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📄 Thoughts on Infinite Scroll Pagination

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I’ve looked over Mike Roibu’s post, Infinite Scrolling Pagination in Hugo Website. More or less I like the idea of it, and I’m trying to flesh out an idea for how I want to paginate for my site.

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📄 Static Site Search With Lunr.js

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Hugo provides many search options for static sites on their page, which led me to Lunr. I searched for more blog posts about implementation, but none of them were satisfactory to me; many relied on other libraries that I didn’t want to add. So, I made my own!

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📷 Doing Everything but Javascript

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I worked on the HTML and CSS of the Search Results page instead of implementing the JavaScript part of Lunr.js. At least it looks okay? Everything else is left, though.
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💬 Breadcrumbs Added

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Breadcrumbs added. I get it’s not that interesting of an addition, but there it is. Next goal: get my own search feature using probably Lunr.js.

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📄 Got Flights Added to My Website

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So after some thought I finally have flights on my site!

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💬 Merged Flights Into Master

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After some tidying I’ve finished merging ‘flights’ into my ‘master’ branch, thus finishing an ability to post Flights from my website. While the initial presentation of data is sparse, this lays the groundwork to owning my flight data instead of relying on a third service to store and present it.

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📷 Finishing Up Single Page Flights

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After a bit of mucking about I’ve more-or-less finished the look I want to display Flights as a single-page template! I want to do some tweaks (and do some data transforms–because who wants flight time in seconds), though.
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📄 Starting to Add Flight Logs

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MyFlightradar24 is the only silo–if it can be counted as one–that I consistently use. Its presentation of my flight data is wonderful, but I feel like I could do it myself on my own site. Today, I’ve opened up my flights branch so I can finally sort out what I need to make this happen!

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💬 Added Search Powered by DuckDuckGo

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I’ve added a search bar to my site’s main navigation that’s powered by DuckDuckGo. Its styling doesn’t look quite right to me when on a desktop, though, and while it looks more at-home on mobile it also doesn’t feel quite correct. Perhaps, though, I’m being overcritical.

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📷 Finished 'Send Webmentions' Form

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A screenshot of my website showing how the 'Send Webmention' form looks on the page: a full-width 'text bar' with placeholder text and a Satellite Dish emoji on the right colored yellow.
Add the Webmention Sending Form to all Single Page Content Templates. While in theory it will send the webmention to Webmention.io, I don’t know what happens afterwards. The best test would probably be to just try it and see. Until then I’ll keep it branched before I merge the changes into my site.
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💬 Image Resize and Tidy

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I’ve sorted out how to have Hugo resize images larger than 1,080 pixels in width/height, and also started using HTML Tidy to clean up my generated pages. They weren’t itches I knew I had earlier this month, but they’re scratched now.

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📄 State of My Website December 2019

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It’s only been about a month since I’ve had my new domain up and a website created using Hugo, but I already feel like I got a lot done with it.

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💬 Hurrah, Webmentions Are Now Displayed!

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Hurrah, webmentions are now displayed! My implementation of it for my site is done during Hugo’s static generation, so alack new mentions are not displayed in real time. Yet. Maybe soon?

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💬 So Much Metadata

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So much metadata, but now all the posting types have additional metadata in the form of OpenGraph (Facebook), Twitter Cards (Twitter), and Schema.org (Google). But man, that was a total slog to actually make sure it all works.

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💬 Just Added 'View on Silo' Links

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Just added ‘View on Silo’ links. Currently it reads a syndication link of a post. If it recognizes the host it will show a link with ‘View on…’ as a title attribute and text. It’d be nicer if it was more actionable than that, but that’s a next step. Also, there’s a mysterious margin on the Timeline for the buttons and I can’t sort out which property is affecting it.

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💬 I Added Taxonomies to my Site

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I added taxonomies to my site! To do it I did a bit of creative fooling around (oh murr) with Hugo and the HTML details tag to show/hide my site’s sections (called Types on my site) and tags. Next up: show a ‘View on Twitter/Mastodon’ button.

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💬 Derp

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Derp. So it turns out I was properly linking to other posts for Webmentions to work. Thing is I can’t use Telegraph to send mentions to myself. Using curl worked, and Webmention.io picked it up properly.

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💬 Icon attribution footer is done!

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Icon attribution footer is done! Now it’s just time to make a pretty theme, import my old posts, make a few new ones, and then figure out Webmention support for this static site.

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💬 Just finished the CSS

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Just finished the CSS; icon attribution next. I want to get either the harder parts or the most boring parts taken care of first before moving into fun things. I need to create an area in the footer to access the CC Attributions for the icons I’m using, then need to sort out WebMentions. But, honestly? I may just decide to work on theming (and replacing the text with icons on mobile for the menu).

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💬 Wah! That was a slog.

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Wah! That was a slog. But at least I got the sections that I think want set up for the site, and things would be relatively okay for posting and creating content on, now! Before I continue on, I’m gonna try to tweak the CSS for responsiveness (because there is no responsive design at all at the moment).

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