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Yahoo RSS feed link not showing updated rss
What am I doing wrong.
TammyJo

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Msg#: 3240241 posted 1:48 am on Feb 2, 2007 (gmt 0)


I have the "My Yahoo" button on my site and it is still displaying the feed from November 06.

I update the xml feed monthly, but I can't seem to get this to display correctly.

Any help would be appreciated :)

 

bill

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Msg#: 3240241 posted 2:32 am on Feb 2, 2007 (gmt 0)

Has the feed ever updated? Have you changed the address of your feed? Are you certain that the feed you're pointing to is the one that you're updating regularly?

TammyJo

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Msg#: 3240241 posted 12:17 am on Feb 3, 2007 (gmt 0)

Yes, it is all the same, I update the file and Yahoo has updated in the past. If I click on the direct link to the feed, it appears correctly, when I click on the Yahoo feed button, it gives me Novembers feed.

Any other ideas? :)

[edited by: TammyJo at 12:18 am (utc) on Feb. 3, 2007]

bill

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Msg#: 3240241 posted 3:11 am on Feb 3, 2007 (gmt 0)

That's odd.
Yahoo schedules updates automatically. It should be picking up changes on its own.

Have you pinged them when you update the feed?

http://api.my.yahoo.com/rss/ping?u=[red][YOUR RSS URL][/red]

TammyJo

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Msg#: 3240241 posted 8:55 am on Feb 12, 2007 (gmt 0)

Thank you so much! Do I need to do this everytime I update?

bill

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Msg#: 3240241 posted 12:52 am on Feb 13, 2007 (gmt 0)

A lot of blog systems will ping URLs like that every time there's a new post on the site. It won't hurt for you to ping them when there are changes.

Did pinging that URL work for you?

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