What do you do when different WordPress plugins use the same but optional API? Give each and every one their own, very, very similar config page? Or “spin off” the API thing and make it a separate plugin, then check for its presence in the other plugins’ code?
“I’m rooting for Automattic to take market share away from the big social networks, but there should be a variety of tools available to build web sites[.]” https://www.manton.org/2019/09/20/wordpress-funding-and.html
Manton Reece - WordPress funding and market dominance
Aaand IndieWeb readers should no longer pick up my notes as articles.
Found a few minor errors in my Aperture—a self-hosted Microsub server—Docker setup, so I went ahead and fixed those.
A hundred times this. “It’s been pretty interesting to learn more about running a small business and so far I like it more than I thought I would.” https://jvns.ca/blog/2019/09/13/a-year-explaining-computer-things/
Taking a year to explain computer things - Julia Evans
Someone recently reminded me of my “brochure site” WordPress theme, which supports pages only. (Requests for automatic archives or feeds get served a 404, so theme developers can focus on what actually matters.)
I had already added a honeypot field to my (hand-coded) contact form, to stop automated spam. Up next: flag messages containing “SEO.”
Oh, really? “If you’re aiming for that $2 million, you might need to consider contributing even more than 15% of your income, depending on your salary.” https://www.cnbc.com/2019/09/06/salary-needed-to-save-10-percent-of-your-income-and-retire-with-2-million-dollars.html
Here's the salary you need to earn to save 10% of your income and retire with $2 million
“Although widely held, the belief that merit rather than luck determines success or failure in the world is demonstrably false.” https://aeon.co/ideas/a-belief-in-meritocracy-is-not-only-false-its-bad-for-you
A belief in meritocracy is not only false: it’s bad for you – Clifton Mark | Aeon Ideas
I think I’ve posted this before, but just came across it again. If bookmarklets do work on mobile, this may be an interesting, though limited, alternative to Micropub. “IndieWeb Link Sharing” https://mxb.dev/blog/indieweb-link-sharing/
IndieWeb Link Sharing