Over the past few days I have put up three websites with different instances on each. One Akkoma, one Pleroma, and, now, one Soapbox. The reason I spent this time and money was to allow you to see each and know which software is used. I will create a page with much more information about each but until I get time to do that I will link in this post to each website by the name of the software. Follows:
You may join any or all, should you care to. We can discuss problems and solutions or just shoot the breeze. Just be sure to keep it clean so we can all get along.
If you find one or another requires approval just enter capital AD. That way I will know you’re coming from this site and you will be instantly approved for membership.
As I stated in an article yesterday, I was going to, and have, put up an Akkoma Social platform. The reason I wanted to get this done was so that there would be a central meeting place to speak of both software, FOSS and the Fediverse. A rather, “All Inclusive” place for those who know and those who are learning. I understand that this is not an original idea but it is new to me.
A new domain and a new start. That’s what is great about FOSS. If you do the work you get excellent results . . . FREE of charge.
I have put up an Akkoma instance now using my instructions here. Should you want to see what Akkoma looks and feels like, go here. Yes, it is open for registration.
As I go I have decided to facilitate your understanding of how Akkoma works bu installing another instance with which you can join, discuss software or talk about guitar picking if that is your, like mine, bailiwick. It will bear the “abcro” name with a different suffix or TLD.I will have it up this afternoon, 5/22/23 but there is much to do as just putting a website up is merely the beginning.
Transactional email is what all websites that have members need. I have been exploring several the last few days and that gives me something else to put here as secure email is tantamount to privacy for both yourself and your members. I will have a page or so to speak of what I have learned but bear in mind that none of this is a walk in the park. You have to focus and I know you do.
I will also recommend a hosting company which you may not yet have heard of. I have tried most of them with various amounts of satisfaction, until this one. It is down the line a day or two so keep keyboinking and learning how to FOSS!
You will find on these pages tutorials to FOSS software. Our aim here is to keep them updated and current. We start with Akkoma which is a social platform of exceptional usability and options plus performance.
The website will not be a static site but will always be up to date and your suggestions are welcomed.
Now, it will just take some time to get ourselves up to speed.