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2019-10-11: Update On: Micro.blog Feature: Disqus Tutorial Function: There is a new tutorial in Help for adding …

2019-10-10: Update On: Micro.blog hosted Feature: JPEG Index Function: The Photos Index page for your blog will …

2019-10-09: Update On: Micro.blog Feature: Inktober Pin Function: You can now get a special pin for taking part …

2019-10-09: Noted: 9th October, 2019 Here is what’s been happening elsewhere: Icro, by Martin Harl A big release for the iOS app …

2019-10-07: TIP: You can create a copy of your custom theme to test changes on your free test site. Go to the …

2019-10-07: Update On: Micro.blog hosted Feature: Run Filter Function: You can now use filters to assign …

2019-10-04: The Macro Report: September, 2019 The beginning of Autumn was accompanied by a significant set of updates, with the team delivering a …

2019-10-04: Update On: Micro.blog hosted Feature: Manual Filters Function: You can now manage filters for your …

2019-10-03: Update On: Micro.blog hosted Feature: Micro Category Function: You can now apply categories to …

2019-10-01: Update On: Micro.blog hosted Feature: Post Control Function: There is a new button on the New Post …

2019-09-30: TIP: You can use the Drafts feature to manually schedule posts for the future. This is on the web or …

2019-09-30: Update On: Micro.blog hosted Feature: Ghost Import Function: You can now import from a Ghost blog. …

2019-09-27: Update On: iOS Feature: Tagmoji Menu Function: The tagmoji menu in Discover has been updated to …

2019-09-26: Update On: iOS Feature: Dark Mode Function: You can now use the dark theme for Micro.blog, as part …

2019-09-25: Update On: Micro.blog hosted Feature: Categories Filtering Function: You can now see the number of …

2019-09-25: Noted: 25th September, 2019 Here is what’s been happening elsewhere: Icro, by Martin Harl Work continues for Icro on the …

2019-09-24: Update On: Micro.blog Feature: Account Deletion Function: You can now delete your account yourself, …

2019-09-23: TIP: You can manage the post categories of your blog in the Posts settings, whether editing them, …

2019-09-23: Update On: iOS Feature: Apple Sign In Function: You can now use Sign in with Apple for registering …

2019-09-19: Update On: Micro.blog Feature: Third Party Notifications Function: Third party apps can now use the …

2019-09-16: TIP: You can change the date of your existing posts, moving the published date to a point in the …

2019-09-11: Update On: Micro.blog hosted Feature: Duplicate Theme Function: There is now a quick-copy option …

2019-09-09: TIP: You can follow domains on Micro.blog, as well as user-named accounts. This makes Micro.blog …

2019-09-09: Update On: Micro.blog hosted Feature: Test Blogs Function: You can now create a free second blog …

2019-09-06: The Macro Report: August, 2019 Summer came to a close with yet another collection of varied updates, further improving the Hosted …

2019-09-04: Update On: Micro.blog hosted Feature: Mastodon Follow Function: You can now easily follow …

2019-09-02: Update On: Micro.blog Feature: Show Tagmoji Function: You can now access the tagmoji directory via …

2019-09-02: TIP: You can use the Copy HTML feature to place an image in your post or page. Go to the web app …

2019-08-31: Update On: Micro.blog Feature: Tagmoji Additions Function: There are four new tagmoji sections …

2019-08-28: Update On: Micro.blog hosted Feature: Tumblr Upload Size Function: There is no longer a limit on …

2019-08-27: Update On: Micro.blog hosted Feature: Tumblr Cross-posting Function: You can now syndicate your …

2019-08-26: TIP: When using IndieAuth sign-in with third-party services remember to keep your information …

2019-08-26: Update On: Micro.blog Feature: Robots Guide Function: There is a new guide for managing the …

2019-08-23: Update On: Micro.blog hosted Feature: Robots Function: You can now manage a robots.txt file for …

2019-08-21: Update On: Micro.blog Feature: Photos Grid Function: There is a new section of Discover wherein you …

2019-08-20: Update On: Micro.blog Feature: Yearly Pricing Info Function: There is a new guide with information …

