany has a dedicated WordPress room with talks again this year. Here are the slides for my talk (in German).
Web sites built with WordPress have the reputation to be slow. And a lot of them are. But so is the average web site. So what factors do matter? Recently, I saw a post on the fediverse, mentioning that the person showed their bespoke web site to a young WordPress developer and how much faster […]
wee.press is a WordPress site that uses the ActivityPub plugin to add functionality to interact with Fediverse platforms, like Mastodon. This makes it possible for people to directly follow posts without visiting the web site. But after my last post, some people told me that the post was returning raw code, not the regular web […]
ActivityPub is a W3C standard, I mean recommendation. And WordPress supports it! Not by default, but for now, with a plugin. So, what does that mean? And why should you care? With the ActivityPub protocol you can publish posts and automatically send notifications to people who follow your blog. People can also comment on your […]
The weet theme is fast and focuses on text. It might appeal to you, if you like a minimalist look or just want a setup, that doesn’t load a lot of stuff you are not using. To achieve these goals, somewhat unusual features were created. weet is a combination of the words wee and theme. […]
The blog is now Fediverse enabled. You can follow me @email@example.com.