Jan 2, 2023

Webmentions Test

#indieweb #meta

This post tests sending webmentions. I've set it up by using IFTTT to send an ping to webmention.app when a new post is published. IFTT will wait for new items in my RSS feed.

webmention.app is made by @rem. He first described using it in this post, so in the theme of meta posts like my recent "test suite", maybe I can test sending his website a mention too!

Test Links

These links below are for the official/unofficial test suite on webmention.rocks. By including them here, the setup above should send a mention to that site (eventually), and this post should show up on those pages.

Test 1 Test 2 Test 3 Test 4 Test 5 Test 6 Test 7 Test 8 Test 9 Test 10 Test 11 Test 12 Test 13 Test 14 Test 15 Test 16 Test 17 Test 18 Test 19 Test 20 Test 21 Test 22 Test 23

Receving Webmentions

I've also setup receiving webmentions by:

  1. Signing up on webmentions.io to create an endpoint that can receive and store mentions for me
  2. Adding a link[rel=webmention] element with this endpoint, so anyone sending webmentions can discover it.
  3. Signing up on Bridgy so any mentions on twitter and Mastodon will first discover the endpoint from each post and then send the webmention.

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