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How do I load another's site RSS Feed onto MY SITE

 12:06 am on Jan 26, 2007 (gmt 0)

So I have a simple HTML website and I would like my visitors to see the news from an affiliate site (which has its own RSS Feed).

I have been looking and everywhere info about RSS Feeds and it seems all people write about is how to MAKE your own RSS Feed, which I don't care for.

How do I load this other site's feed for visitors on MY site?



 2:40 am on Jan 26, 2007 (gmt 0)

Check out our Library [webmasterworld.com]. There is a good thread in there that explains how you can add RSS to your site.


 7:46 am on Jan 26, 2007 (gmt 0)

Thanks for your reply, but is there any other way to do this other than through PHP?. My host does not support PHP.

I read somewhere that it can also be done with Javascript...?


 8:04 am on Jan 26, 2007 (gmt 0)

Sure. There are all sorts of ways to do it. A search for RSS parsers that use JavaScript [google.com] came back with quite a few hits.


 8:05 am on Jan 26, 2007 (gmt 0)

I will look into that, Thanks a million!


 2:27 pm on Jan 29, 2007 (gmt 0)

A great advantage of rss is that the search engines love it,
however they can't read javascript.
If you use a programme such as carp (theres a free version) then the spiders will be able to read it.


 9:48 am on Feb 10, 2007 (gmt 0)

I have found a few free javascrip RSS feed displayers online which I have gotten working. However, I would prefer to start with a very simple dispaly so I can customise it so the appearance matches the rest of my site. That is, one where I provide all the javascript files etc rather than linking to some other site that does everything for me. Is this easy to do? I checked the library for what appears to be the PHP version of what I am trying to do, but I am not familiar with PHP, only javascript. Am I trying to get myself in too deep?


 5:37 am on Feb 11, 2007 (gmt 0)

Never mind, I got the php thing working. I couldn't respond to the thread in the library. If capty is still having that error, I had the same problem and fixed it. The problem was that /rssdemo was not in the root directory, so I had to change it to /news/rssdemo

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