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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301 redirecting a blog's RSS feed URL?

I moved my personal blog from Wordpress to Ghost this weekend, which changes the RSS feed URL from /feed/ to /rss/. By default Ghost returns a 301 redirect for /feed/, which I've verified by checking ...
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Using Blogger to power a site's internal blog

I would like to add a blog to my site. I am considering using a Blogger blog which my site would access (probably using the RSS feed) parse, and display using a set of my own HTML templates. I ...
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How to create an RSS feed for my blog on my own hosting?

I just installed a Blubrry plugin in my WordPress to create an RSS feed for my podcasts that I want to upload. But what is the next step after installing and activating that plugin? Does installing ...
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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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Why blogger puts BR tags only when content served via RSS feed?

I have a problem with using my new blog RSS feed. I wrote a post (the first one) with some code examples formatted by SyntaxHighlighter. To paste a code sample I'm switching from WYSIWYG to HTML view ...
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Generating RSS Feeds Automatically?

I am running a static PHP website for the past 3 months. It's not a CMS but just simple PHP files (no database) in to which I add content. I am struggling to manually create RSS feeds as it is very ...
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If I cache an RSS feeds' html, but not the images, will this appear to be image hot-linking?

I have a simple RSS news application built using JavaScript, that pulls in feeds through Google's feed API. I'm doing a proof of concept and caching the feed using localStorage though due to storage ...
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How does this website work? [closed]

By the looks of it this website is just a feed of articles from other sites. How does it import the whole articles like this? and how is the site ranking at all with the lack on original content? I ...
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Convert RSS feed in one line

I need to use an RSS Feed in a Digital Signage application (Xibo). But to scroll the feed on right or left I need it to be presented on a single line or only the first line will be displayed. I've ...
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Will echoing content from a simple XML loaded with PHP cause the page to show up in search results (SEO)?

I want to know if I'm using PHP right to create search friendly content. I'd like my images to start showing up in Google for my website, so I'm passing an RSS feed to PHP file using the ...
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Pull page content from master site in WordPress

So I am working on some sites for a health practice, all in Wordpress. I have one parent hub site that contains all the information about all the treatments they offer on different pages. I also have ...
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RSS feeds and robots.txt

I have RSS feeds on my site. I've decided to follow Stack Exchange and disallow my RSS feeds in the robots.txt. I don't want search engine to display the RSS feed page to people, that's not really a ...
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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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Is RSS auto-discovery still viable?

I am preparing a website and noticed that although the source code contains RSS autodiscovery URL, i.e. something like <link rel="alternate" type="application/rss+xml" href="/rss.xml"> none ...
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RSS Publishing Tool [closed]

Are there any good tools for publishing and maintaining an RSS feed for my site? I want to have nice way to create a compliant feeds. Ideally I would be able to have multiple people maintain the feed ...
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Adding an RSS feed to a Facebook page

I want to add a client's blog feed to a Facebook page. Is there a way to do that without using a third party app?
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Will having a section that aggregates news from another site's RSS feeds get me penalized for SEO?

SEO newbie here, I have a news section on my front page that essentially reads off another sites feed (example.com/feed/) and posts direct links to each article back to that site. Pretty much a mini ...
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Do you need permission to show an RSS feed?

Does anyone know if you need permission to show an RSS feed on your website? I want to show the BBC business RSS feed and I heard that I may need to get permission to show it. I did some Googling but ...
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How to get an RSS feed (or equivalent) of photos from defined Facebook Page and User Profiles?

I'm looking for code or advice on how to get an RSS feed (or equivalent stream of data) of photos from one or more Facebook Pages and User Profile pages. Background: This is for a friend who wants ...
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Should I Include RSS Feed URLs in an XML Sitemap?

Simple question - Should I Include the RSS Feed URLs in my site's XML Sitemap? I am NOT asking whether I should USE an RSS Feed AS an XML sitemap, but rather, should I include the URLs to the ...
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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 can you tell how much BANDWIDTH RSS Feeds are taking up, overall?

I am considering pulling out RSS FEEDS from the default Outlook Mailbox configuration pushed to our users by Exchange. My two biggest reasons for doing this is that (1) I firmly believe that the ...
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How can I create a content widget generator? [closed]

Sites like Buzzfeed offer widgets (Javascript, PHP, WordPress, etc.) for syndicating their content on other sites. Does anyone have any ideas on how I could go about creating/implementing some kind of ...
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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 ...
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remap an xml feed to the address of a wordpress rss feed

I used to have a blog based on Wordpress and moved to one based on Jekyll. I can create a new feed in Jekyll by building an atom page in XML with a bit of Liquid code, like this The trouble is, the ...
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how can I find out which websites are linking to mine?

