Really Simple Syndication (RSS) is a family of web feed formats used to publish frequently updated works—such as blog entries, news headlines, audio, and video—in a standardized format.

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Do people still use RSS feeds?

I've built a site where people can submit security vulnerabilities found on websites. I've got some requests (not many though) by people to implement an RSS feed of confirmed and published cases. ...
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Simple content managment

I need to setup a content management system for a school to manage news items and bulletins. These bulletins would have to be placed into a number of different categories (Sport, Academic, etc.). The ...
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utility to pull in the entries of an rss feed with a certain date range

I'd like to include a section on my daily blog post that could capture/aggregate my activity from twitter, github, etc on that day. Ideally this information could be displayed in a visually ...
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Self hosted Netvibes alternative [closed]

I am looking for a self-hosted alternative to part of the Netvibes functionality. It should act as feed reader, show my mail inbox, a list of bookmarks and maybe the weather forecast. I wish to move ...
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What are the disadvantages of an invalid RSS feed

I have recently started using feedvalidator.org to validate my RSS feeds. The RSS reader reads the feeds fine but the feed validator says they are not valid feeds. I tried other RSS feeds like ...
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Migrating the source of a FeedBurner podcast feed from one WordPress to another

I'm using FeedBurner as the public-facing feed for the Ask Different Podcast. Recently Stack Exchange has set up a Blog Overflow blog for Ask Different, and I'd like to move the source of the ...
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Google Apps and Google Reader - Third level domain

I'd like to point a third level domain (eg. reader.mydomain.com) to google reader just like mail.mydomain.com points to gmail. Is it possibile, and if yes, how would I do it? Thanks in advance.
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Which of these url for Feeds for the Sitemap should I use?

Does it matter which of these I add to my Sitemaps file? http://example.com/?feed=rss http://example.com/?feed=rss2 http://example.com/?feed=rdf http://example.com/?feed=atom
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How do I view ALL blog posts in an RSS feed?

I have a blog and its posts date back all the way to March of 2009. However, when I visit my feed url (it's feedburner), the oldest post that shows up on that page is one written in February of 2011. ...
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How to find all feed directories where a particular site has submitted his feed

I am looking for a list of working sites which accepts feeds, then I struck with an idea that I can find those places by following other sites of my niche which would have already submitted their ...
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How to add RSS to a community page on Facebook?

I have a website with a RSS (fixed, I had written "CSS" instead) that I would like to post regularly to a Facebook community. Whereas there are lots of tutorials for doing that in a personal Facebook ...
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How to refresh Google Reader cache for a specific domain

Brief history domain.com was associated with a blogspot. domain.com changed to an institutional site and features a small code instructing which file should be retrieved by RSS readers. <link ...
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How can I associate my main domain to a RSS?

This is an institutional site which uses Tumblr to keep the visitors updated. The Tumblr is linked via frames in the subdirectory /blog/ of the domain to track stats. My question is: How can I allow ...
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Do all web hosts allow rss feeds?

Simple question: Do all website hosts allow RSS feeds to be coded, such that if I have an application for my phone, and the application pulls information from my website, I could use any web host to ...
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What's a good wizard for creating HTML RSS feed widgets?

I'm looking to take a RSS feed XML link, and incorporate its contents into my site using a free online wizard to handle the scripting. To be more specific, I'd like to know if there's a tool that ...
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What is considered the optimal placement of a link to an RSS feed for SEO?

When do I want a search engine's spider to run across my RSS feed link? Before the heading (not saying header tag..) During the heading During the main content During the footer After the footer ...
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Best way to get RSS Email / RSS Subscribers

I use Feedburner right now to get RSS Subscribers, but I think there is too much friction with Feedburner, they require a captcha among other things. What are some good email RSS subscription options ...
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Is it legal to show RSS feeds on my website from another website

I want to display the feeds from multiple news website on my website and create a site which would be something like http://paper.li So is it legal to display those feeds directly on my website? The ...
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Tiny Tiny RSS Installation

I am having difficulties in installing the following: http://tt-rss.org/redmine/ I keep constantly getting this error after my installation (Which obviously, isn't correct). Fatal Error: config: ...
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Feedburner - Multiple feeds in multiple languages

I run a website that available in Dutch and English. Each 'language version' has its own blog and related RSS feed. I want to publish these RSS feeds through Feedburner. Obviously I would like to have ...
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RSS Feeds - Are they Cached?

How can I (or is it possible) to remove some blog posts out of a feed such as Google Feedburner? I have removed some from my blog but obviously looks like they are cached somehow. I just don't want ...
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Tool for RSS “Archive” in XML [closed]

Does anyone know of a web app or some such tool that simply checks an RSS feed and archives each news item and has the ability to export rss or generic xml (or even better, automatically saves it). ...
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RSS feed <link rel=“alternate”> on which pages?

I've got a site that includes a blog amongst other things. I'm adding the tag for autodiscovery of the RSS feed. There's only one feed on the site. Should live on every page (i.e. I put it in the ...
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Planet feed aggregator for django

We are looking for a way to integrate a feed aggregator (like a planet, which takes a set of rss/atom feeds and posts the latest N feed items) into a Django site. Ideally, the planet should integrate ...
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How to support email subscriptions to many rss feeds

I am interested in having the option to be able to subscribe to any of my RSS feeds by email, without having to manage any of the email lists. Are there any email delivery services that allow easy ...
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Rss legal issues

I know it is illegal to post full articles of a website on yours beacuse of copyright. Is it legal to post the rss feeds of a website on your website?
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Getting users to use RSS

I've got a gaming site that hosts After Action Reports (AARs). From my traffic logs, I know that these AARs are far and away the most popular part of the site with my members. Members typically post ...
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How do I get iFramed images to show up in RSS?

I switched to Skydrive for my image hosting recently, and after getting the page formatting the way it needed to be, I ran into an issue with my RSS feed. In particular, when I used img src= the image ...
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Using Feedburner with both RSS and Atom feeds

I might be misunderstanding the concept completely, but here's the question: when I try to add a blog's feeds (the blog is hosted at Blogspot, so it provides both Atom and RSS) to FeedBurner, it ...
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RSS in a Wordpress

is there any way to show an image for RSS feess in my wordpress page... it os because currently defaul wordpress RSS feeds will only show a text of other feeds from other site..how can i make my site ...
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Should I provide RSS or Atom feeds?

I'm leaning towards atom but I'm not sure.
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Is there a googlebot equivalent for RSS feeds?

I have a lot of feeds generated on my pages - and it seems to let them go to waste (Googlebot does not seem to see them). The RSS feeds display correctly in the pages when viewed through a browser, so ...
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Content theft - Where can I go from here?

I am the webmaster of a very successful blog in a fairly small niche. Recently our success has started to bite us with people copying posts on the site without consent and trying to pass them off as ...
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How to Syndicate Websites Without RSS?

I have four websites that I am wanting to link to from one website. But the kicker here is that beyond just linking to the sites I was looking for a way to display updates from those sites on my site. ...
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How to track subscriptions to an RSS feed

I have RSS feeds on some of my sites and I'm wondering how I can track how many people are subscribing to them. The obvious solution is to track the number of hits on the URL, but I don't feel like ...
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What are some good feeds/blogs/twitter accounts to follow if I want to learn more about web development?

Who are some of the big names out there (besides Jeff Atwood/@codinghorror, of course) that I should be following as a resource if I want to stay on top of what's new as well commentary on what ...