I’ve had Webmentions enabled on this site for some time now. Sending a Webmention is pretty straightforward thanks to plugins like Webmention for WordPress and Semantic-Linkbacks. The question is how to send Webmentions in comments when someone replies to one of my posts?
I reached out to Chris Aldrich on Twitter, and he pointed me to a few resources in response. I did some testing between two test sites, and sent a couple replies to the initial Webmention (that came through as a comment), like these:
Unfortunately, the Webmentions appear like this on the post I’m replying to:
That’s not especially informative, though.
I’m aiming for a more substantive mention/comment like this:
Chris’ reply originated from his post on his site, here:
I’m pretty sure I’m missing something on my side. I’ll keep digging, and update this post when I find a solution.Featured image by Mathyas Kurmann