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How do I link to RSS feeds from other sites?
Need a how to to using RSS
alcheme




msg:1542380
 11:17 pm on Mar 18, 2004 (gmt 0)

Does anyone know how to use RSS and how to set it up?

I want to link some news feeds from other sites to mine but I am unclear as to how it works.

~Shane

 

rogerd




msg:1542381
 12:20 am on Mar 19, 2004 (gmt 0)

You can use a script - browser-based scripts (javascript) won't show up when search engines scan the page. Server-side scripts (php, asp) will embed the content in the page before it is served so that the content will get indexed.

Try hotscripts.com or similar sites for some starting points.

AmeriClicks




msg:1542382
 5:55 pm on Apr 2, 2004 (gmt 0)

You must use a reader or "parser" that will take the RSS and reformat it for your site.

Feedwrapper, Feedroll etc are all some that "wrap" the rss in JavaScript so that you can display them on your site.

There are some programs that will allow you to parse feeds, try hotscripts and see what they have. We provide a simple parser on our site that is preconfigured for our feeds. Other sites might have similar tools as well.

lexipixel




msg:1542383
 5:36 am on Apr 3, 2004 (gmt 0)

just deleted my suggestion..(noticed my answer was same as above -- FeedWrapper).

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