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30 May 2019: The address for your blog Background information. This blog doesn't use a custom domain name. At the time of writing, its …

30 May 2019: Use your own domain name Requires a bit of expertise, or using the domain registrar’s Helpdesk. Recommended though. …

30 May 2019: Change the title of your site Anyone can do this. Recommended. Micro.Blog will automatically set the Title of your site to your …

30 May 2019: Choose a theme Anyone can do this. The Theme determines the look of your blog, and to some extent how it works. As …

30 May 2019: Add a footer Anyone can do this at a basic level. Making it look great, or even good, could require some …

31 May 2019: Add a favicon You can do this. Follow the detailed steps carefully. A favicon is the small image associated with a …

01 Jun 2019: Change your Profile Photo Anyone can do this. By default Micro.blog uses the Gravatar service for your profile photo. You can …

01 Jun 2019: The skills you need to use different colours, and make other changes Background information. Anyone can choose a theme, change the title of their site or their profile …

01 Jun 2019: Starting coding with the right tool - a text editor Anyone can do this. If you can write an email or text to a friend or a post on Facebook then you can …

01 Jun 2019: Start coding HTML, plus: what is HTML? Anyone can do this. In the previous tutorial you created a plain text file called first.html and …

02 Jun 2019: Let's meet CSS Anyone can do this. When we wrote first.html we used HTML tags to markup the text so as to explain …

02 Jun 2019: Let's investigate a web page Must read! Background information. When we watch a movie we see a story unfold and with any luck …

02 Jun 2019: It's classified: HTML for all! Anyone can do this. There's one thing that all web browsers have in common: they're useless at …

02 Jun 2019: Be strong: give it some emphasis Anyone can do this. One of the very common things people want to do is to emphasise a few words. How …

02 Jun 2019: When you just want some bold or italics, not emphasis Anyone can do this. One of my all-time favourite authors is Kristine Kathryn Rusch, especially her …

02 Jun 2019: Style your custom footer You can do this. Back in Add a footer you added a footer to your blog, but maybe you removed it …

03 Jun 2019: A few words on HTML syntax Anyone can do this. So far in these tutorials I've given examples to copy and paste but haven't …

03 Jun 2019: A few words on CSS syntax Anyone can do this. So far in these tutorials I've given examples to copy and paste but haven't …

03 Jun 2019: Some handy HTML tags: lists, quotes and links Anyone can do this. Headings are important, by varying degrees There are actually 6 levels of …

04 Jun 2019: What you need to know about CSS to customise your Micro.Blog blog You can do this. When you choose a Theme it will have its own stylesheet (perhaps several) which …

04 Jun 2019: HTML and CSS comments are extremely useful Background information. What the heck was I thinking? What was that about? Why did I do that? These …

04 Jun 2019: Links and how to style them Anyone can do this. Tim Berners-Lee wrote the first proposal for the World Wide Web in March 1989. …

05 Jun 2019: How to style an image in a post You can do this. Suppose you pull out your iPhone, take some photos and decide to send one picture …

05 Jun 2019: Hide things with CSS Anyone can do this. Sometimes things come with the Theme you choose, but you don't want them. One …

06 Jun 2019: Use Alt Text (image Description) because it's the right thing to do Everyone should do this. When you add an image to a blog post — a photo, for example — …

07 Jun 2019: How Micro.Blog works Background information. When the Web started, around 1989, the only way to make web pages was to use …

11 Jun 2019: Head, header, heading Background information. To work with Micro.Blog themes it's important to understand how they're put …

13 Jun 2019: Link: Changing the default colors of the Micro.blog Marfa theme Roel Willems: Micro Guide: Changing the default colors of the Micro.blog Marfa theme. Micro Guide: …

13 Jun 2019: Link: Make a custom home page Micro.blog Help has instructions for making a Custom home page: Custom home page Setting static text …