2019-08-19: TIP: Using taxonomy, you can set up your account with different feeds, whether multiple or single, …

2019-08-19: Update On: Micro.blog hosted Feature: Podcast Stats Function: You can now access basic download …

2019-08-16: Update On: iOS Feature: Beta Function: You can now access the beta version of the app via …

2019-08-12: Update On: Micro.blog Feature: Bio Emoji Function: Emoji are now available for use in your account …

2019-08-09: Update On: Micro.blog hosted Feature: Photos Page Function: You can now create a photo index page …

2019-08-02: The Macro Report: July, 2019 Summer is well and truly upon those in the Northern Hemisphere and that means plenty of updates as …

2019-08-02: Update On: Micro.blog hosted Feature: New Podcast Categories Function: There are new podcast …

2019-07-31: Update On: Micro.blog hosted Feature: Copy HTML Function: You can now quickly grab the HTML code …

2019-07-29: TIP: When downloading your export on the Mac, make sure to right-click and select “Save …

2019-07-29: Update On: Micro.blog hosted Feature: Subscriptions Streamlined Function: The subscription options …

2019-07-26: Update On: Micro Monday Feature: Micro Thumbnails Function: The Micro Monday newsletter now …

2019-07-22: TIP: You can get news and information from external sources; covering updates, features, and more. …

2019-07-22: Update On: Snippets Feature: Tagmoji Tracking Function: The new tagmoji category list is now …

2019-07-18: TIP: If you want to use tagmoji in longer posts, make sure to put the emoji in the title of the …

2019-07-15: TIP: Sunlit, the official photo-sharing app, is also available as a beta on Testflight. You can help …

2019-07-15: Update On: Micro.blog Feature: Discover Tagmoji API Function: The discover part of the posts API …

2019-07-12: Update On: Micro.blog Feature: New Tagmoji Function: There are new tagmoji available in Discover. …

2019-07-11: TIP: Whilst there is no official native app for Android, there are a few other options from which to …

2019-07-11: Update On: Micro.blog hosted Feature: URL Structures Function: You can now add more structure to …

2019-07-10: Update On: Sunlit Fix: Photo Drag and Drop Function: Drag and drop with photos in a new post should …

2019-07-09: Update On: Sunlit Fix: Text Editing Function: Text editing should now work properly. Link: Text …

2019-07-08: Follow Up: The recently launched Film Fest Friday was incorrectly referred to as Film Festival …

2019-07-08: TIP: When using Sunlit, you can search for accounts via the Discover tab. Open Sunlit -> Select …

2019-07-08: Update On: Wavelength Fix: AirPods Recording Function: Recording with AirPods should now work …

2019-07-05: The Macro Report: June, 2019 Despite the all-consuming nature of WWDC, the Apple developer conference, a number of updates were …

2019-06-24: Update On: Micro.blog Feature: Film Fest Friday Function: A new blog and account have launched for …

2019-06-21: Update On: Micro.blog Feature: Micro Monday Newsletter Function: There is now a newsletter for …

2019-06-20: TIP: Favorites are useful as a read-later tool, wherein you can temporarily save posts and comments …

2019-06-20: Update On: Mac OS Fix: Photo Compression Function: Photos will now be compressed for consistency …

2019-06-18: Update On: Mac OS Fix: Error Reporting Function: Error reporting for posting failures and timeline …

2019-06-17: TIP: There are an increasing number of sources for finding people: Micro Monday, the podcast and …

2019-06-17: Update On: Mac OS Feature: Action Icons Function: Post actions now have icons. Link: Action Icons …

2019-06-15: Update On: Mac OS Feature: Open in Browser Function: When clicking on a post you can now choose to …

2019-06-13: TIP: When posting on the Mac, if you want to see your categories, they are available via the menu …

2019-06-10: TIP: You can run a Hosted account with your posts separate from the timeline, and still use your …

2019-06-01: The Macro Report: May, 2019 For May the core of the platform slowed down, with a mixture of light feature releases, smaller …

2019-05-24: Update On: Micro.blog Feature: Follow Blogs Function: You can now follow blogs via their feeds, …

