Category: Web

RSS blogrolls are a federated social network: As a starting place I manually identified twenty websites with OPML blogrolls. From these I can follow links to find 150 distinct websites. Several of the links go to YouTube pages, reminding us that RSS isn’t just for blogs. The network is up to 1700 feeds. It’s already […] #
Simon Willison on link blogs: Link blogging is a pleasantly low-pressure way of writing online. Found something interesting? Post a link to it, with a sentence or two about why it’s worth checking out. People have commented on links they found on social media for many years. For some reason the big white canvas of […] #
I made some changes to the theme here for the first time since adding support for dark mode about 18 months ago. I like documenting it because it’s fun to see how the design and layout change over time. Previously: https://josh.blog/2023/01/dark-mode #
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Bluesky
It’s becoming quite common for web developer blogs that show up on the front page of Hacker News to not have an RSS feed. This feels like a step backwards. I know RSS usage is not what it once was, but it seems like something you should get for free. Blogging platforms like WordPress (currently […] #
Dark Mode
ActivityPub is cool because we finally have an open protocol to post and subscribe and reply to content across apps. Mastodon is not Twitter. I get why people think of Mastodon as open source or distributed Twitter, but it‚Äôs more than that. If you add ActivityPub support to your WordPress site, others can see the […] #
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Wire 2.0
Block Remote Content in MacOS 12 Mail.app
IPv6 PAC Support
CSS Dark Mode
Pi-hole
Nginx Cache WordPress
Why I’m Switching Back To¬†Firefox
Webkit Animation Performance
Pretty Code Editor in WordPress
WordPress Powers Politics
HTML Examples Plugin Demo