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Fail to run RSS
Using "Short Guide" by Rincey
tomda




msg:3065520
 10:04 am on Aug 30, 2006 (gmt 0)

Short guide available at [webmasterworld.com...]

I thought I would be able to include RSS on my website using the great tutorial from Rincey but it failed.

1/ I have include error_reporting(E_ALL); in my feed.php but get no error message.
2/ When running feed.php, it take some time to parse and when done, I get an empy HTML document.
3/ I have unslashed the print_r($rss) in feed.php but get nothing.
4/ Lastly, a file has been created in the templates_c folder, file compiled from /rssdemo/templates/itemlist.html

Any idea what may be wrong?
Thank you

 

tomda




msg:3065700
 12:22 pm on Aug 30, 2006 (gmt 0)

It works now. Sorry for my last message
Problem was due to firewall or connection since the script was working when creating a XML file on the server.

Thanks Rincey!

tomda




msg:3087033
 6:44 am on Sep 18, 2006 (gmt 0)

One more tip regarding Rincey tutorial [webmasterworld.com...]

You want to force magpierss to input/output UTF, use
define("MAGPIE_OUTPUT_ENCODING", "UTF-8");
define("MAGPIE_INPUT_ENCODING", "UTF-8");
define("MAGPIE_DETECT_ENCODING", false);

But I am still having problems to return a certain number of items. I have used the code given in Magpierss FAQ but it doesn't work
$rss = fetch_rss($url);
$items = array_slice($rss->items, 0, 3);

Any help to limit number of items using Magpiers would be very nice!

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