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Implementing Webmentions

In a world before social media, a lot of online communities existed around blog comments. The particular community I was part of – web standards – was all built up around the personal websites of those involved.

As social media sites gained traction, those communities moved away from blog commenting systems. Instead of reacting to a post underneath the post, most people will now react with a URL someplace else. That might be a tweet, a Reddit post, a Facebook emission, basically anywhere that combines an audience with the ability to comment on a URL.…

Welcome to the webmention world :D

Posted a response on your own website? Send a Webmention:

(Even better - implement automatic Webmention sending on your website. And set up indie-config to make reply/repost/like buttons work.)