2019-05-22: Noted: 22nd May, 2019 Here is what’s been happening elsewhere: MarsEdit, by Daniel Jalkut You can now get MarsEdit …

2019-05-22: Update On: Micro.blog hosted Fix: IndieWeb Tags CSS Function: IndieWeb-related tags and custom CSS …

2019-05-21: TIP: If you’re using WordPress with a feed plugged into your Micro.blog account and are having …

2019-05-21: Update On: Micro.blog hosted Feature: Hello Minos Function: There are two new built-in themes …

2019-05-20: Update On: The web Feature: New Home Function: There is a new design for the Micro.blog home page, …

2019-05-19: Update On: Sunlit Fix: Reduced App Size Function: The size of the app has been reduced. Link: …

2019-05-19: Update On: Sunlit Fix: Upload External Photos Function: Large photos from external blogs will now …

2019-05-18: Update On: Sunlit Fix: Scaling Photos Function: Photos will no longer be incorrectly scaled up. …

2019-05-17: Update On: Micro.blog hosted Fix: Overriding Default Parameters Function: You can now override the …

2019-05-16: TIP: Pins are a good way of achieving specific blogging goals, for different kinds of posts. For …

2019-05-16: Update On: Sunlit Fix: Multiple Alt Text Function: The alt tag will now work when applied to …

2019-05-15: Update On: Sunlit Fix: Poster Frame Function: The poster frame for videos has been fixed. Link: …

2019-05-15: Update On: Sunlit Fix: Uploading Videos Function: Certain types of videos can now be uploaded. …

2019-05-10: Update On: Mac OS Fix: Multiple Alt Text Function: The alt tag will now work when applied to …

2019-05-09: Update On: Mac OS Feature: Video Thumbnail Function: Thumbnail previews of videos will now appear …

2019-05-08: Update On: Mac OS Feature: Window Resizing Function: You can now resize the width of the app …

2019-05-08: TIP: You can link to individual categories in the menu of your site by using the Pages feature. Go …

2019-05-07: Update On: The web Fix: Publish Draft Date Function: Drafts will now be published with the date at …

2019-05-06: Update On: The web Feature: Edit Post Date Function: You can now edit the published date of a post. …

2019-05-03: Update On: Mac OS, iOS Fix: Uploading Videos Function: Certain types of videos can now be uploaded. …

2019-05-02: Update On: Sunlit Fix: Timeline Crash Function: The timeline will no longer crash when loading. …

2019-05-01: The Macro Report: April, 2019 For the second consecutive month it was full steam ahead, a thorough mix of big new features, …

2019-05-01: Update On: Sunlit Feature: Inline Video Function: You can now play video with inline playback. …

2019-05-01: Update On: iOS Fix: Categories and Feeds Function: Categories and feeds will now load. Link: …

2019-04-30: Update On: iOS Feature: Inline Video Function: You can now play video with inline or full-screen …

2019-04-30: TIP: If you want to arrange multiple photos in your post, you can use either the web app or Sunlit. …

2019-04-30: Update On: Sunlit Fix: Video Not Appearing Function: Videos will now appear in the timeline. Link: …

2019-04-23: TIP: To manage the accounts you have muted, use the Edit Muted Users button in the Account tab. This …

2019-04-23: Follow Up: The recently released feature, Video hosting, now has an accompanying guide from Manton. …

2019-04-23: Lots happening, more to come Having recently overcome doubts about the project and realising that I was simply going through some …

2019-04-23: Update On: iOS Fix: Updating Hosted Information Function: Information for hosted sites will now …

2019-04-19: Update On: iOS Fix: External Non-Category Function: Fixed bug with non-category external sites. …

2019-04-17: Update On: iOS Feature: Updated Buttons Function: Both the New Post and Reply buttons have been …

2019-04-16: Update On: Sunlit Feature: Tap and Hold Function: You can now tap and hold the New Post button to …

2019-04-15: Update On: Sunlit Feature: Search Function: You can now use search to find new people, by scrolling …

2019-04-13: Update On: Micro.blog hosted, the web, iOS, Mac OS, Sunlit Feature: Video Function: You can now …

