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Need some rss feed help
Need some rss feed help
indodpendo




msg:1541655
 10:19 pm on Mar 15, 2005 (gmt 0)

A friend told me about ress feeds and how you can make your own. i made my own form a tutorial what i dont know is how to make it run i really dont get what it does and all that. im new to it i made it and saved it as a .html

and i got the info that the tutorial had tall me what im doing wrong or how i load it so others can take some content from my site and i can get content from there site.
how does this all work i have this.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
<rss version="2.0">

<channel>
<title>mydomain</title>
<link>http://www.mydomain.com</link>
<description>comic book info </description>
<copyright>Copyright 2005, mydomain.com</copyright>
<managingEditor>cwytch@cox.net shawn wytch</managingEditor>
<webMaster>domeain@mydomeain.com Fname lname</webMaster>

<item>
<title>mydomain comaics</title>
<link>http://www.mydomain.com/2>
<description> This is a comicbook readers dream</description>
</item>

</channel>
</rss>

 

indodpendo




msg:1541656
 10:20 pm on Mar 15, 2005 (gmt 0)

ive read alot how do i get other content on my site.
I have no idea ive read tutorails i need someone to tell me.

indodpendo




msg:1541657
 10:32 pm on Mar 15, 2005 (gmt 0)

I dont have any phpnuke or anything i jsut want to display some content somewhere.
If you can help me here please do i want to be able to do this.

teaperson




msg:1541658
 7:02 pm on Mar 17, 2005 (gmt 0)

Except for the missing </link> tag, you've written a valid RSS file. Save it with the extension .xml or .rss, upload it to your website like you would an html page, and you have an RSS file. Put a link to it on your site, and someone else can access it.

You need to think about what you actually want the RSS for: if it is to let friends keep up to date with your latest content, you need to find a way to let them know about it, and then they can subscribe. You'll want to keep the RSS file updated regularly with new links to your website.

If you want to use RSS content on your website, I'd recommend checking out feedroll <snip> which makes it very easy.

[edited by: werty at 9:04 pm (utc) on Mar. 17, 2005]
[edit reason] Removed URL please see TOS #13 [/edit]

eurotrash




msg:1541659
 11:58 pm on Mar 19, 2005 (gmt 0)

Maybe you could check out this explanation/history of RSS here [xml.com]. Then decide what you want to do with RSS whether it be publish your own feed or take other feeds to put content on your site(s). If you want to publish feeds, I would suggest the workshop/tutorial here [rssgov.com].

To find RSS feeds for your site, there are many feed directories and you will find links to them in this forum.

If you need any other help, please post again.

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