13 Jun 2019: Link: Set up a Custom Domain Micro.blog Help has instructions for setting up Custom domains: Custom domains Point your custom …

13 Jun 2019: Link: Custom CSS Micro.blog Help has instructions for working with Custom CSS: Custom CSS Customizing your hosted …

13 Jun 2019: Link: Custom themes Micro.blog Help has instructions for working with Custom themes: Custom themes Creating or copying …

13 Jun 2019: Link: Truncated posts on your microblog Micro.blog Help has instructions for working with Truncated posts on your microblog: Truncated posts …

13 Jun 2019: Link: Parameters in themes Micro.blog Help has instructions for working with Parameters in themes: Parameters in themes Custom …

13 Jun 2019: Change the date format Anyone can do this. At the time of writing this blog uses the Default Theme. I have already …

13 Jun 2019: Change how many blog posts display on the Home Page Anyone can do this. Themes might differ in how many posts they display on the Home Page or in the …

14 Jun 2019: Display oldest items first in the Archive Anyone can do this. On a blog the Home Page will usually show the latest post at the top of the page …

15 Jun 2019: How to force a refresh Anyone can do this. Most of these tutorials tell you to refresh a web page to see and check any …

15 Jun 2019: Link: Adding pagination to the Hyde theme Adding pagination to the Hyde theme (Micro.blog) Posted on: 2019-04-09 I finally sat down and took a …

16 Jun 2019: Link: How to Hide Categories on Micro.blog Arabica Theme Rocket Panda explains How to Hide Categories on Micro.blog Arabica Theme. After some digging and …

16 Jun 2019: How to add or remove a copyright or year in the footer You can do this. My Love Waikawa Beach blog uses the Arabica theme which includes a copyright line …

17 Jun 2019: Add a search to your blog You can do this. I noticed my personal blog, which uses the Marfa theme, has a search box at the …

19 Jun 2019: Link: Micro.blog Map David Hall: Micro.blog Map. I have adapted my method of linking articles to and from a map here …

27 Jun 2019: Link: Referencing photos in Hugo themes Manton Reece: Referencing photos in Hugo themes, June 26, 2019. This post provides the code you need …

28 Jun 2019: Link to more blog pages with pagination You can do this. You need to already know: how to reach your Theme files and the Custom CSS file. …

30 Jun 2019: Add number of available pages to the pagination You can do this. You need to already know: how to reach your Theme files. My Love Waikawa Beach …

05 Jul 2019: Add a header image to your blog You can do this. You need to already know: how to reach your Theme files and the Custom CSS file. …

08 Jul 2019: Link: more structure to URLs Manton wrote on July 6, 2019: Rolled out a few tweaks to custom pages on Micro.blog-hosted blogs …

10 Jul 2019: Link: Get Your Site Ready For Dark Mode I’ve been able to update my site to support dark mode …

30 Jul 2019: Link: CSS for Photos page for Micro.blog-hosted blogs I’ve added a new page for photos … We’re starting with a simple grid of photo thumbnails …

11 Aug 2019: Link: Customizing Your Hosted Podcast Title and Artwork Customizing Your Hosted Podcast Title and Artwork, by Chet. There’s a small downside to having a …

11 Aug 2019: Link: Changing the default colors of the Micro.blog Marfa theme Micro Guide: Changing the default colors of the Micro.blog Marfa theme, by Roel Willems I really …

11 Aug 2019: Link: CSS I added to the Hello theme CSS I added to the Hello theme, by Ricky de Laveaga. CSS I added to the Hello theme, the only dark …

17 Aug 2019: Link: Dark Mode for the Marfa Theme on Micro.blog With iOS 13 and macOS Catalina, you can enable Dark Mode on your devices. … you can enable …

21 Aug 2019: Link: Search engine indexing As of 21 August 2019 Micro.Blog automatically adds a robots.txt file to each hosted site: Search …