2019-04-12: Update On: Micro.blog Feature: Posting API Improved Function: The posting API has new Micropub …

2019-04-12: Update On: Micro.blog hosted Feature: Tumblr Import Function: You can now import posts from an …

2019-04-11: Update On: Mac OS Feature: Posts Section Function: You can now see, search for, and edit your posts …

2019-04-10: Update On: Micro.blog hosted, the web, Mac OS Feature: Drafts Function: You can now save your post …

2019-04-10: Update On: Sunlit Feature: External Compatibility Function: Compatibility with WordPress and …

2019-04-09: Update On: Sunlit Feature: Auto Title Function: When you add 5 or more photos an optional title …

2019-04-08: Update On: Sunlit Feature: Unified Posting Function: You can now make short and long posts from the …

2019-04-08: TIP: If you’re looking to say hello and welcome new people, their first posts are often …

2019-04-08: Update On: Sunlit Feature: Stories Removed Function: As part of an overhaul to UI design, the …

2019-04-01: The Macro Report: March, 2019 Throughout March a steady stream of updates came to the different parts of Micro.blog, across …

2019-03-25: UPDATE: This post is now out of date. ANNOUNCEMENT: Today I Learned has come to an end. I would like …

2019-03-21: TIP: If you want to switch your subscription from monthly to yearly, use the link below. To revert …

2019-03-20: Let's talk about: Discover On Micro.blog you can get an idea of what’s happening across the platform by taking a look at …

2019-03-20: Noted: 20th March, 2019 Here is what’s been happening elsewhere: Gluon, by Vincent Ritter The iOS beta received a …

2019-03-18: TIP: If you’re looking to encourage other people to join Micro.blog, you can do so with an …

2019-03-18: Tracked: 14th March, 2019 This the latest set of updates for bugs and issues across Micro.blog: Numbered List Syntax: When …

2019-03-15: Update On: Micro.blog hosted Feature: Medium Import Function: You can now import posts from Medium, …

2019-03-14: Follow Up: The recently released feature, Blog Archive Export, now has an accompanying guide from …

2019-03-13: Update On: Micro.blog hosted Feature: Yearly Subscription Function: You can now pay for a hosted …

2019-03-13: Noted: 11th March, 2019 Here is what’s been happening elsewhere: Gluon, by Vincent Ritter A big update came to core …

2019-03-11: TIP: You can help other people find your current favourite people from the timeline by posting for …

2019-03-11: Update On: Micro.blog hosted Feature: Blog Archive Export Function: You can now export your blog as …

2019-03-08: TIP: If you’re on the web and looking for other apps to post with, take a look below the …

2019-03-06: TIP: When having an issue with any of the apps, there is a chance that deleting the app and …

2019-03-05: Update On: Micro.blog hosted Feature: Save to Internet Archive Function: You can now choose to save …

2019-03-04: TIP: You can see from where the themes available for Hosted sites originate, having been adapted and …

2019-03-04: Noted: 4th March, 2019 Here is what’s been happening elsewhere: Gluon, by Vincent Ritter Vincent has continued to …

2019-03-01: TIP: When mapping your custom domain to your Hosted site, you should see a field for the SSL status, …

2019-02-27: TIP: When editing a page, you can change the URL without also changing the title. This means you can …

2019-02-25: TIP: Either when posting from the web or editing a post, you can add an alt tag manually to images. …

2019-02-25: Noted: 25th February, 2019 Here is what’s been happening elsewhere: Gluon, by Vincent Ritter A flurry of microblogging …

2019-02-22: TIP: You can continue to edit your site’s theme without using custom templates, using instead …

2019-02-20: TIP: When using a list via Markdown in your post make sure to use a clear line before the list …

2019-02-18: TIP: If you post the URL to a video and it embeds on your blog, make sure to check your post on the …

2019-02-18: Noted: 18th February, 2019 Here is what’s been happening elsewhere: Icro, by Martin Harl A substantial update includes …

2019-02-13: TIP: If you have a Hosted account and change your username, the Micro.blog domain for your site …

