Full 1.0.0 release: Fedi-follow Widget

My Fedi-Follow widget is ready for a full 1.0.0 release!

The widget provides an interface for Fediverse users to easily follow or share a url from their home instance. It’s the first stage in my plan to make it easier to integrate Fediverse sharing and following into other platforms, like WordPress or other site engines.

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Initial release: “Follow on Mastodon” widget

I’ve made a widget to make it easier for visitors to follow federated blogs and such on . It presents a dialog to ask for their instance URL and confirm the account they are invited to follow, then sends them to a page on their instance to make it happen.

It’s available for anyone to use; just link your visitor to https://eroosenmaallen.gitlab.io/fedi-follow/?follow=https://roosenmaallen.com/author/admin.

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MastoBot 0.1.0-2

I’ve published another prerelease of # to ; this prerelease expands coverage of the MastoBotAPI class and significantly improves method documentation coverage.

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Triskaidekaphobia

Inspired by @TheBloggess, I have put together a simple WordPress plugin to fix dates for those with triskaidekaphobia.

Inspired by @TheBloggess, I have put together a simple WordPress plugin to fix dates for those with triskaidekaphobia. Right now it’s pretty trivial; as I refresh myself on WordPress development, I’ll add a few options, etc. In the meantime, all it does is replace the year after 2012 with “The Library” (see In the Library) and the date after the 12th with “12+1”.

Download: triskaidekaphobia-0.1

Advertising Gone Mad

From http://www.tommyvallier.com/2009/07/23/digg-advertising-gone-mad/ –
The ads are therefore taking up 49.35% of the viewable space. Let me repeat that: fourty-nine point three five percent. For advertisements. That’s MASSIVE.

Tommy Vallier gives a breakdown of space use on Digg’s homepage, and it’s not flattering.

The ads are therefore taking up 49.35% of the viewable space. Let me repeat that: fourty-nine point three five percent. For advertisements. That’s MASSIVE.

~ Tommy Vallier

It gets even worse once the white-space is accounted for, with two thirds of the screen real-estate dedicated to advertising.

SimpleOpenID for php

The library I’m using for Rosebleed (and other projects, both major and minor) is SimpleOpenID from PHPClasses.org.

The original class did most of what I needed, but I made some minor changes. I’ve emailed the original contributor to offer my changes back, but until I hear back, I’ve posted my modified version here:

Comments/feedback always welcome.