I recently installed Matthias Pfefferle’s . It is a great plugin and hopefully when he has polished it up further he will push it out to the wordpress.org plugin repository so it can enjoy a wider audience. I actually think the Jetpack team should look at including an extended set of this functionality in its plugins as the potential for distributed sharing that the indieweb provides could be a major distinguishing feature for WordPress, and certainly a better bet than trying to roll their own social networking ecosystem. Continue reading
In 2014 the tradition continues with RPT’s first Winter season.
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Ben can I please have some free art?
There has been alot of discussion that WordPress is becoming less user friendly and indeed it has got some traction as the recent WordPress 3.8 is certainly aimed (amongst other things) around making the dashboard more user friendly. Given this I don’t think wordpress is becoming less user friendly, however it’s never been friendly to newbies.
Instead I think the area where Worpress has dropped the ball is that sensible projects that could make its so much better are not being tackled, instead development seems to be based on UI improvements and quick wins. These are great but a better WordPress platform would make these sort of improvements easier. Indeed a better platform would enable people to build their own UI. Thus reenbdering the implementation of rolling things like MP6 into the core moot (because deveopers would be rolling their own version of the dashboard through plugins). Continue reading
In reply to this analysis by original article.of my
Barnaby you wrote:
The evidence is against you here, as almost all known usage of webmention has been for short replies which don’t make sense without context.
Actually we aren’t disagreeing, maybe I didn’t express myself well when I wrote “At the moment of the method is built around a POSSE architecture. This works well for long form articles which can stand alone but address issues or ideas that are posted on an external website”. Continue reading