Your blog actor can only be hosted at the URL of your blog - so if your blog is *only* at www.boilersu.it then it will only be accessible in the Fediverse at @ blog @ boilersu.it. If https://boilersu.it also resolves to your blog, however, then fixing your SSL certificates should fix WebFinger discovery for that URL
@boilersuit Awesome, anything you can contribute would be much appreciated! Active development is in the https://github.com/pterotype-project/activitypub-php/ repository right now - it's the ActivityPub library that will be powering Pterotype V2.
@boilersuit Good call haha. Yeah, the total lack of project documentation may have had something to do with your confusion... I have 1 night a week to spend on Pterotype right now, so I'm pretty much 100% focused on getting a (much nicer) v2, but once that's done I need to get some useful documentation out there.
Oh man, that's a really cool idea. I was just going to have it mirror them, but shares make way more sense
Oh I understand, that's a really cool idea! So basically an aggregate feed from a bunch of different actors. That's what I'm thinking about for the blog actor in Pterotype V2 as well - all the WP users will get their own feeds and authorised users will also have their posts mirrored to the blog feed
@desvox Whoa, cool! GitHub link?
Interesting, so a planet is a collection of actors who post about similar topics?
From the "do you still have a job at BuzzFeed?" quiz:
This, 100%. There is no Fediverse if apps don't put in the work required for interoperability and federation.
@boilersuit @tommasz In the version 2, every user on your WordPress site will get their own Fediverse actor, and they will be able to post articles but also short notes like Mastodon toots. You'll be able to specify certain users as "blog author" users, and their articles will also get federated on the main blog Fediverse actor (whose default username will still be @ blog @ yoursite.com but will be configurable). Eventually I also want to add a web UI similar to Mastodon that goes on your WordPress site
@boilersuit @tommasz Not really, unfortunately. Here's the current state of the world: your WordPress blog will be findable on the Fediverse at '@ blog @ yoursite.com'. New articles that you post will get federated, and if people reply to those posts from the Fediverse that will turn into comments on your WordPress site. Be aware that the current version is pretty buggy; the version two that I'm working will be far more reliable and better-documented.
My eventual goal is to turn WordPress sites into full-fledged social networks, either for one user as their "home on the Fediverse" or for a whole community of users. So you would have a 'social' page with a UI similar to Mastodon where you and site visitors could view Fediverse content and log in if they have an account on your WP instance. If that interests you, stay tuned! I'm almost done redoing the core AP functionality, so an overhaul of the Pterotype itself is next
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