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RSS I have some of what I need but, don't know what I am missing?
I have PhpBB Forum/HTML Site and Can make RSS URL Now What?
HappyMomAnna




msg:3125003
 2:23 am on Oct 18, 2006 (gmt 0)

I have been trying to figure out what I am missing for weeks now! The more I look the more I am confused!

I have a fully updated PHPBB Forum and a modification which allows me to create a Javascript or RSS Feed on my HTML site. I have NO Problem dropping the Javascript in but, understand RSS 2.0 is seen by search engines and Javascript is not.

When I use my PhPBB Forum program to create an RSS feed it seems to work very well and I get to an url or link.

Which is Great if I had a clue what to do with this once I got it I wouldn't be here now... Fact is I believe I am missing something... I am told to put this url in the aggregator which I don't think I have?

Either I am in WAY over my head or it is so simple I am just viewed as a dolt? Fact is, I wish I could figure out how to implement the RSS on my site....and now it is driving me crazy!

Any, kind of help would make my day!

Thank You,

Anna

 

agonyx2z




msg:3126032
 6:29 pm on Oct 18, 2006 (gmt 0)

Anna,

The URL of an RSS feed needs to be used with either an RSS reader such as Thunderbird, a web reader such as [netvibes.com...] or even using my yahoo. The feed produces XML. The next version of both Firebird and MSIE 7 will handle these in a human-friendly way enabled mere mortals to subscribe in the browser to feeds. This is a Good Thing IMO.

hth

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