05 Sep 2019: Link: free Micro.blog test blogs Micro.blog test blogs Micro.blog now lets you create a free test blog for your account with a URL …

06 Sep 2019: Link: Changing Your Site Logo in Dark Mode Changing Your Site Logo in Dark Mode I have a logo at the top of my blog … it looks great on a …

29 Oct 2019: Link: Swarm check-ins and Micro.blog: When a post has location information, you can see the …

06 Nov 2019: Link: Lanyon theme on Micro.blog: It’s a clean, readable design with a slide-out menu for page …

11 Nov 2019: Link: How to Add Dark Mode to your Custom CSS if someone is in dark mode, you may want to have your …

03 Dec 2019: Link: The core parts of Micro.blog : The core parts of Micro.blog are Ruby, MySQL, Redis, with Hugo …

15 Dec 2019: Link: Adding Webmentions To micro.blog Link: Adding Webmentions To micro.blog I’ve been working to … add webmentions rather then comments …

03 Jan 2020: Link: Using GLightbox with custom Hugo shortcodes on Micro.blog I decide … write a custom Hugo shortcode to support using GLightbox. Custom shortcode? …

03 Jan 2020: Link: Dark mode for Marfa @bix said on Slack: FWIW, if you’re using Marfa … right now this is giving me a decent-enough …

07 Apr 2020: Link: Easier Micro.blog podcast cover art There’s a new feature on Micro.blog under Posts → Design that lets you change the cover art [for a …

17 Apr 2020: Link: Replies on your blog with Conversation.js …a new feature for Micro.blog that I’m calling Conversation.js. It’s a JavaScript include …

17 Apr 2020: Link: Help page for Replies with Conversation.js Replies with Conversation.js - Micro.blog Help. this is not just about taking Micro.blog-only …

17 Apr 2020: Link: Excluding posts from the timeline We can leverage categories to build this feature of picking which posts should appear in the …

18 Apr 2020: List posts chronological within a day From Jason Becker json on Slack (07 April 2020): … here’s a template snippet from my …

10 May 2020: Link: Help page for Teams includes theme tips I’ve added a help page for teams in Micro.blog. Includes details on the Hugo parameters for adding …

16 May 2020: Link: Custom 404 page Some themes include a custom “404 not found” page when a visitor to your blog tries to request a …

20 May 2020: Link: Redesigned theme editor for Micro.blog Redesigned theme editor for Micro.blog MAY 19, 2020 I’ve redesigned the theme text editor in …

08 Jul 2020: Link: Plug-ins for Micro.Blog BIG news today — Plug-ins for Micro.Blog: Instead of creating a custom theme for your blog and …

14 Jul 2020: Some big changes for this site: teams and plug-ins On 06 May 2020 Manton announced Micro.blog for teams: multi-user blogs, so your whole team can write …

15 Jul 2020: Link: The Kiko Micro.blog Theme Refined: "Kiko: System" Kahlil Lechelt modified the Kiko theme to use the system font depending on the OS the page is being …

15 Jul 2020: Link: Developing plug-ins for Micro.blog The official word from Manton: Developing plug-ins for Micro.blog: Plug-ins are like lightweight …

15 Jul 2020: Plugin images There’s a couple of things I’ve learnt (feedback from @manton) when making the swarm …

20 Jul 2020: Building Micro.blog Custom Themes That Work with Plug-ins Assumed audience: Micro.blog users who have written or are interested in writing their own custom …

22 Jul 2020: How to use Micro.Blog plug-ins Background information. In July 2020 Manton added the ability for Micro.Blogs to use plug-ins. Note: …

22 Jul 2020: How to quote someone's words Anyone can do this. Recommended. Sometimes you want to use another person's words in your blog post. …

23 Jul 2020: Link: Dark Mode for Typewriter Theme If you’re using the Typewriter design on Micro.blog, there’s a new plug-in on the Find Plug-ins page …

