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version 1.2.6 released! This release adds the ability to set a custom Fediverse name, description, and icon separate from the WordPress site identity. Up next: custom Fediverse username (so that not all Pterotype sites are @blog@<site name>).

As always, the roadmap is publicly viewable at getpterotype.com/roadmap.

@tommasz 🎉 Let me know if you run into any issues or have any feedback!

@Blort I hadn't heard of Joomla before! There is definitely a chance, since I want to put as much of the web as possible into the Fediverse, but one thing at a time for now

@jdormit General website feedback: The light grey text on white background is extremely difficult to read. Needs more contrast.

@jdormit Maybe a version that's kind of like #disqus where any sites can add #fediverse comments to their pages regardless of their underlying tech?

@aran oh man, that is a super interesting idea. Plus it's a great candidate for an open source business, since you could have server be open source and charge people to host it for them if they don't want to self-host...

@jdormit would it be possible to (automatically) setup handlers like:

@[author]@blog.com to follow an author
@[category]@blog.com to follow a category and
@[tag]@blog.com to follow a tag

?

@alexl yeah, that's a great idea. I'll put that on the roadmap

@alexl @jdormit First two are okay (in fact I think it shoulda be that way in the first place as per basic who@where logic of federated networks), but I would probably stop at tags. Because tags are just that, tags, a metainfo to make search easier. Mastodon handles tags too, as in hashtags, that can be observed with standard Mastodon tooling. Same thing with a lot of other social engines.

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