Wait, Now ATP has gone back to the old outro theme. Was last week’s just a one-off? I’m so confused.
@colinwalker Did you know that your blog’s search page for the term is the second hit on DuckDuckGo for #indieweb? Quite impressive.
The Microformats 2 WordPress plugin was causing spurious HTML tags to be visible around my name next to these posts. I’ve disabled it for now. But looking at the page to get that link, I’m realising that maybe I don’t actually need it:
For all themes that do not declare support for Microformats 2, this plugin attempts to add Microformats to areas that are accessible through filters and actions.
I think the theme I’m using, Minnow, probably supports microformats already. Though I confess to having only slight understanding of what microformats are for. I added that plugin while moving the site the other day, along with all the #Indieweb plugins.
I got an email from Songkick about a forthcoming gig in Camden by Nails.
You’ll recall, being the avid reader of this blog that you are, that a while ago — OK, six years ago — I wrote about a great song called ’88 Lines About 44 Women’ by a band called The Nails. I know nothing else by them, but the idea of seeing that song live in a tiny basement club is pretty cool.
But I had my suspicions. Especially when the first comment on the Songkick page was all about how it was the loudest gig they’d ever been at. Clicked through to the band’s page, played the video there, and it was immediately obvious that the hardcore band Nails are not indie/new wave/whatever band The Nails.
Just goes to show the difference a definite article can make. Nails sound pretty good, but I don’t think I’ll be going.
Testing Micro.blog with the new server setup.
This site is now running on a Linux virtual private server (VPS) at Linode. There may be some teething problems from the move, so please let me know if you see anything strange.
Jodie Whittaker was amazing in Broadchurch. I’m extremely happy to see her as the new Doctor.
“Arguably the greatest player ever to pick up a racket.” There’s no argument, Sue.
I’m shocked, saddened and sickened that Wimbledon can’t spell Garbiñe Muguruza’s name correctly on their scoreboard. It’s not an emoji.