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How to turn this XML in to a Firefox Live Bookmark?
JAB Creations

 2:27 pm on Oct 5, 2005 (gmt 0)

Last night I somehow made the following XML in to a live bookmark in Firefox. However I'm not sure what I have to do to put this on my site for others to EASILY click and somehow make in to a livebookmark?

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<rss version="2.0">
<title>JAB Creations News</title>
<description>News posted by Name.</description>

<title>Opera 8.5 is now free!</title>
<pubDate>Saturday, September 16th, 2005</pubDate>
<description>Opera has released Opera 8.5 which now is completely free...</description>

<title>AWSTATS Enhanced Returns this weekend!</title>
<pubDate>Saturday, September 16th, 2005</pubDate>
<description>The best web statistics script of all time is returning...</description>


So what do I do now?

[edited by: jatar_k at 4:23 pm (utc) on Oct. 5, 2005]
[edit reason] examplified personal references [/edit]



 3:22 pm on Oct 5, 2005 (gmt 0)

All you need is the following HTML in the <head> section of any page on which you want to offer the live bookmarks feed.

<link rel='alternate' type='application/rss+xml' title='Some Title' href='/path/to/feed.xml' />

This will make Firefox display the orange "Live Bookmark" icon in the bottom right hand corner - you might want to produce some on page content to draw attention to it.

Opera will display a small blue "RSS" glyph in the address bar, but again, it's not that obvious to a user that's not expecting it.

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