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Your homepage represents you on the web. Typically it’s at the root of your domain (e.g. example.com).

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IndieWeb Examples

Some interesting indieweb home page examples of contact information (e.g. hCard), maps for location, live IM status etc. - probably worth expanding and document each of these:

Things currently on homepages

  • A profile, marked up with h-card.
    • Photo, name, URL, approximate location, short bio, categories/tags
    • rel-me links to your other identities on the web
  • contact links (aim: mailto: tel: etc. see [1] for some UI brainstorming on this)
  • A composite feed of all your posts
  • Your local time
  • Last seen (last checkin/location post)
  • upcoming events
  • projects

Homepage Brainstorming

Things which could go on homepages which aren’t currently implemented.

  • payment links/buttons
  • local weather/daylight (extra context)
  • people I’ve mentioned recently
  • tags I’ve used recently
  • actions like subscribe, contact, add to address book
  • latest comments

I did some homepage sketches/brainstorming here --Waterpigs.co.uk 14:32, 18 June 2013 (PDT)

I might be adding links to /me (my profile page) and /about (about the site, license info, powered by, hosted at, etc.) to my homepage. --Sandeep Shetty

Webmentions sent directly to home pages could serve a number of use-cases:

Articles

Articles and posts about homepage design and features:

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