2019-02-12: Let's talk about: Favorites On Micro.blog you can save posts into a separate collection, made available in a special version of …

2019-02-11: TIP: You can use JavaScript to embed your Hosted site posts onto another site, should you wish to …

2019-02-11: Noted: 11th February, 2019 This is the first edition of a new post type in which I cover recent updates to third-party …

2019-02-09: TIP: To remove the built-in Archive and About pages from your site’s main menu and still link …

2019-02-04: TIP: When you create a new category it comes with a new feed for your site. Not only can people now …

2019-02-01: TIP: You can get support with customising the theme for your blog in five ways; the Help document, …

2019-01-29: TIP: You can keep up to date with news in a few different ways, using official sources that cover …

2019-01-23: TIP: When using the share sheet on iOS to post photos they might be published incorrectly. You can …

2019-01-22: TIP: If you’re using the Marfa theme and your profile photo isn’t appearing at the top …

2019-01-18: TIP: To draw more attention to your longer, linked posts reply to the original link post with a …

2019-01-16: TIP: There are four types of accounts: Basic, Hosted, Hosted + Microcasts, and Cross-posting. You …

2019-01-14: TIP: If you want to find people directly, you can use the search tool in Discover. Go to the web …

2018-12-31: ANNOUNCEMENT UPDATE: Today I Learned will return on Monday, the 14th of January. Today I Learned is …

2018-12-19: Preparing the Ground There have been updates over the past few days: In Why I Made Today I Learned I talk about the …

2018-12-19: TIP: If you’re using the default theme for your hosted site, you can use CSS to add an icon to …

2018-12-18: TIP: If you’re using the Mac or iOS app and use a link to the web app, you will likely do so …

2018-12-18: TIP: When writing a post you can use Markdown, plain text formatting that is converted to HTML upon …

2018-12-14: TIP: When cross-posting to Twitter, images with the alt tag will not also transfer with that tag in …

2018-12-12: TIP: If you want to use your hosted podcast feed for your episodes, make sure you use the special …

2018-12-10: TIP: You can get a photo grid for your hosted site by using Microgram, by Jonathan LaCour. This page …

2018-12-07: TIP: You can push your posts to other sites via cross-posting. Once you have activated cross-posting …

2018-12-05: TIP: You can look through all of the posts on your hosted site, using the search function found in …

2018-12-03: TIP: When posting from an external site, if you link to a Micro.blog account as part of an @-mention …

2018-11-30: TIP: You can verify your account via your website, whether you self-host, are hosted by Micro.blog, …

2018-11-27: TIP: When posting to Micro.blog from a different time zone make sure you visit the web app. This …

2018-11-23: Recent Changes There have recently been a few updates made across Today I Learned. Let’s go over them, …

2018-11-23: TIP: When importing from WordPress, if your blog photos are no longer online the importer will look …

2018-11-20: Let's talk about: Pins Let’s talk about Pins. On Micro.blog you can collect pins for your account, represented by …

2018-11-20: TIP: When setting up your Micro.blog hosted site with an SSL certificate, if it doesn’t appear …

2018-11-12: TIP: With hosted accounts, If you want to manage the images you have posted to Micro.blog and/or …

2018-10-26: TIP: To reduce the number of posts in your timeline, you can filter out replies made to people who …

2018-10-19: TIP: When posting hosted images (already uploaded, whether on Micro.blog or elsewhere) with Markdown …

2018-10-14: TIP: For external websites, if you want images to appear use a complete URL in the post and not a …

2018-09-27: TIP: You can find posts by subject with tagmoji, about which you can see more in three places; …

2018-09-26: TIP: If you want to contribute to the platform you can use two public spaces; Indie Microblogging, …

2018-09-18: TIP: When a post has been edited the timeline will display the new version. Applies to edits made …

2018-09-17: Continued Progress Since the first post, a few things have happened: Pages: There is now a Contact page for the main …

2018-09-16: TIP: The bio for your account (Account -> About me) appears on your Micro.blog profile …

2018-06-10: Today We Start Micro.blog is awesome. You are very likely using it, so you know this! Between the tireless work of …