How can I have a RSS of new sites that link to mine? I would like to know which sites are linking to us. Is there any way to do that?
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Specializing RSS content

May I please have some help in using an RSS feed. Here is a link to an RSS feed: http://weather.uk.msn.com/RSS.aspx?wealocations=wc:NZXX0049&weadegreetype=C&culture=en-GB This is the feed ...
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Selfoss says “no entries found”

I installed selfoss as instructed in the readme, set up the rss feeds, but I get "no entries found" when I open it. Anyone got this problem?
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RSS feed : wrong encoding?

I just migrated my website to a brand new server, and now i'm having a weird issue. Some characters on my RSS feed are not properly encoded, as you can see here : ...
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.htaccess Redirect 301 in Wordpress – From Post to Page

By default, Wordpress posts are added to RSS feed. For my website, I want to include Wordpress pages to RSS feed. I know that some plugins could help me. Instead, I try to use redirect 301 in ...
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RSS feed aggregator

There used to be things called planets that aggregate all RSS feeds on a given subject. How legit are these sites? Can they legally repost the RSS contents (as much or as little it is supplied by the ...
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What news aggregator with approval system can I use?

We have an automated news feed that publishes news articles on our website when we have been mentioned in the media, but before the articles are published we would like to approve (or reject) them. ...
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How to add rss feed to website [closed]

Actually, i want to add rss feed to my website which can be read by google reader. For this what all should i do? I use php to create my website and i am totally new to xml and rss. What should I do?
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Which feed does Magento's attribute “In Feed” refer to?

I have been researching Magento's RSS feeds and there is an attribute for new products called 'In Feed'. My understanding was that this determined whether or not the product was added to the RSS ...
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Why are most of the RSS feed icon orange?

In websites, most of the RSS feed icons are orange/red. For instance in Pro Webmasters also the RSS feed menu is orange i.e., in tag subscription. What's the reason for using like that? Is there any ...
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Does displaying rss feeds in different blogs help get indexed and increase page rank?

I have a number of blogs that I run. One of them is old and gets good traffic so what I did is that I have placed the rss of all of the blogs onto the sidebar of each. I was wondering if this is good ...
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Error while showing feeds in blogger

I am trying to show my feeds on a blogger blog. The feed url is this but blogger says invalid feed url. The url opens fine on my browser.Please help me out. Thanks.
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RSS aggregator with related headlines…like Google News

Does anybody know of a script that would allow me to aggregate RSS feeds (and possibly have users submit their own) while also identifying related/similar headlines much like Google News? I don't ...
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RSS Filter and Compile

Does anyone know of a good way to compile say 20 RSS feeds and generate top news stories out of it? The idea is that we want to have a section on our wordpress site that pulls in feeds from many ...
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updated posts in my RSS feed

Should I put in my RSS feed posts that I've updated or I'll just update it but don't put it my RSS feed? (considering RSS feed contains latest 10 posts).
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How to update an RSS Feed?

Let's say we have a similar RSS feed like here. Where should I be inserting the new content? And, should all the articles be listed in an RSS feed?
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RSS vs Sitemap for SEO

What are the differences of the two and how can they help in SEO? I'm creating a custom-scripted CMS and I'm thinking if should I either add RSS/Sitemap/Both?
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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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How to obtain a page's GUID in Composite C1 CMS?

Question is pretty simple, I think. How can I find out what the page GUID for a certain page in my Composite C1 website is? I need it for RSS reading from a Blog within the CMS.
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Show wordpress posts on linkedin company page

I have a customer with a wordpress blog that wants to add their posts to their LinkedIn company page. Is it possible to add a wordpress feed like you can in user profiles? I saw that there was a ...
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Why does Google Reader only update our site's RSS feed once every 4-5 days?

We have a website with a RSS feed. When I use Google Reader to subscribe to the feed, it is only updated once in a while - something like every 4-5 days. In Google Reader the latest 2 or 3 posts ...
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Moving Feedburner to a new domain

I have a Wordpress blog (running Feedsmith plugin) that uses Feedburner for email and RSS subscribers. Currently this blog is located at http://www.myblog.com. I will be moving this Wordpress blog ...
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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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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 ...