homepage Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from
register, free tools, login, search, pro membership, help, library, announcements, recent posts, open posts,
Become a Pro Member

Visit PubCon.com
Home / Forums Index / Code, Content, and Presentation / RSS, ATOM, and Related Technologies
Forum Library, Charter, Moderators: bill & werty

RSS, ATOM, and Related Technologies Forum

Blogs, RSS and searching
Looking for a way to search the bigger blogsites

 11:18 pm on Sep 7, 2004 (gmt 0)

I've been trying to work out how to do this for the last few days, but I'm kind of stuck now...

What I want to do is search any/several of the major personal blog sites for recent posts related to a certain topic, pull the associated feeds and then process them for a little further study offline.

The back-end mechanics I'm fine with - but for some reason none of the major blog sites seems to be able to offer a decent post search (or any obvious search function in most cases).

I thought about a limited Google but I really wanted just recent data.

Any ideas?

- Tony



 11:53 pm on Sep 7, 2004 (gmt 0)

Tony, could you give an example of a major blog site? I'm trying to understand what you're looking for but I need an example.


 12:01 am on Sep 8, 2004 (gmt 0)

Blogger? Typepad? Livejournal?

At the moment I'd mainly looking at centrally hosted/managed blogs as I thought the level of organisation and standardisation would make my life easier.

- Tony


 12:39 am on Sep 8, 2004 (gmt 0)

You can try something like [technorati.com...] - although I'm not sure if that's what you're looking for.


 12:55 am on Sep 8, 2004 (gmt 0)

Thx chrisnrae, nice find! That's the sort of thing I'm looking for I think, although I'll probably have a better idea after I get some sleep and meddle with it properly tomorrow.

- Tony


 5:28 am on Sep 13, 2004 (gmt 0)

Sounds like you want to use Feedster.

Global Options:
 top home search open messages active posts  

Home / Forums Index / Code, Content, and Presentation / RSS, ATOM, and Related Technologies
rss feed

All trademarks and copyrights held by respective owners. Member comments are owned by the poster.
Home ¦ Free Tools ¦ Terms of Service ¦ Privacy Policy ¦ Report Problem ¦ About ¦ Library ¦ Newsletter
WebmasterWorld is a Developer Shed Community owned by Jim Boykin.
© Webmaster World 1996-2014 all rights reserved