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Duplicating a RSS feed to show the whole post in addition to the feed showing snippets

Offering multiple feeds for the same entries is perfectly fine. This is commonly done to provide different formats, or, like in your case, to offer a feed with the full content and a feed with ...
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Can a website have multiple RSS feeds? How would the <link> and <channel> elements look?

It’s perfectly fine to offer multiple feeds. You could even offer multiple feeds for the same items, e.g., one for the full content and one for excerpts. There is nothing that would have to be ...
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Is it 'ok' to have IFrame tags in RSS feeds?

Is it 'ok' to have IFrame tags in RSS feeds? Well, as the error states, "interoperability with the widest range of feed readers could be improved" ...if the iframe tag was removed. This is ...
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How to Substitute HTML Entities in RSS?

I think a solution suggested by Tomalak should work universally. Ref: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/3805050/xml-parser-error-entity-not-defined His solution was to convert character entities to ...
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Do article pages need to have an RSS Feed page?

No, the way you have it set up is good. You want an RSS feed for all posts and then another for each category. The reason for this is that people subscribe to them - they'll either be interested in ...
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Is it legal to cache RSS images on my server?

Much of this depends upon what country you are in. In the U.S., the law is quite clear. Your scenario does not provide enough information. For example, do you have permission to use the RSS and ...
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How to Substitute HTML Entities in RSS?

RSS (and Atom) are based on XML, so the issue you are having is that the & in the HTML entities isn't valid. Typically you can solve this by double encoding the entities so that the & becomes &...
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Can you nest "<![CDATA[ ... ]]>" blocks when generating RSS feeds?

why would anyone ever want to use CDATA blocks [...] ? That's a good question. I think the key is here: since we are outputting a RSS document with a bunch of random content, it can obviously ...
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Does Google News submission require that a website only submits news articles or can they be "how to" or "top 10 series" articles?

Yes, Google is very strict. It's hard to get listed. If you only have a blog then just say you are a blog. There are guidelines and content policies available in the news publisher center I'm being ...
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How can I fix Authentication Failed error in Google Merchants while fetching the feed?

After a hard job, finally I find the reason and solution for above error and here I want to share it with others. The reason for above error was blocking the crawl IP by firewall in the Cloudflare and ...
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How can search engines find my RSS feed?

You should include meta tags in the <head> section of your pages with feeds: <link rel='alternate' type='application/rss+xml' title='RSS' href='http://example.com/rss.xml'> <link rel='...
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How can search engines find my RSS feed?

There is no reason to assume that consumers would look at /rss.xml when they are looking for a feed. Feeds don’t have a reserved filename/location. You would typically link your feeds from relevant ...
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How can search engines find my RSS feed?

Google recommends adding any rss feeds into webmaster for optimal crawling. An rss feed generally is a list of updates, and google can use this information to find new pages faster. Here is a blog ...
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