24 Jul 2020: Link: plug-in for Plausible, privacy-friendly web analytics Thanks @lukas for creating a Micro.blog plug-in for Plausible, privacy-friendly web analytics. You …

28 Jul 2020: Hooray @hall . Thanks for also joining the @custom team. 😀 Anyone else able to contribute?

29 Jul 2020: Micropublish Been doing a few tests with Micropublish location posting via the Swarm plugin and it appears to …

25 Sep 2020: Good news about Micro.blog 2.0 which will launch at the end of September 2020: In the iOS and macOS …

12 Dec 2020: Link: Truncating only posts with titles on Micro.blog - The Jayeless Micro Blog Micro.blog Help has …

24 Jan 2021: Link: Concepts of Hugo aims to “describe 90% of Hugo in 25 points”. If you want a better idea of how …

30 Mar 2021: Link: An excellent reference post from Colin Devroe: A few quick notes about building Micro.blog …

14 Aug 2021: Link: some ideas in adapting the Nord theme Jessica Smith improved on her theme: A Quick Tour of My New Theme - Jayeless.net: I’ve changed the …

17 Aug 2021: Link: Nord Dark Syntax Highlighting for Hugo Nord Dark Syntax Highlighting for Hugo - Jayeless.net: I said the other day that I would figure out …

24 Aug 2021: Link: Automatically Mark External Links in Hugo - Jayeless.net: I got my site to display an …

25 Aug 2021: Link: I updated the Hugo theme Ink for Micro.blog. Needs a little more testing before I put it in …

31 Aug 2021: Link: Custom CSS doesn't disappear on theme change This conversation on 30/31 August 2021 has some useful info about Custom CSS: manton: I’ve fixed the …

22 Sep 2021: Link: Comment Styling for Marfa theme Now that I relaunched my Micro.Blog and posted my first post in a year it seemed reasonable do some …

19 Oct 2021: Link: Tufte for Micro.blog // pimoore.ca: A clean and beautiful theme based on the design and …

20 Oct 2021: How to find the config.json theme file The Tufte theme suggests modifying the config.json file. @rnv helpfully provided instructions. It's …

20 Oct 2021: Link: How to track external link clicks on micro.blog using Plausible Analytics Jatan Mehta of Jatan Jots wrote a tutorial, How to track external link clicks on micro.blog using …

22 Oct 2021: Link: How to show a search icon instead of text on micro.blog micro.blog has a “Search page” plugin, which adds the ability to search within posts on your blog. …

22 Oct 2021: This blog welcomes contributions Folks, the @custom blog is a multi-user blog. If you write about customising Micro.Blog we'd welcome …

24 Oct 2021: Link: How to improve the look of micro.blog conversations micro.blog has a neat feature where Webmention replies to your blog posts and microposts from across …

25 Oct 2021: Link: Dark Mode plugin for Marfa theme If you are using the Marfa theme on micro.blog I created a plugin to allow for Dark Mode. You can …

29 Oct 2021: Link: How to set your micro.blog site's icon How to set your micro.blog site's icon on Safari, Chrome and Windows: micro.blog automatically uses …

04 Nov 2021: Link: Edit CSS now takes effect more quickly Rolled out a Micro.blog change to blog custom CSS that is much faster. Design → “Edit CSS” will now …

13 Nov 2021: Link: Micro.blog theme that uses simple.css I created a new Micro.blog theme that uses simple.css. The idea is to have the most lightweight HTML …

13 Nov 2021: Link: How to add an elegant button on your (micro.blog) website How to add an elegant button on your (micro.blog) website archive.jatan.spaceRead: …

13 Nov 2021: Link: Video on updating a Hugo theme Check out this video I made on YouTube. It’s a little out of date but is probably the best …

13 Nov 2021: Plug-in: Podcast title if you want to have [a] podcast shared with your blog instead of separate, it’s possible to make …

13 Nov 2021: Plugins: recent articles on the Help Center @moondeer has done a lot of work on plugins. Their articles on the Micro.blog Help Center have a lot …

13 Nov 2021: Link: How Pages work on Micro.blog On the Micro.Blog Help Center: Customizing Pages/Understanding how Pages work on Micro.blog.

