Listened Microcast #077 – Making the move to Mastodon | Doug Belshaw on Patreon from Patreon

This week’s microcast is about Mastodon and federated social networks.

I enjoyed this Doug. I am not sure where I fit within Mastodon and the fediverse. I have been thinking of trying the IndieWeb instance, however I just don’t have the same sense of community that I found on Twitter.

Also, I use Granary to generate an RSS feed from my Twitter lists.

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Greg, do you have any recommended resources for walking through the process of setting up your own instance?
Replied to 🔖 Mastodon Webmention Relay by Chris AldrichChris Aldrich (Chris Aldrich | BoffoSocko)

Mastodon Webmention Relay (

Remix this glitch.
Get a Mastodon API token.
Put it into .env (don’t worry, it’s hidden from non-collaborators).
Configure UptimeRobot to hit the /check endpoint.

h/t qubyte on GitHub:
I made a glitch over lunch to periodically check my…

Chris, wondering if you could provide clarification on his /check endpoint. I am still learning that side of things (still haven’t dived into WebSub side of things.)