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How often does Google Home Page update feed?
macz_g

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Msg#: 3283088 posted 7:36 pm on Mar 15, 2007 (gmt 0)

Does anyone know how often Google Home page updates the feed? And is there anyway to say how often to check in your rss feed code?

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bill

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Msg#: 3283088 posted 1:18 am on Mar 16, 2007 (gmt 0)

Normally when you update a feed your software or system will send out a ping to the service provider, like Google. (You can also do this manually.) That ping is a signal to them that the content has been updated and that they should fetch your updated RSS feed. Without the ping most feed aggregation services will check on a regular basis. Google, for example, seems to drop by my feeds once a day if I don't ping them. There may be greater or lesser frequency depending on how often you update.

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