What's the preferred way to do web2 ipns pinning with Helia?

[…] what’s the preferred helia way to do web2 ipns pinning with helia (filecoin grant for something similar that is no longer maintained: GitHub - Fierro-Labs/Fierro: IPNS API and pinning service )

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It sounds like Ryan wants to simply publish IPNS records and keep them up to date? we have some libraries that should be able to help with that: @helia/ipns from GitHub - ipfs/helia-ipns: An implementation of IPNS for Helia

and Migrating from js IPFS · ipfs/helia Wiki · GitHub includes instructions for publishing IPNS records.

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If they’re looking to pin records, these two issues are somewhat relevant: