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Social Mentions

  • Last Edit: September 28, 2020

Many different tools support Social Mentions – @name typed into a message or a document or a chat, which usually sets off a notification to the person being mentioned.

JekyllJekyll
Set env variable PAGES_REPO_NWO to build on Netlify
Set the environment variable PAGES_REPO_NWO to a repo such as spadebuilders/EIPs if you want to have Jekyll sites build on Netlify.
Posts by Year

{% for post in site.posts %}
{% capture current_year %}{{ post.date | date: "%Y" }}{% endcapture %}
{% if current_year != previous_year %}
{% unless forloop.first %}
</ul>
{% endunless %}
<h2>{{ current_year }}</h2>
<ul>
{% assign...
has a plugin where you can link mentions https://github.com/jekyll/jekyll-mentions – but it only works for one network.

Since I consistently want to link to things on AllTheBestRecipesAllTheBestRecipes
A DiscourseDiscourse
Discourse is super flexible open source forum software. It’s a top [[Community Tool]].
forum at https://allthebest.recipes which catalogs recipes, ingredients, and cooking, as well as stores, places and adventures I want to keep track of.
The Twitter account is @ATBRecipes and gets auto-posted new items from the forum RSS feed.
Also on Instagram @allthebestrecipes which has a Facebook page attached to it as well.
or Twitter or Github, I’m going to make a simple Jekyll data file called entities.yml where I can define these links.

It will look a little something like this:

- name: Coho
  link: https://allthebest.recipes/t/coho-commissary-coffee/346
- name: allthebestrecipes
  link: https://allthebest.recipes
  instagram: https://instagram.com/allthebestrecipes
  twitter: ATBRecipes