Hello Fediworld 👋
most of the #switchingsocial website is restored - have a look:
Looks great! I'll do something else with that subdomain and cert I made now. Good job bud!
After you make the Grav version, have you given any thought to mirror sites, so we don't have this situation again? Or even just a tarball on a daily cron. I dunno. Just thinking out loud.
@gemlog I think if the website is in sync with a git repository (which the current one is), the biggest step is done. Because everyone can mirror or fork it.
The bigger challenge is not losing a domain name once again. Right now, I am the only one who can manage it (a little messy via strato.de and digitalocean). Would love to have a solution for this.
Same for this mastodon instance/account - but it's hostet via masto.host, should be easier.
@favstarmafia Ich kann deinen Frust verstehen. Bitte sieh mir nach, dass ich diese Webseite grade erst Hals über Kopf übernommen habe und erstmal Zeit brauche, um sie generell inhaltlich aufzuarbeiten.
@favstarmafia PS: Weil es mir grade auffiel beim Anpassen der FAQ-Seite, siehe hier 🙂
sehr gut, das muss nur noch in die richtige Stelle verschoben werden und schon kann man es reposten 😎👍
Ich finde es übrigens wirklich toll, dass Du das weiter machen willst!
Ich sammle übrigens Matrix und XMPP Server mit freier Registrierung
FOSS-Messenger ⋅ Plume - https://fediverse.blog/~/FossMessenger
Und habe eine Hilfe für Mastodon Anfänger geschrieben, die steht in meinem Profil.
Alle Texte sind frei und können nach belieben weiter verwendet werden.
@favstarmafia Danke für die Info, hab ich mir direkt als Lesezeichen gespeichert 🙃
@switchingsoftware @favstarmafia Diese Seite mit der Matrix Empfehlung ist wirklich ziemlich gut versteckt leider.Einerseits passt es ja tatsaechlich als Slack Alternative und - viel wichtiger - es ist der perfekte Discord Ersatz.Aber trotzdem ist es ein Messenger und wenn man es da listet,bekommt es viel mehr Aufmerksamkeit.
@rosnovsky Hi, currently there is only this repo with the plain html files restored from the web archive:
Next goal would be to migrate this to a cms, so the content can be easily updated - maybe like the German fork here via Grav cms:
Then, we can add new functionality 🙂 Search was also on my mind
@switchingsoftware Would you consider Gatsby as a CMS?
it's a markdown-based static generator, that makes authoring, translations and extension really easy (and it's very cool in general :)). I'd be delighted to help migrate it to a more maintainable form, and to introduce search along the way. Gatsby makes "devops" super straightforward, especially when coupled with free hosting on https://netlify.com or https://now.sh (I can help with either!)
@DHeadshot I haven't got a copy of it, maybe someone else?
@datenschutzratgeber Thanks for pointing that out, I fixed it 🙂
@Framasoft I am, the services of Franasoft are linked in multiple places on the site - their work is amazing 🙂
@switchingsoftware awwwwww! 🙏 💖
BTW, yours is, too! (and not because of what you've just tooted )
@pierre true 🙂
https://switching.software/ethical-alternatives-to-facebook/ mentions that Diaspora has federation for ActivityPub networks like Mastodon. I couldn't find anything to back up that claim. I did find something about Friendica having support for it, and from Friendica to Diaspora. But Diaspora is on a different group of islands.
And Zom switched from XMPP to Matrix apparently (https://switching.software/ethical-alternatives-to-whatsapp-and-skype/)
Concerning diaspora, it says "Friendica is also connected to Mastodon, Diaspora,..." and "Diaspora is also federated with Friendica." I can't find an error 🤔
Concerning Zom, where did you find the info that it switched to Matrix? It's not on their website as far as I can tell.
@switchingsoftware my reading mistake apparently 🙄
And I've read it in the description of Zom messenger in Aurora Droid (the IzzyOnDroid repo has it included):
@RyuKurisu Interesting, I will look at it another day - thanks for pointing this out 🤔
I think I don't understand. The instagram one is https://switching.software/ethical-alternatives-to-instagram/
If by 'article' you meant the thread you are in?
I'm sorry, I'm really lost as to what you need :-(
Also, I'm not an admin of the new website at https://switching.software/ but I'd like to help you out.
Does that make sense?
@d599f84e @switchingsoftware @LuKaRo
AFAIK, switching.software is just a normal Grav-based website, which is not in the fediverse via any connective protocol. So, 'no'.
If I have this, you want a website with a blog that is connected to the fediverse, so each article is a separate 'post'/'toot'? And can have threads, so ppl can post to it.
Sorry, I'm feeling really dumb at this point.
@d599f84e @switchingsoftware @LuKaRo
(nice flag, thanks :-)
Um write.as. I did glance at it a bit ago, but I never installed it, because I wasn't sure what I would do with YAblogging platform, but now you point this out, it's a Very Good Thing.
Thank you for educating me on this, I will take another look.
Now, again though, I'm not a dev of switching.software. Just a guy who thought I might have to be 'that guy/dev' and crawled the site to rescue the info and structure.
Perhaps he'll pop in.
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