Webmention is a simple way to notify any URL when you mention it on your site. From the receiver’s perspective, it’s a way to request notifications when other sites mention it.
The idea I have in mind is having a personal timeline (like on Twitter) and post my own content here. It’s like a microblog in a blog if that makes any sense.
Head over to https://webmention.io and follow the setup instructions.
I used my email as an authentication method, by putting it in the
<head> of this website.
After signing up with my domain cri.dev, I received an activation code that enabled webmentions.
link tags, I am now able to accept webmentions
<link rel="webmention" href="https://webmention.io/cri.dev/webmention" /> <link rel="pingback" href="https://webmention.io/cri.dev/xmlrpc" />
Usage in eleventy
Pretty straightforward if you follow the instructions in this excellent repo