08 Dec 2021: Link: style Micro.Blog newsletters with CSS Manton recently introduced email newsletters. See Introducing email newsletter subscriptions. Now …

10 Dec 2021: Link: Changing the Color of your Tufte Theme Cheri writes: Changing the Color of your Tufte Theme: If you love your Tufte theme like I do (thanks …

12 Dec 2021: Link: Theme updates: Cypress and Tufte Manton Reece: Theme updates: Cypress has been updated to the latest version, and Tufte has been …

18 Dec 2021: Link: Understanding how Pages work By @Moondeer — Customizing Pages/Understanding how Pages work on Micro.blog: What the following …

18 Dec 2021: Link: rebuild to get theme to update Trouble with theme changes? This tip may come in handy: In reply to a query: I'm trying to switch to …

22 Dec 2021: Link: Reply by Email tutorial On Reply by Email Tutorial, @maique says: There are 3 steps to achieve this [Reply by Email …

28 Dec 2021: Link: Pure - A minimal theme for Micro.blog Chris Hannah writes: Pure - A minimal theme for Micro.blog: My custom theme is now usable. I’ve …

28 Dec 2021: Plugin: Posts Stats A Micro.blog plugin that displays stats about all the published posts: A Micro.blog plugin that adds …

28 Dec 2021: Hide menu items with CSS Many thanks to @sod for this handy CSS trick to hide menu items: Question: I want to exclude the …

04 Jan 2022: Link: Micro Alto Theme Link: from Greg Morris, the Micro Alto Theme: I have also added the following features: featured …

04 Jan 2022: Link: Styling Newsletter Digests in Micro.blog Amit Gawande has some suggestions for CSS to improve Micro.Blog’s optional weekly digest …

08 Jan 2022: Which version of Hugo does MB use? As at 08 January 2022 the version of Hugo that Micro.Blog uses: The default right now is 0.54. …

08 Jan 2022: Link: Moving to new Hugo In Moving to new Hugo on 08 January 2022 Manton Reece explains more about the process of updating …

08 Jan 2022: Link: Configure Hugo's Native Syntax Highlighting On Micro.Blog Adventures with Hugo: Configure Hugo’s Native Syntax Highlighting On Micro.Blog …

09 Jan 2022: Get the current version of Hugo for templates As at 09 January 2022: Update: You can get the current Hugo version with {{ .Hugo.Version }}. This …

09 Jan 2022: Plugin: Dark mode support for Minos theme As of 09 January 2022: If you’re using the Minos theme for your blog, there’s a new plug-in in the …

09 Jan 2022: Plugin: Shortcut from post to Micro.Blog timeline As of 09 January 2022: Wouldn’t it be cool with a shortcut from your blog post directly to its entry …

10 Jan 2022: Link: Hugo: render hooks and partial for displaying images Source: Hugo: render hooks and partial for displaying images at Pretty Good Hat: Markdown render …

12 Jan 2022: Link: discussion on styling standalone pages Hugo folks, we’re considering a fix that will make it easier to style standalone blog pages in …

14 Jan 2022: Link: Hitchens theme for Micro.blog P. I. Moore has created the theme Hitchens for Micro.blog: Ported from and based on Hitchens for …

23 Jan 2022: Link: Fortis - A New Micro.blog Theme From Chris Hannah: Using my minimal Micro.blog theme as a base, I’ve now created another theme. This …

24 Jan 2022: Link: Paper – A Clean Theme for Micro.blog Amit Gawande has ported Paper – A Clean Theme for Micro.blog: The theme is called Paper and goes …

26 Jan 2022: Link: Plug-in editing changes At the Micro.blog Help Center an article by Manton on Plug-in editing changes: I’m so excited about …

