Today, I read more about #indieweb [1].

I really like both the project incentives as well as the methodology they seem to follow: first experiment, then refine the ux, lastly try to standardize.

To me, webmentions [2] are their biggest success. This protocol allow you to receive notifications, comments, reposts from other websites implementing webmentions[3].

It gets really nice when you combine this with an application such as bridgy [4] which will convert your facebook, twitter, google, instagram, flickr and github notifications to a webmention that you can then integrate easily to your website.

Sadly, you'll need some kind of server-side dynamic rendering to show your webmentions. This will be a problem when you use a static website generator and refuse to add any kind of client-side JavaScript.

Other than that, webmention plugins have been developped for most of the popular CMS.

[1] https://indieweb.org/
[2] https://www.w3.org/TR/webmention/
[3]https://aaronparecki.com/2018/06/30/11/your-first-webmention
[4]https://brid.gy/
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> Sadly, you'll need some kind of server-side dynamic rendering to show your webmentions. This will be a problem when you use a static website generator and refuse to add any kind of client-side JavaScript.

I know neither PHP nor JS. So I thought that Webmentions is no-go for me.

But I was able to make it work on my static site deployed over . See the attached image for my flow :D

Example: scripter.co/#webmentions

Ref: discourse.gohugo.io/t/alternat

@kaushalmodi Nice!

My website is self-hosted sadly :(

My little bro' also wrote a small utility to generate these on a self-hosted website since I posted this toot: https://deluvi.com/blog/webmention/

I guess I take it back, you can do this on a self-hosted hugo.

@kaushalmodi @Ninjatrappeur This thread looks great! Was considering working my own comments thing.

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