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Using PHP and cURL to post media to the Mastodon API

Screenshot of Mastodon update with media attached A couple of years ago I posted the most popular article on the site on how to use PHP and cURL to post to the Mastodon API. Since then I’ve been meaning to post a follow-up -on how to post media and finally it’s here.

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Using PHP and cURL to post to the Mastodon API

Screenshot of Mastodon web interface As my distaste for Twitter has grown over the last while I decided to see if I could deploy my own instance of Mastodon, a federated, distributed social network. Turns out I had my instance up and running in just a few hours using a $10 a month Digital Ocean Docker droplet and the handy Mastodon docker containers. It was way easier than I though it would be.

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