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You can view all of a person's posts filtered by hashtag by adding "/tagged/" to the end of their public profile address, then adding the hashtag.

For example, here is a link to all of switching.social's posts tagged #MastoTips:

https://mastodon.at/@switchingsocial/tagged/mastotips

This can be very useful for artists wanting to link to a portfolio, or writers wanting to link to articles about a topic.

You can also add these to your public profile page by going to Preferences > Edit Profile > Featured Hashtags

#Mastodon
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Fediverse users who are blind or partially sighted rely on screen readers to read posts aloud.

It's important to add alt texts on images you post, so screen reader users know what is in them.

You can do this on Mastodon by clicking on "Describe for the visually impaired" after attaching an image.

But what if you forget?

Well, there's a useful bot which will send you an instant message if you forget to add alt text:

@alt_text

To use it, just follow it!

#FediTips #MastoTips #Mastodon


 
Want to use a link shortener on #Mastodon?

Don't! :blobsurprised: All links in Mastodon posts count for 23 characters, no matter how long they really are.

(via @jond )

#MastoTips


 
Ever wondered if your #Twitter friends are on #Mastodon?

Try using the official Mastodon Bridge tool to find them:

https://bridge.joinmastodon.org

Click on "Connect Twitter" to get started.

(By the way, this is an opt-in service. Only people who ask to be listed are in the database.)

#MastoTips