claimID/microid for WordPress: fixed!

I like the idea of claimID — a simple web ID system — and have been trying to mark all my online content with it. I installed Richard K Miller’s MicroID Plugin for WordPress, but it didn’t seem to want to correctly fingerprint the top level of my site.

A little sleuthing (even with my zero PHP skills) showed that claimID thought the URL of my site was, while Richard’s plugin thought the URL was The trailing slash made all the difference to the claimID fingerprint.

All I had to do was to edit the URL in my claimID page, get the site verified, and this blog is so mine …

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