You know, I realized that the thing that helps me engage with the Indieweb tech I’m using at a slightly deeper level is discontent with leaving things at the surface level of aesthetics. I didn’t even realize which of my webmention footer’s icons were broken until I went to replace them with emoji I wanted. I learned a lot about the Jekyll build just by rooting through the theme. I don’t know if this is applicable to you; obviously not everyone wants to have a 90s-bus-upholstery–pixel-pumpkin-eyesore background, but maybe figuring out something auxiliary to your main content to be picky about would be useful.
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