Replied to Why I Haven’t Embraced WordPress Blocks by David ShanskeDavid Shanske (
As someone who maintains a very specific set of WordPress plugins, over the last few years, I’ve been asked why I have not updated them to the block editor. The simplest reason is I don’t use the block editor, and I write the plugins for me, not for a commercial purpose, so while I keep saying I...

But it adds the microformats for different types of Indieweb posts outside of the traditional content block using WordPress filters. That is something I never particularly liked, and wouldn’t mind replacing with something integrated into content.

I’ve been using Post Kinds and other indie web plugins on this blog for a good few year now. Very grateful for the work in developing and maintaining them. I don’t yet use the Block editor very often on this blog either.

Adding the microformats, I presume links & quotes, to the main contents of the post would be great. I am guessing it would future proof the content of the classic editor goes away.

Listened IndieWeb Podcast Episode 15 by David ShanskeDavid Shanske from
After a gap of over a year, we resumed our IndieWeb podcast and got together to discuss what has been going on, how we have been building the community during the pandemic, and about our topic of There is also a video attached this time.

Enjoyed listening to this. Getting a take on from the IndieWeb point of view was interesting. As usual listening makes me think I should dig into the IndieWeb a bit more and get this blog working the way I want.