🔖 Reminder: Tips

These short posts provide concise information for specific circumstances, often including step-by-step instructions, links, and sometimes a screenshot.

See also: The Tips feed for following

📢 TIL 1.9.5:

  • 🆕 Post type: Marked.
  • 🆕 Post filter: Account.
  • About page updated for Marked and Account.
  • 🆕 Category buttons in posts.
  • Cleaner posts;
    • Redesigned footer.
    • Labels removed from Tips + Edits.

The directory includes links and information covering the whole of Micro.blog, from official resources through to those provided by the community, other developers, and community projects.

See also: Linked posts

🔗 Posts Stats

A Micro.blog plugin that adds a /stats page to your site to display the stats about all the published posts.

A brilliant extension for using statistics in a constructive manner. Made by Amit Gawande.


📢 Edit: TIL 1.9.4:

  • New footer, with 3 columns: Follow, Support, and Discover.
  • On the homepage:
    • Smaller top banners
    • Hover on buttons.
    • Lighter visited links.
  • A new domain: today-i-learned.net
    • New custom redirects.
    • External profiles updated.
    • Existing links are redirecting.

💁‍♂️ TIP: You can embed your Hosted blog posts on another website via Sidebar.js.

  • Add a single line of code.
  • Customise the posts via CSS.
  • Choose the number of posts to show.

Instructions for Sidebar.js can be found on the Help forums.

Today I Learned is now on a break for the foreseeable future. I’ll provide an update on the future of the project as soon as I have it. Thanks for reading!

💁‍♂️ TIP: You can use plug-ins to add a variety of features to your blog, such as Search, photo galleries, rich links, and even themes.

  • Go to the web app ->
  • Select the Plug-ins tab ->
  • Select the Find Plug-ins button ->
  • Select the Install button for the plug-in you want.

📢 Edit: The Credits page now includes a technologies section and a less condensed layout.

🔗 GLightbox

… show zoomed in versions of your photos … including … titles, captions, and arrow key/touch navigatable galleries.

A brilliant way to do so much more with your images. Made by Jason Becker.


📢 Re-introducing: ICYMI

The weekly digest newsletter to help you keep up to date with the latest posts from TIL.

Delivered Monday morning (GMT).

💁‍♂️ TIP: When using WordPress, make sure you have Markdown enabled so that the Micro.blog timeline will pick up your formatted text.

Jetpack is a well-established plugin that can be used to enable Markdown on WordPress.

🔗 Some updates

Slowly things become more ordered and there are countless things I want to focus on more in my spare time…

Including updates for Icro. Excellent news from Martin!


Today I Learned is currently on a break.

💁‍♂️ TIP: You can find people with shared interests in Micro.blog conversation threads from the past year, hosted by @jean; photography, pets, crafts, coffee, and more.

You can see the Monday Roll Calls on the Core page of the Links directory, under By The Team.