I’ve installed and (think) I’ve configured the ActivityPub plugin for WordPress. Not quite sure what to expect. There is a blocklist of servers, but there doesn’t seem to be a federate list of instances to federate with.
I’ve also installed Webfinger.
Perhaps I have to make a post first, but for right now, I get an error when I try to look up firstname.lastname@example.org on www.webfinger.net, which isn’t encouraging. I’ll try again after I have a post.
Quick edit after posting
Important safety tip: Don’t use your administrator account as your ActivityPub account.
I created an Editor account that lets me do everything but manage the blog. I have a “high security” administrator account ( >login admin passw0rd ) that I use to administer the blog. It’s a good in-general safety tip, but once you federate your blog, you want to take a precaution or two.
Then, look at the bottom of your profile page for:
Try to follow “@jiejie” in the Mastodon/Friendica search field.
My problem is I was trying without the www. which is my bad because I have a re-direct setup to send everyone to www. which isn’t strictly necessary, but whatever. I like the url like that because it shows people it’s a blog, right? If anyone who knows better netiquette than I, lemme know.