IndieAuth for external blogs

Earlier this week I wrote about making Micro.blog an IndieAuth provider. This allows anyone with a Micro.blog-hosted blog to sign in to IndieWeb-compatible apps. For example, using OwnYourGram to automatically copy Instagram photos to your own blog on Micro.blog.

I’ve now expanded this support to let anyone use Micro.blog to authorize an app even if your blog is hosted outside of Micro.blog. If you host somewhere else, you’ll still be responsible for setting up posting, but having basic IndieAuth support can be useful if you want to connect your blog to tools that don’t need to post, like IndieWeb Ring or the IndieWeb.org wiki.

There are instructions on this Micro.blog help page for adding the appropriate HTML tags to your site.

Manton Reece @manton
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