Get RSS Feeds on Mastodon

Anyone who has made the switch from Twitter to Mastodon may notice that some news sources are still missing here. One way to get them into the Fediverse is to use an RSS Feed via a Mastodon bot. This guide shows you how to display RSS Feeds with feed2toot Mastodon. I will publish the RSS Feed on my own Mastodon server. If you want to know how to run your own Mastodon, here is a instruction by me....

December 23, 2022 · 4 min · Samuel Kron

Run your own Mastodon server with Docker Compose

With the purchase of Twitter by Elon Musk, alternatives to Twitter suddenly become interesting. One of them is Mastodon an open source decentralized alternative that is part of the Fediverse. The decentralization is based on the fact that anyone can actually operate a Mastodon server. This tutorial describes all the necessary steps to set up a Mastodon server with Docker Compose yourself. Requirements This tutorial assumes that you already have some packages installed on your distribution:...

November 20, 2022 · 5 min · Samuel Kron

Add a verified website to the Mastodon profile

After Elon Musk bought Twitter, many are looking for alternatives. One of them is the decentralized social network Mastodon. You can even run your own mastodon server, instructions for this can be found here. After you have registered on a Mastodon server, it is advisable to complete your profile first. You can also specify websites in the profile, for example to link to your blog. Mastodon offers the possibility to verify these linked websites....

November 20, 2022 · 2 min · Samuel Kron