26 Jan 2022: Link: the order for how Micro.blog creates your site At the Micro.blog Help Center, Plug-in editing changes: To help illustrate how Micro.blog processes …

29 Jan 2022: Improved theme management in Micro.blog From Manton on 29 January 2022: Improved theme management in Micro.blog today, including disabling …

31 Jan 2022: Adding Custom Menu Items to Your Blog Micro.blog has special Pages that you can add to your blog. Custom themes can get the list of menu …

16 Feb 2022: Cypress and Red Oak themes available as plugins Both Cypress and Red Oak are now available as Micro.blog plugins. I’m planning on updating both to …

21 Feb 2022: Porting Hugo theme to Micro.blog Micro.blog is a blogging platform built over Hugo, a fast static site engine. Given the way it is …

02 Mar 2022: Link: Hains-Point: A theme for micro.blog Hains-Point: A theme for micro.blog: A customizable newsletter-focused theme for Micro.blog. …

17 Mar 2022: Link: Scribe Micro.Blog Theme Chris Hannah has created Scribe - A New Micro.blog Theme: I’m very pleased to announce that I’ve …

19 Mar 2022: Export theme and Markdown I added a new export option to Micro.blog: Posts → … → Export → “Export theme and Markdown”. This …

27 Mar 2022: Export the template files for your theme From Today I Learned: 💁‍♂️ You can access the template files for your theme via export. Go to the …

01 Apr 2022: Micro.blog respects min_version in theme.toml On 31 March 2022 Manton said: Deployed a bunch of server changes today. Some behind-the-scenes stuff …

30 Apr 2022: Link: Paper Theme Now Supports Full Posts on Homepage Amit writes: Paper Theme Now Supports Full Posts on Homepage: I have released an upgrade (v1.1) to …

01 May 2022: Link: Hain's Point Theme Hains-Point: A theme for micro.blog: A customizable newsletter-focused theme for Micro.blog. …

24 May 2022: Paper theme now correctly works with On This Day I recently got to know (h/t Gabriel) that “On This Day” feature doesn’t work with the Paper theme. I …

30 May 2022: Link: Creating a Micro.blog Theme + Tailwind Zoe Aubert: Creating a Micro.blog Theme + Tailwind: I decided I wanted to have a go at building my …

08 Jun 2022: Link: How do I create a custom theme to show location data? Link: How do I create a custom theme to show location data?: What you have to do is: > 1. Create …

11 Jun 2022: Link: Width and height of photos on Photos page Manton says at the Micro.blog Help Center, Width and height of photos on Photos page?: I’ve rolled …

11 Jun 2022: Link: Better change log for Micro.blog features and fixes This may be useful for those creating or editing themes and other custom features of their …

19 Jun 2022: Link: Coffee shop photos template Manton Reece - Coffee shop photos template: I thought it would be fun to create a page on my blog …

25 Jun 2022: Plugin settings parameters Micro.blog plug-ins can have a settings screen to change config parameters. I’ve added a new field …

28 Jun 2022: Link: Gateway theme Had some fun with Micro.blog themes and created a new one for those “link in bio”-style sites. It …

29 Jun 2022: Plugin: Font Awesome icons I made a Micro.blog plug-in that loads Font Awesome in your blog, so it’s easier to add icons to …

02 Jul 2022: Alpine theme I extracted the design I use on manton.org into a new Micro.blog theme called Alpine. It’s like …

12 Jul 2022: Manton on Micro Monday 112 It’s worth listening to Micro Monday - 112: Manton (@manton) on the latest new things for …

24 Jul 2022: Plugin: Home page photos Manton says on 24 July 2022: Hello, photo bloggers! I created a new plug-in that replaces your home …

14 Aug 2022: Paper theme upgrade — favicon Amit Gawande at https://www.amitgawande.com/2022/08/13/i-have-released.html:I have released a new …

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